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Last updated 9/12/2023

Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry: Three [3] Temporary Part-Time Positions
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Job Description:

Full job description including daily duties:

The temp position(s) will be assisting the Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry with support to a federally and state legislatively mandated surveillance system by collecting, reviewing, and maintaining tumor specific and demographic information related to each case that is diagnosed or treated in the state of Oklahoma:

- Ensuring cancer case completeness by conducting follow-back for “death certificate only” reported cancer cases. They will assist in linking other sources of data with the death only records to obtaining information of reporting sources. Send notifications to hospital and non-hospital reporting healthcare facilities and track down additional cancer information to complete a cancer report.

- Assist registry functions to consolidate reported cancer cases, review duplicate cases, case finding reportable cancer cases, abstracting cancer information from hospital records, cleaning data through edits and completing follow up for cases reported through death certificates.


Degree/Certification Required: An associate degree from a Health Information Management (HIM) program, certification as a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) and minimum 2 years’ experience in cancer abstraction within healthcare/registry setting, and preferred certification: Certified Tumor Registrar

Weekly Work Schedule: Up to 20 hours per week. Schedule agreed upon with Supervisor.


Top 5 Criteria of a Successful Candidate:

1. CTR certification preferred

2. 2 or more years’ experience in cancer abstraction in healthcare/registry setting

3. Experience with Rocky Mountain Cancer Data System (RMCDS)

4. Attention to detail

5. Has their own computer

Start and End Dates: August 15, 2023 – December 6, 2023


Additional Notes:

This part time position will be a fully remote teleworking position. Employees will be required to follow the OSDH telework policy. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of the computer and phone.

Position requires for employee to have their own computer that will be used to remotely access the OCCR/OSDH network.
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