• Job Title: Program Assistant
  • Job ID: 456466
  • Location: James Cancer Hospital/CCC
  • Department: Cancer Registry
  • Full/Part Time: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Shift: Day
  • FTE %: 100
  • Salary Range Min: $12.03
  • Salary Range Max: $18.15

Position summary

Program Assistant (Job Opening 456466) - Scope of Position
The James Cancer Registry is responsible for collecting and maintaining data on cancer patients. This department operates Monday through Friday, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located at 1590 N. High Street,
Suite 535, South Campus Gateway, Columbus, OH.

Position Summary
The cancer registry assistant is responsible for performing follow-up activities on all alive patients in the cancer registry database to maintain the American College of Surgeons? standard of an 80 percent follow-up rate for all analytic patients from the cancer registry reference date and 90 percent follow-up rate for all analytic patients diagnosed within the last five years, or from the cancer registry reference date, whichever is shorter.
Enters new cancer cases in the cancer registry database suspense file with the demographics information for the cancer registry specialists to abstract.
Update cases with death information as provided by the cancer registry QA team.
Serves as back ?up to admin assistant for processing staff timekeeping.
Cancer registry assistant also assists the QA team with special projects as needed.

Education and experience

High School graduate or some college education preferred. Familiarity of electronic medical records content, chart review, and an understanding of medical and oncology terminology is required. Ability to communicate effectively with tumor registry personnel and outside clients.