QA Manager

WI Cancer Reporting System

The Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System is currently hiring for a QA Manager position; see below for the general description of job duties. Interested parties need to apply by September17th. The link below provides complete instructions on the application process and the on-line exam. Please forward this notice as appropriate.


Questions regarding the exam can be directed to Kate Hattery at 608-266-1555 or Make sure to include the job announcement code 13-03270 in your inquiry.


Job Duties: Under general supervision by the Health Analytic Section Chief in the Office of Health Informatics, this position is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, maintenance and evaluation of the Wisconsin Cancer Reporting System’s (WCRS) quality assurance plan. This plan is consistent with Department guidelines as defined by Chapter 255.04 Wisconsin Statutes, Cancer Reporting, and the National Program of Cancer Registries Program Standards as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cancer Surveillance Branch. This position is responsible for ensuring the data system and quality objectives and priorities are met.

This position works in collaboration with the WCRS Program Director, Data GIS/coordinator, Education Coordinator, and CDC Registry Plus programmers in the application and feasibility for employing complex, emerging software technologies for WCRS. This position ensures that data entities and relationships are consistent with Department and CDC models and data policies to facilitate integration between other data systems, where appropriate,coordinates and implements the integration of such systems. This position coordinates all access to the WCRS data system and develops the business rules and specifications for maintenance and enhancement of the WCRS database. This position has the main responsibility for data editing activities, developing quality control methods/procedures to assure completeness and timeliness of data and all annual data submissions to national standard setters. The position develops long-range strategies for database quality control management and compliance with federal and state standards as well as report development and analysis.

Special Notes: Due to the nature of this position, all applicants who may be appointed may be required to allow the Department of Health Services to conduct a background check to determine whether circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.

Well qualified applicants will have a Certified Tumor Registrar license,which is a federal requirement for the position, or will be able to obtain the credentials within 2 years of appointment to the position.


Kate Hattery