Job Title: Program Specialist I
Opening & Closing Dates: November 2, 2012 – November 27, 2012
Location: Central Office – 211 E 7th Street, Suite 325, Austin, TX 78701
Agency: Texas Department of State Health Services
Cancer Epidemiology & Surveillance Branch (Texas Cancer Registry)
Posting Number: 214911
Salary Range: $2,970.91 - $3,787.83 monthly
PLEASE NOTE: The Texas Cancer Registry (Texas Department of State Health Services/Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch) cannot consider applications or resumes sent directly to our office. All applications for employment must be submitted through the Texas Health and Human Services System Job Center Website at: https://accesshr.hhsc.state.tx.us/. Select “HHS Job Opportunities for External Applicants Only” in the “For Non-HHS Employees Only” block. The posting number is 214911.
Performs moderately complex technical work in the planning, monitoring and implementing of the quality assurance operations and cancer registration guidelines in the Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance (CES) Branch. Work involves providing moderately consultative and technical services to the quality assurance staff within CES and planning, monitoring and implementation of quality assurance policy and procedures in the CESB. In conjuction with the Central Training Team evaluates and provides direction on updates to the Texas Cancer Registry (TCR) Reporting handbook, policy and procedure manuals and other training resources. Conducts data quality review and analysis to ensure reliability, completeness, consistency and comparability of cancer data. Work is performed under the limited direction of the Quality Assurance Manager and Team Lead with limited latitude for the use for initiative and independent judgment.
Initial Selection Criteria:
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or CTR eligible. Experience consolidating medical data
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or CTR eligible