Job Title: Public Health and Prevention Specialist II
Opening & Closing Dates: December 13, 2012 – Until Filled
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: 218299
Salary Range: $2,802.75 - $3,573.50
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://jobshrportal.cpa.texas.gov. From the drop-down menu under “Career Opportunities” select “Applicants.” The posting number is 218299.
Publ Hlth & Prevent Spcl II Performs moderately complex technical and analytical duties in the collection and reporting of cancer registry data in the Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch (CESB). Provides technical assistance and instruction to medical providers and others in cancer reporting methods. Performs International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) coding of cancer data. Participates in casefinding, re-abstracting and other quality control review and analysis to ensure reliability, completeness, consistency and comparability of cancer data. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Southwest Texas Registry Operations Group Manager and direction from the Team Lead with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Initial Selection Criteria:
Certified Tumor Registrar or Certified Tumor Registrar eligible. RHIA or RHIT or hold a bachelor’s or associate’s degree in a health related field from a U.S. college or university or foreign degree determined to be equivalent by an acceptable education evaluator. Experience or education in case ascertainment or coding medical data.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or certified tumor registrar eligible.