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Cancer Data Specialist II Intern in Daytona Beach, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Cancer Institute
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Job Description

Cancer Data Specialist II Intern AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Daytona Beach

Career growth and advancement potential

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High quality of life with low cost of living on the shores of sunny Daytona Beach, FL.

Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Abstracts data from the medical record, concurrently and retrospectively. Enters data entry as required and data submits through computer file or download for:
    • Performance Improvement projects which may be required by regulatory or accrediting bodies
    • External Performance Improvement and Clinical Best Practice initiatives
    • External comparative databases which may include those for specialized services such as NCDB:  NAPBC:  FCDS (State Reporting) with validation of data as required
    • Medical Staff or committee or department review on specific aspects of patient care as requested
    • Participates in oversight review of completed cases according to Quality Data Control Plan; correcting discrepancies within month of cases collected.
  • Reviews, identifies and accessions reportable cases from Pathology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and the hospital’s disease index. 
  • Assists with process of obtaining and reporting compliance of clinical staging by physicians in electronic health record to support accurate staging and collection of cancer data.  
  • Assists in development, data collection and production of data for at least three studies of quality or concordance with treatment guidelines using registry data, for the Cancer Center  for presentation and documenting in the Cancer Committee meeting minutes annually as required by the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer standards.
What You Will Need:

  • Must possess high-degree of concentration and precision for detail
  • Understands rules and regulations regarding privacy and confidentiality of patient information
  • Electronic Health Record experience is required.
  • Computer proficiency is required.
  • Driver’s License required.
  • Data management of extensive data set of large, multi-facility database
  • Analysis of data and compiling to format for use by physician and administrative audiences Preferred.
  • Understanding of current cancer diagnosis and therapeutic services Preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of use of Excel, Power Point and Word Preferred.
  • Working knowledge of ACoS accreditation guidelines and process is preferred.


  • Associate’s degree in health-related field;
  • Must have knowledge of computer systems to include MS Office (Outlook; Word; Excel, PowerPoint; electronic health record, such as Cerner
  • Requires background in medical terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, and data collection principles. 


    • Bachelor’s  in health-related field preferred
    • Working knowledge of ACoS accreditation guidelines and process.
    • Experience in Cancer Registry software process and reporting requirements
    • Experience and knowledge of reporting requirements of the Department of Public Health and accrediting agencies
    • Experience in monitoring and reporting quality indicators used for facility benchmarking and reimbursement.
    • Oncology experience in hospital or physician office
    • Minimum of  2 years experience working in cancer data management performing abstracting; quality improvement projects, serving as data quality and assessment analyst; data analysis;


  • Certification in Cancer Registry (CTR) is required within 3 years of hire
  • Registered Health Information Technologist - RHIT
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional, CCRP, CCRA
  • Current Florida RN license
Job Summary:

Responsible for management and maintenance of a comprehensive program of data collection and analysis of clinical care for internal and external benchmarking to improve patient outcomes and hospital processes (Commission on Cancer; NAPBC;  FCDS; National Cancer Data Base;  CDC, etc.). Re-abstracting oversight will is conducted for new case data collection per Quality Data Control Plan. Conducts on-going review of medical care to determine need for physician review or committee review or to establish that care rendered was appropriate.  Identifies opportunities for improving care or preventing events that have a negative impact on patient care.  Collects data for aggregation for defined Performance Improvement initiatives.  Prepares reports of data for hospital committees.  Assists in quality control oversight, promoting and coordinating cancer-related QI and development of Clinical Outcomes reports Participates in PI Teams.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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