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Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional
Requisition Number RE34636
Working Title East Non-Hospital Coordinator
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The position may be required to travel to non hospital facilities in assigned area. Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods of time, repetitive motion.
Monday – Friday, primarily days (minimum 40 hrs/wk)
Job Summary
The Markey Cancer Center is seeking an Abstractor Coordinator Senior Regional. This position is responsible for collecting detailed cancer information on behalf of the Kentucky Cancer Registry for cancer patients diagnosed and/or treated in multiple Kentucky non-hospital facilities. Data are abstracted through chart reviews that may be conducted in person or through remote electronic health record (EHR) access. Data must follow national coding standards established by the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) and the American College of Surgeons. Data are collected using a wide variety of software applications and EHR systems. Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification is essential. In addition, this position is responsible for a performing annual death clearance processing for the Kentucky Cancer Registry and Inter State Data Exchange. Duties include communication and coordination with external agencies and state cancer registries.

This position will have a fully remote work arrangement.

IMPORTANT: Resumes and CVs cannot be substituted for a completed application. Incomplete applications could disqualify you from being considered for this position. To be considered you must fully complete the online application being sure to only put one (1) job title for each entry (multiple job titles for one employer must have separate entries), the # of hours worked per week and your ending salary. You will also be required to upload a cover letter and resume. Optionally, if you have your CTR Certification, please upload it as Specific Request 1. You must be willing to obtain and maintain a CTR Certification within 2 years of employment.

To view our exceptional benefits, please visit https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Familiarity with laptop computer operation and basic maintenance. Experience with medical terminology, coding or medical records. Experience with MS Windows, Excel, and EPIC. Cancer coding desired
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s degree + 3 years and Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) preferred
Deadline to Apply 06/30/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

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