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Cancer Registration System Development SMEs - E1065

JOB NUMBER: 1065 | LOCATION: ATLANTA, GA | CLEARANCE/ACCESS LEVEL: NACI
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AMDEX is a seasoned high-technology services firm specializing in data sciences and cloud solutions, application development and maintenance, program management, and health IT operations leveraging experience and trusted talent to solve the federal government’s most pressing business and technical challenges. Our staff is a family of professional individuals who provide services that exceeds our client's objectives.  We value our employees and do all we can to take care of them.

Cancer Registration System Development SMEs
Multiple senior level positions available on a team that provides subject matter expertise in the areas of classification of diseases, cancer staging and treatment, coding systems and standards and cancer registry software development and implementation. Provide technical, managerial, and administrative direction for problem definition, analysis, requirements development, and implementation for complex to extremely complex systems in the public health field. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Provide ongoing technical support for customers using key Registry Plus tools (Abstract Plus, Prep and CRS/TLC Plus, Registry Plus online help and Registry Plus Utility programs), as well as all Collaborative Stage Data Collection System (CS) conversion utilities and programs.
  • Develop tools and methods to streamline support for customers using CS and Registry Plus Online Help.
  • Perform software analysis, interface design, and testing; including performing application review and providing specifications to programmers, generating usability testing materials and collaborating with usability engineers and programmers to incorporate usability testing results.
  • Develop specifications for national cancer reporting standards, contributing to design of new modules, and performing problem identification and resolution testing as needed.
  • Generating software system documentation, user training materials, software manuals, and context-sensitive online help for the various Registry Plus applications.
  • Provide training at NPCR-sponsored workshops and presentations at national conferences and other meetings as required, and providing software demonstrations as required.
  • Maintain a national cancer community presence and leadership role via regular participation in various North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) committee teleconferences, contributing towards decision-making regarding implementation and enforcement of national cancer reporting standards.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in population-based cancer registry operations in the areas of: registry operations, data flow, data collection, data editing, quality control, auditing for accuracy/completeness, applicable standards for coding and classification, registry software systems, and CS.
  • Develop and maintain Registry Plus Online Help, a reference resource combining the content of major standard coding manuals published by, for example, the National Cancer Institute and American College of Surgeons, into a single HTML help system with a combined index, full-text searching, and hyperlinks within and between manuals.
  • Analyze and reformat content of standard manuals into HTML as updates are issued at least annually.
  • Use Adobe RoboHelp to maintain and compile the online help versions of manuals.
  • Use Microsoft Access to maintain control table and pick lists for the software products.
  • Serve on Mapping Team, Informatics Team, and CS Technical Advisory Panel for the CS project, the North-America-wide system for collecting standardized data on extent of disease and stage classification for reported cancers
  • Develop code sets for new data items.
  • Develop conversion specifications when the system is revised.
  • Consult on design and implementation of special studies as needed, especially with establishing code sets and modifying Registry Plus products to meet study requirements.
  • Participate in collaborative work with other agencies and organizations to standardized data, for example, by sitting on standing NAACCR committees.
  • Actively participate in Developers Meetings and contributes to the feature sets for enhancements of Registry Plus products.
  • Prepare both technical documentation for customer-based IT support staff and training materials for end users of Registry Plus products.
Requirements: 
  • At least 25 years of experience in the areas of cancer surveillance methods and standards for cancer registry software development and implementation including requirements development, testing, documentation, and training of users.
  • 10 or more years of experience with cancer registry operations and software with a bachelor’s degree (8 years of experience with Masters), including at least 5 years at a central cancer registry with major focus on registry operations, software or system solutions, and data quality assurance, and at least 3 years with a nationally focused cancer surveillance system; 5 or more years of experience with the CDC Registry Plus suite of software.
  • Experience developing technical documentation, including documentation for software applications in the form of training manuals, online.
  • Subject matter expertise in the areas of classification of diseases, cancer staging and treatment, and coding systems and standards, for development of data collection tools for ongoing and special projects, such as the multi-agency Collaborative Stage system, special studies of comparative effectiveness, and mapping data elements from pathology reports onto cancer registry data elements.
  • Subject matter expertise in cancer registry operations, automated central cancer registry functions, and cancer data standards; ability to analyze complex problems in areas of expertise and provides organized and effective written recommendations to decision makers, with attention to both technical and political ramifications of proposed solutions.
  • Subject matter expertise, analysis skills, and writing skills to create software program specifications and user documentation.
  • Certified as a CTR; knowledge of health applications and software development processes; extensive experience with documenting software functionality development of context-sensitive help, developing materials for and conducting user training, and providing technical support.
  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills for conveying highly technical medical and IT information to diverse audiences, such as cancer registrars; software programmers and analysts; physicians, including pathologists and clinicians; and program administrators.
  • Exceptionally well-developed analysis and writing skills, including ability to organize complex material, propose solutions, and craft appropriate documents in multiple styles to meet different requirements and audiences.
  • Experience with relational database packages such as Microsoft Access; experience with SQL, including designing SQL queries and scripts; experience with RoboHelp online help authoring software.
  • Experience with data quality assurance activities, generation of reports, and electronic submission of data sets to governmental agencies and other national and international organizations; Proven history of analyzing, summarizing, and publishing program, research and surveillance results and technical documentation.

AMDEX Corporation offers a competitive salary package and attractive benefits package.  

Group Health Insurance

¨       Medical

¨       Dental * Ortho available

¨       Vision

Employer Paid Life and Disability Insurance

10 Federal Holidays                              PTO accrual with annual cash-out program available

401(k) Plan with company match            Flexible Spending Accounts: Medical, Dependent, Transit

Tuition Reimbursement                          Training Assistance 

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