Health Records Specialist

21005175 Requisition #
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Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Medical Records or a human health science, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in medical records, epidemiology, or disease data collection.
  • Cancer Registry (3-5 years) experience, including experience in data collection, analysis, processing, coding, and reporting of cancer data and performance of critical review of the data.
  • Certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR).
  • PC computer software proficiency.
  • Provide a home-based office, including security and a network provider to facilitate the transmission of electronic data to the central office or to receive electronic information/data.
  • The ability to travel overnight, and a valid US driving license and the ability to meet the University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standard. 


Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience working with American College of Surgeons (ACoS) cancer program requirements.
  • A background in epidemiologic research and disease data collection methodology.
  • Evidence of good verbal and written communication skills.


Application Process: 

  • To be considered, applicants must upload a resume and a cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
  • Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.


Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Percent of Time: 100%


Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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