HTR Database Systems & Tech Splst - ID#19067

Mar 29 2019
Job Description



University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center.  Regular, Full-Time, RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center (UHCC), Hawai‘i Tumor Registry (HTR), located in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.  Telework is permissible with Principal Investigator’s (PI) approval.  Physical work location will be in Honolulu, Hawai‘i.  Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 




DUTIES:  Develops and maintains specific information technologies, resources and infrastructure features and systems for the HTR including databases, audit/tracking, document management, and security systems.  Performs continuous analysis, trouble-shooting, maintenance and interventions, as necessary for the registry’s Information Systems and Technology (IST) operations and various operating platforms.  Represents HTR with respect as the technical IST contact for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Data Management System (SEER*DMS) information systems/data management issues at the local, state and national level. Provides technical computer advice, support, training, instruction and assistance to central/hospital registry, physicians, researchers, and partnership personnel for existing and new computer applications. 


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/TRAINING:  Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Computer Sciences, Information Sciences, Health Informatics, Scientific, Medical, or Public Health field or other related field.  EXPERIENCE:  At least two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in data systems management, design, security, and analysis.  ABIL/KNOW/SKILLS:  Demonstrated knowledge of database management skills including data security, design and analyses.  Working knowledge of multiple specialized medical and computer coding systems. Highly knowledgeable in the deployment, operations and use of the registry's proprietary data management applications, security operations, and management processes required by the employer and federal contractor, the NCI/SEER program. Understanding of industry standards and programming practices utilizing various operating systems, languages and environments; use of specialized central cancer registry software/applications; encryption, security operations and other essential cancer registry products; ability to troubleshoot and install PC hardware and software; design and program for a multi-user-networking environment; preparation and maintenance of detailed computer and programming documentation, including staff instruction and training for efficient computer utilization. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills with registry staff, researchers, partners, contractors and vendors. Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.  PHYSICAL/MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Expertise and ability to install necessary hardware and other equipment e.g., computer-monitors, servers, UPS, other equipment.  Ability to lift, carry, and stoop up to 60 pounds.  Ability to sit for extended periods of time; concentrate and perform data programming, coding and analysis. POLICY AND/OR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:  As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to the University of Hawai‘i's Cancer Center HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy and the Hawai‘i Tumor Registry HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy. Violation of the RCUH's, the UH's, or the business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). Must complete the University of Hawai‘i's Cancer Center HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training and the Hawai‘i Tumor Registry HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training immediately after hire or not later than employee’s initial exposure to HIPAA/PHI. Must maintain a current status on the University’s and/or the business entity's training requirements.  


SECONDARY QUALIFICATIONS:  Demonstrated prior competence and expertise with data systems and security systems, and implementing moderate level access controls for enterprise level health/government commerce activities. 


INQUIRIES:  Michael Green 356-5700 (Oahu). 


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to rcuh_employment If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-8344 or (808)956-0872. 


CLOSING DATE:  April 12, 2019


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