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Data Management Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Children's at Houston Mill 
Requisition #:  34081



The Data Management Coordinator identifies patients alleged to have specific disease diagnoses, confirms the diagnosis clinically or pathologically, and determines whether these patients meet specific criteria for inclusion in a database. Abstracts demographic, diagnostic, and epidemiologic treatment and survival information from inpatient and outpatient reports, records, and electronic databases. Increases the functionality of the Cancer Registry to meet the needs of internal customers and members of the department. May manage projects related to data acquisition and tracking that are not related to a database. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No professional certifications required
  • 4 years of experience in database management or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field
  • CTR certified or eligible
  • Experience working with Epic
  • Clinical research experience in a hospital setting
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and other report-writing programs
  • Demonstrated written/verbal communication skills
  • Organization skills to manage time effectively and coordinate multiple projects
  • Demonstrated teaching skills
  • Reads and interprets the various components of the medical record, such as pathology reports, radiology x-rays and scans, physical findings, and all treatment modalities, and uses the information to correctly abstract and stage cancer cases employing various required staging systems.
  • Determines the site of origin (topography) and histologic type (morphology) of the cancer and codes according to the International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O), ICD-9, and other coding standards.
  • Accurately abstracts health information from the computerized and paper-based medical records into the oncology registry software maintaining no greater than a 6-month backlog for first time diagnosis to abstraction at all times.
  • Stages cancer records according to the American Joint Commission of Cancer TNM Staging System, as well as the SEER Summary Staging System, and collaborative staging system.
  • Maintains the components of the cancer-related data collection system consistent with all regulatory and procedural policies.
  • Conducts the timely submission of oncology data to the Georgia Center for Cancer Statistics.

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1547 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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