Job Description

Oncology Data Abstractor

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

In partnership with the Senior Data Analyst, the Oncology Data Abstractor (ODA) reviews a variety of data sources to identify and abstract data elements needed to complete a longitudinal patient record for analyses.  The ODA will also work with the HEOR team to identify what data elements can be abstracted for projects and assist with the development of NLP tools to enhance data abstraction.

Job Responsibilities

70%|  Identify and abstract all necessary data elements to complete a longitudinal patient record for individual projects or enterprise wide data sets.
10%|  Work with HEOR and analytics team to identify data sources for necessary variables.
15%|  Work with technology team on training and improving NLP tools to enhance data abstraction.
5%|  Other duties to be assigned

Skills, Education and Additional Information

  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent and minimum 3-5 years of experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • CTR certification or other clinical degree (Nurse, Pharmacist, Med Tech, etc.)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in oncology
  • Abstract experience required 
  • Must have basic Microsoft office experience including word, excel, and PowerPoint.


We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

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