Oregon Health & Science University

Registry Coordinator 1 (Research Assistant 2)

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Type
Center for Hematologic Malignancies BMT Registry
Salary Range
$35,568 - $47,928
Monday - Friday; may telecommute once trained
8:00 am - 5:00 pm; flexibility in start and end times
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The OHSU Center for Hematologic Malignancies Bone Marrow Transplant Registry Team directly supports the OHSU Bone Marrow Transplant clinical program by meeting data reporting obligations to the Center for International Blood and Marrow Research (CIBMTR) and to the Northwest Marrow Transplant Program (NWMTP). OHSU’s Center for Hematologic Malignancies is a part of OHSU’s Knight Cancer Institute.

Function/Duties of Position


  1. Responsible for the identification, preparation and submission of hematopoietic stem cell transplant-related data gathered from medical chart review from referring providers, querying of program physicians, and OHSU electronic medical records.  Data abstraction will be in the following subject areas: diagnosis and medical history, transplant and baseline data, post-transplant complications including graft-versus-host disease, relapse of malignancy, organ toxicity, and infection.
  2. Data entry into the CIBMTR’s database and to the program’s internal database.
  3. Assists with internal audits of data to ensure accuracy and completeness of data submissions.
  4. Requires an understanding of how to identify adequate source documentation in the EMR and referring provider medical records for accurate completion of CIBMTR forms.

Required Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or AA plus 3 years experience

ExperienceIf AA degree, 3 year previous experience with medical terminology, research and/or data management

 Job Related Knowledge and Skills

1) Ability to prioritize multiple tasks at one time. 2) Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills:  both written and verbal. 3) Ability to work independently and as part of a team while being collaborative in resolving problems. 4) Must be proficient with computers running Windows and PC applications e.g. MS Excel, Oracle, Access, Word and PowerPoint). 5) Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person. 6) Must possess energy and drive to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. 7) Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships.

Able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree with coursework in science

Experience:  Working knowledge of oncology/stem cell transplant medical terminology. Managing and entering data in Access database, Excel, or similar applications.

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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