Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and two years of experience in an Allied Health field or closely related experience; OR four years of experience in an Allied Health field; OR certification as a tumor registrar (CTR).

Accepted related fields are Biology; Community Health Education; Health Information Management; Health Information Technology; Histotechnology; Nursing; Nutrition; Physical Therapy Assistant; Physician’s Assistant; and Public Health.

Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification required for satisfactory completion of probationary period.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.

Preferred Qualifications
RHIT and/or RHIA designation. Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR). Knowledge or completion of coursework in biology, anatomy, and/or physiology. Nursing experience and/or completion of a two-year program leading to a Registered Health Information Technician credential and/or completion of a four-year program leading to a Registered Health Information Administrator credential. Experience working in either a hospital tumor registry or a central registry. Experience coding cancer using ICD-O-3 or other related ICD codes.

The Central Registry Cancer Specialist II will assess data, ascertain whether data are accurate, consolidate data, diagnose and repair errors, and enter the data into computerized records. These records are essential to the fulfillment of the New York State Cancer Registry (NYSCR)’s mandate, which is to reduce the burden of cancer among New Yorkers.

The NYSCR collects data for use in determining cancer rates and trends, for health policy and planning, for epidemiological research (including case-control studies), for evaluation of cancer control interventions, and to identify and target high-risk populations.

Employee Benefits
Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!
Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2023-6498 on envelope.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans




About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.