Job Opportunity: Cancer Registry of Greater California - Research Quality Control Specialist I

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: Cancer Registry of Greater California - Research Quality Control Specialist I

    Posted 05-30-2024 04:51 PM

    Dear NAACCR colleagues,


    The CRGC – Research Unit is excited to announce a job opportunity for a Research Quality Control Specialist I (QCSI).


    The research QCSI is responsible for supporting and managing short- and long-term primary data collection projects at the CRGC's Research Unit. This includes assisting with abstracting medical records, other data collection efforts, and project management as needed. The QCSI works directly with the study project coordinator and/or principal investigator, to ensure that data collection is completed within the project timeline and complies with the requirements of the study protocols. The QCSI will be responsible for abstracting cancer-relevant data from medical records and coding as per study protocol, coordinating requests for medical records and biospecimens from medical facilities, and recruiting participants.


    The full details of the job and instructions to apply for this posting (#1852) can be found at:


    CRGC, a program of Public Health Institute (PHI), is the largest registry in the National Cancer Institute's Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results SEER program, covering 48 of the 58 California counties, with a population of nearly 20 million residents and over 100,000 incident cancer cases each year. In addition to cancer surveillance, the CRGC conducts surveillance research using cancer registry data to enhance understanding of cancer incidence, mortality, treatment utilization, and survival in CRGC catchment areas and within California. It's research staff often work collaboratively with internal and external epidemiologists/researchers including research staff from California Cancer Registry (CCR) and other regional registry researchers on surveillance and outcome research. CRGC is also responsible for broadening the use of registry data for cancer research through data access and disclosure and responding to community concerns around cancer occurrences within its catchment areas.


    The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being, and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally, and internationally.




    Thank you,




    Anshu Shrestha, PhD, MPH

    Interim Program Director/Research Scientist III

    Cancer Registry of Greater California/Public Health Institute

    1750 Howe Avenue, Suite 550

    Sacramento, CA  95825

    Phone: (916) 779-0360