Student Worker Position (Part-Time)

Website Louisiana Tumor Registry

Requirements: Must be enrolled as a full time student in LSUHSC School of Public Health

Job Duties: Pathology report data entry, coding, and management within the SEER Database, De-identification of tumor specimens and pathology reports

  • Familiarity with Louisiana geography
    • For assignment of correct region of diagnosis
  • Background with knowledge, recognition and application of medical terminology
    • Ability to read and interpret pathology reports and terminology
    • Must acquire knowledge of coding, processing, scanning and uploading paper pathology reports from a variety of Louisiana facilities in various phases of conversion to Epath (Note: there is no standardized format in pathology reporting so the screener must have experience to recognize, locate, and interpret the key diagnostic terms.
  • Knowledge in data entry:
    • Word
    • Excel
    • Access (preferred, but not essential)
    • SEER*DMS – LTR’s data management system; will be taught
  • Letters and documents
    • Grammar
    • Formatting
    • Accuracy
  • Familiarity with document quality control
    • Accurate entry of pathology report data into the registry database management system  (SEER*DMS);
    • Attention to detail
    • Good observational skills
    • Ability to edit and recognize data error & omission
    • Problem solver


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