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University of Kansas Medical Center Program Assistant- Cancer Center in Kansas City, Kansas

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rProgram Assistant- Cancer Center




SOM KC Cancer Center Administration



Position Title:

Program Assistant- Cancer Center

Job Family Group:

Professional Staff

Job Description Summary:

The Program Assistant is an entry level position supporting the Biospecimen Repository Core Facility (BRCF) Program Director. This individual will assist with historic database clean up and specimen inventory.

The University of Kansas Cancer Center (KUCC) is the region\'s only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center where patients gain access to the most promising therapies, cutting-edge clinical trials and world class research.

Work modality: On campus

Job Description:

Required Qualifications

Education: High school diploma or GED equivalency.

Work Experience: Experience with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

Education: Bachelor\'s degree in a scientific or healthcare related field.

Work Experience:

  • Familiar with working with temperature sensitive samples and dry ice.
  • Understanding of cryogenic storage procedures.
  • Background with scientific terminology.
  • Experience using computers and multiple databases.


  • Detail-oriented skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Multitasking skills
  • Work independently, be self-directed and flexible.

Job Duties Outlined:

  • Inventory samples from freezers for entry into our database.
  • Retrieve samples from hospital main lab.
  • Ensure sample integrity by following proper handling procedures. Follow biological safety guidelines.
  • Gathers, organizes, and prepares source documents for data entry into the appropriate system database.
  • Always follows data program security practices and procedures.
  • Reviews data entered against the original source documents for accuracy and corrects any data entry errors or duplications.
  • Required to navigate within multiple browser windows to locate and transfer proper information between systems.
  • Create spreadsheets and retrieves data from the database as requested.
  • Create and maintain basic reporting matrix for the BRCF.
  • Responsible for supporting the ongoing data projects which includes, but are not limited to, data entry, querying databases, obtaining outcomes data, and filling.
  • Follow quality assurance plan and ensure laboratory processes are performed correctly. This includes daily quality control activities.
  • Adhere to all laboratory standard operating procedures. Participate in reviewing SOP\'s for accuracy on an annual basis.
  • Make suggestions on workflow or system efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Comply with HIPAA guidelines and research regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV

Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Coverage begins on day one for health, dental, and vision insurance and includes health expense accounts with generous employer contributions if the employee participates in a qualifying health plan. Employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and various additional voluntary insurance plans are available. Paid time off, including vacation and sick, begins accruing upon hire, plus nine paid holidays. One paid discretionary day is available after six months of employment, and paid time off for bereavement, jury duty, military service, and parental leave is available after 12 months of employment. A retirement program with a generous employer contribution and additional voluntary retirement programs (457 or 403b) ar available. https://www.kumc.edu/human-resources/benefits.html{rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"}

Employee Type:


Time Type:

Full time

Rate Type:


Compensation Statement:

The pay range listed for this position is determined by our compensation program using market data and salary benchmarking. A combination of factors is considered in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, education, experience and training, qualifications relative to the requirements of the position, and funding. At the University of Kansas Medical Center, a reasonable estimate for the starting pay range will be the minimum to midpoint of the posted range, taking into account the combination of factors listed above.

Pay Range:

\$21.09 - \$28.47








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