Status (FT/PT): Full-Time
Shift: Day shift
Req ID: 57832
This position involves case finding, abstraction and follow-up of individual cancer cases. Knowledge of tumor staging and classification is required. The person in this role must be highly detailed, and focused on accuracy. Will receive day to day job assignments form the lead cancer registrar.
Education: Certification as a Tumor Registrar by the National Cancer Registrars Association preferred, and is required within two years of hire if not already obtained. A two year associate’s degree in Medical Record Technology, Medical Record Administration or a Healthcare related field is required.
Experience: Extensive knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology. Knowledge of ICDO coding. Knowledge of data entry, data base analysis, and computerized cancer registries. Experience as a cancer registrar in a hospital based registry preferred.
Special Skills: Must enjoy detail, strive for accuracy and be conscientious in
comprehensive data necessary for the Cancer Registry. Course
work in statistics for preparation of studies and reports is desirable.
Typing and computer skills required. Excellent interpersonal and
communication skills required. Demonstrated ability to meet productivity and quality standards is required.
This position is supervised by the Manager of Oncology Support Services. Individual will work closely with the Lead Cancer Registrar and will accept job assignments, guidance and suggestions from him/her. Responsibility for the Cancer Registry requires the individual to work closely with the Cancer Committee, tumor conference leadership, and the Medical Staff and their offices. Must be able to work independently with limited supervision.
AGE OF PATIENTS SERVED
Cares for patients in the age category(s) checked below:
Neonatal (birth-1 mo) Young adult (18 yr-25 yrs)
Infant (1 mo-1 yr) Adult (26 yrs-54 yrs)
Early childhood (1 yr-5 yrs) Sr. Adult (55 yrs-64 yrs)
Late childhood (6 yrs-12 yrs) Geriatric (65 yrs & above)
Adolescence (13 yrs-17 yrs) All ages (birth & above)
X No direct clinical contact with patients
malignant disease from departments of the hospital where patients are diagnosed and treated.