CANCER REGISTRAR

US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
36820
Category
Technician
Shift
1
Type
Full Time
Department Name
Cancer Registry-Data Oncology

Short Description

The Tumor Registrar analyzes, abstracts and codes demographic, patient and cancer related information, treatment and staging from the medical records on all cancer cases seen and/or diagnosed at Cooper University Health Care.  The Tumor Registrar must have knowledge and exhibit compliance to standards of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.  The Tumor Registrar performs life time follow-up to provide cancer incidence, treatment and outcome information to appropriate data bases, for quality improvement activities, administrative planning and marketing, and support programs.  The Tumor Registrar assists with quality control activities, information requests and quality improvement studies as required.  Performs other duties as required.

 

Maintains patient computer data to ensure conformance to ACoS requirements of tumor registry operational standards and to meet the needs of the users of registry data.  Maintains quality control of case finding, abstracting, coding and follow-up.  Assembles and disseminates tumor registry data.   Identifies all reportable cases of malignant diseases for inclusion into the registry database.  Working knowledge of Reportable List and coding of ICD-O site and histology.  Performs case abstracting from EPIC.  Records all pertinent data using established coding conventions and abstracting guidelines into Metriq.  Correctly interprets and codes cancer diagnosis, stage, treatment and outcomes information for each case abstracted maintaining quality and accuracy of cancer registry data.

 

Performs follow-up activities to ensure compliance with ACoS requirements.  Maintains records of living patients to obtain end results information on the quality and length of survival.

 

Position is remote 4 days per week after 30 day on-site probationary period.  1 day required in Camden to be present at Tumor Board.

Special Requirements

Education:

High School, College Level: Medical Terminology, Anatomy/Physiology.

Experience:

 2 years experience.

Required License/Certifications/ Registration:

CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar)

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