Cancer Registrar - Cancer Data Mgmt. FT Days

Allied Health 87001 - Cancer Data Management Full-Time Days 8 Hour 7:00 am


Description

Under general supervision, the Cancer Registrar II primarily abstracts new cases. This position also performs follow-up and attends Tumor Board meetings among various other activities.

Core Competencies

  • Identifies reportable neoplasms from Pathology, Radiation Therapy, and electronic patient records.
  • Uses C/Next to collect statistical data from the patients medical records, including demographic characteristics, history of cancer, diagnosis, stage, extent of disease, treatment and abstracts this information in to the database.
  • Identifies and codes topography and morphology of tumor cases using the ICD-03 Internal Classification of Diseases for Oncology.
  • Follows-up annually on each known living patient accessioned into the registry from completion of treatment to death to determine their cancer status, quality, and length of survival, subsequent treatment, and complete death information.
  • Answers telephone inquiries related to the status of registry patients and medical information.
  • Maintains the confidentiality and security of patient data stored in the Tumor Registry files.
  • Collaborates with clinicians and nurse navigators, on research projects; indicate the strengths and limitations of Tumor Registry data; provide guidance as appropriate.
  • Performs Cancer Data Management functions in accordance with state mandated Commission on Cancer requirements.
  • Participates in cancer conferences with other Cancer Registry employees.

Department Specific Competencies

  • Participates in departmental and hospital performance improvement activities (BPI projects, task forces, etc) when appropriate.
  • Answers the telephone and responds to requests for reports.

Education

DegreeProgram
N/AN/A
Additional Information
Graduate of an accredited Cancer Registry Training Program.

Experience

Number of Years ExperienceType of Experience
N/A
Additional Information
One or more years of cancer registry management experience.

License / Certification Requirements

Certified Tumor Registrar.