Sanford Health Cancer Registrar - RMCC Tumor Registry in Fargo, North Dakota
Job Title: Cancer Registrar | RMCC Tumor Registry | Fargo
State: North Dakota
Department : RMCC - TUMOR REGISTRY
Job Schedule: Full Time
Hours Per Shift: Other
Maintains the Sanford computerized cancer database in compliance with the regulations of the American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer. Analyzes and interprets clinical and demographic data and determines appropriateness of case inclusion in the cancer database. Utilizes cancer registry specific software for the database and associated components. Possesses training and knowledge of cancer registry operations and regulations and extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and disease processes. Must possess knowledge of ICD9, ICD10, and morphology coding and excellent analytical skills for clinical analysis of the medical record and accurate assignment of site, stage, and other codes. Possesses excellent organizational skills and ability to adhere to regulatory deadlines. Work is extremely detailed and requires high accuracy rate to meet regulatory requirements. Works extensively with the electronic medical record. Adheres to HIPAA privacy and security regulations and policies related to protected health information. Interacts with physicians, administration, and others for conference preparation, committee work, and report preparation. Possesses computer proficiency for the reporting of cancer data as it relates to patient care, administration, CQI, and survival rates. Work involves the calculation and analysis of statistical data. Has excellent written and oral communication skills for various reporting requirements.
Identifies, codes and abstracts records of all eligible cancer patients (analytic and non-analytic), utilizing the cancer registry data system within the guidelines and requirements of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Program Standards. Conducts annual follow-up on patients in the Cancer Registry to ensure complete data tracking. Provides assistance to the Cancer Committee to ensure compliance with Commission on Cancer Standards, including Cancer Case conference participation. Prepares reports per data queries, as delegated, to provide timely and accurate statistics as required for treatment, quality, education, research and administrative purposes. Assists with the preparation of the annual report and departmental policies and procedures as requested. Flexible hours once training is complete. Remote work possible for experienced CTR's.
Certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar is required. CTR exam eligible incumbants may be considered. Associate degree required, which must include two semesters of college-level anatomy and physiology. Must have a working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical records procedures, and knowledge of staging of cancers according to AJCC guidelines. Cancer Registry abstracting experience is preferred.
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State: North Dakota
Job Function: Revenue Cycle
Job Schedule: Full Time
Req Number: req13058