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Tumor Registrar

Company: Northern Arizona Healthcare
Location: Sedona
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Tumor Registrar analyzes registry data and disseminates information working within the Tumor Registry Data System. S/he serves as a resource for the NAH Tumor Board, Breast Cancer committees, and other related committees, as well as serving as a liaison between Northern Arizona Healthcare and the Arizona Cancer Registry.

Responsibilities

Administrative* Maintains knowledge of registry software and EMR.

  • Identifies, registers, abstracts and maintains cancer patient records in the registry data system.
  • Analyzes registry data.
  • Demonstrates ability to review and understand changes in the registry practices.
  • Prepares statistical reports and cancer trends.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop care files.
  • Interprets manuals (AJCC, SEER, Commission of Cancer Standards and MP&H).
  • Facilitates statistical reports and cancer trends.Event Participation and Coordination* Participates in Cancer Center sponsored community health screenings and events.
  • Coordinates meetings for Tumor Board, Breast Cancer Conferences and other Cancer Committees.Compliance/Safety* Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.
  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.
  • If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.
  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

Qualifications

Associate's Degree- Required

Certification & LicensuresCurrent CTR Certification- Required within 12 months of hire (If not certified individual must meet eligibility as stated by NCRA)

Individuals employed for follow-up work only are not required to be a CTR

ExperienceMinimum 3 years Tumor Registry experience- Required

Healthcare is a rapidly changing environment and technology is integrated into almost all aspects of patient care. Computers and other electronic devices are utilized across the organization and throughout each department. Colleagues must have an understanding of computers, and competence in using computers and basic software programs.

Keywords: Northern Arizona Healthcare, Phoenix , Tumor Registrar, Other , Sedona, Arizona

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