Certified Tumor Registrar
Administrative Assistant | Dallas, TX | Contract
Certified Tumor Registrar
Work Location: Dallas, TX
Responsible for compiling and reporting data from medical facility that treat a patient. Other duties typically include following up with registry patients to track progress, protecting patient information and assisting with special projects.
Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions(including but not limited to)
• Abstracting: Identify analytic & nonanalytic cases within 6 months of diagnosis & collects data as outlined in the FORDS manual, current State Cancer Registry Handbook and any information required by Cancer Committee Members.
• Abstracts a minimum of 6 abstracts per day (1abst/1.15hr). Minimum of 35 cases completed per week for remote abstractors.
• Maintains a 95% accuracy rate in abstracting, suspensing, and case finding as required by the Cancer Committee Performance Improvement Plan.
• Follow-up: Identifies information necessary for a completed follow-up. Maintains follow-up according to ACoS Standards.
• Able to demonstrate/obtain follow-up information via telephone calls, internet, Oacis, and Siemens to assist in follow-up.
• Performs data entry of information obtained in the follow-up process. Staging Forms: Identifies cases eligible for staging. Able to place the proper staging form in the medical record. Identify physician responsible for completing the staging form.
• Prepares Charts for physician review. Assist physicians during QA review. Peer Review: Registrar is able to review other registrar's abstract. Gives and receives constructive criticism.
• Attend at least one state, local, regional or national meeting annually to be in compliance with ACOS.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Certified Tumor Registrar required.
• College level courses in Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology.
• Associate's Degree or equivalent in experience.
• Previous experience in an approved (Cancer Program) tumor registry preferred.
• 5 years of experience in a CoC approved cancer program.
• EPIC, Oncolog and Mosaiq electronic records experience.
• Able use Microsoft Word and Excel.
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