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Certified Tumor Registrar

Administrative Assistant | Dallas, TX | Contract

Job Description
Certified Tumor Registrar
Work Location: Dallas, TX

Job Summary/Description
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.

Minimum Qualifications
• 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.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
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