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Certified Tumor Registrar - Part Time - Day

Company: Hackensack University Medical Center
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview The Certified Tumor Registrar collects necessary data by abstracting oncology charts under the direction of the Supervisor of the Tumor Registry. Responsibilities Reviews the medical records for each eligible patient by analyzing the patient history, physical exam, diagnostic tests, staging, medical and nursing care to complete the abstract in accordance with ACOS Cancer Program standards, and state requirements Maintains abstracting productivity and quality rates that is compatible to the organization and national established benchmark Assists in systematic methods of case finding. Enters and/or updates cases in the suspense database Assists in maintaining a follow up program for the life of all required abstracts by reviewing hospital documentation, contacting physicians, state offices and possibly patients for current follow up information. Enters this data into microcomputer for further analysis Participates in ongoing PCE studies for the American College of Surgeons May be responsible to attend and assist in setting up on campus Tumor Conferences Demonstrates knowledge and skills to operate cancer registry software to perform job Identifies the needs of the patient population served and modifies and delivers care that is specific to those needs (i.e., age, culture, language, hearing and/or visually impaired, etc.) This process includes communicating with the patient, parent and/or primary caregiver(s) at their level (developmental/age, educational, literacy, etc.) Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies Qualifications Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Successful completion at minimum an Associate's degree ore equivalent (60 college level credits including 2 semesters of Anatomy & Physiology) effective 1/1/2010 OR Certificate in Cancer Registry Management or Cancer Information Management form a NCRA-accredited program Minimum of 1 year in a related field; cancer, nursing, medical records, or health science Knowledge in tumor registry operations, tumor staging, diagnostic tests and treatments Certified Tumor Registrar Our Network Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

Keywords: Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack , Certified Tumor Registrar - Part Time - Day, Other , Hackensack, New Jersey

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