Under limited supervision manages and maintains the Alaska Native Tumor Registry (ANTR) or the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMCTR) cancer patient database. The ANMCTR manager to coordinate and participate in conducting tumor board meetings as appropriate.
The ANMCTR manager to coordinate the ANMC tumor board meetings as appropriate. ANTR and ANMCTR manager to identify and abstract cancers according to coding rules described by the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program (SEER) and American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer.
Remains current with appropriate data systems, computer software and data collection protocols. Reviews clinical data from computerized medical records and patient charts; verifies diagnosis and related conditions.
Reviews death certificate data as needed to maintain and update the registry.
Processes, maintains, compiles and reports health information data for research, quality assurance and facility planning.
Assures validity, accuracy, and completeness of data in the registry. Participates in required quality control procedures.
Updates data systems for tracking cancer data. ANTR manager assumes responsibility for reporting data to National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program. The ANMCTR assumes responsibility for reporting data to Alaska Cancer Registry.
Manages tumor registry activities and supervision of other tumor registry personnel within the specified registry.
Maintains professional relationships to assure success in maintenance and continuation of the tumor registry and coordination of weekly tumor board meetings.
Complies with HIPAA guidelines and safeguards patient confidentiality.
The ANMCTR manager to assist the Cancer Program Coordinator with American College of Surgeons (ACoS) certification and quality improvement activities as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of hematology/oncology disorders.< > brKnowledge of oncology program resources, protocols and procedures.
Knowledge of National Cancer Institute SEER program or American College of Surgeons requirements and coding protocols is preferred.
Knowledge and use of computerized medical record systems.
Knowledge of applicable state, federal, tribal and local regulations and requirements.
Skill in identifying hematology/oncology disorders.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skills in data collection, analysis, reporting and evaluation.
Skill in reading and interpreting technical reports and medical documents.
Skill in managing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications.
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
A Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. A Tumor Registrar certification (CTR) may be substituted for education requirements.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION Non-supervisory - Two (2) years experience in cancer registry abstraction, medical abstraction or clinical oncology.
Supervisory - Two (2) years of supervisory experience with Cancer Registry or related field.
Some travel within Alaska to remote locations in small fixed wing aircraft may be required.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The ability to lift approximately 15 pounds is required. ANMC is not a latex free environment. Therefore, some latex exposure can be expected.
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium - 20 months ago