Manages the medical data collection system in accordance with established state guidelines to assure current reporting of all cancer diagnoses to the Louisiana State Tumor Registry. Assists in maintenance of hospital's compliance with established standards of the American College of Surgeons to maintain accreditation status. Assists in data collection and compilation of the Woman's Hospital Cancer Annual Report and in other specialty reports as requested. Performs follow-up and treatment information retrieval from physician offices as necessary to comply with the ACOS Commission on Cancer Standards. Performs follow-up and treatment information retrieval from physician offices as necessary to comply with the ACOS Commission on Cancer Standards. Performs various duties assigned according to policies and procedures and the mission of Woman's Hospital.
Minimum Education: Requires Associates Degree or graduation from an accredited college or university. CTR is also required.
Minimum Work Experience: A minimum of two years experience in tumor registry is required. (An Associates Degree in an allied health field may be substituted for the two years of tumor registry experience.) CTR certification is required.
Job Knowledge: Must posses excellent clerical skills, computer data entry skills, organizational skills, communication skills and knowledge of medical terminology. Proficient writing skills are essential. Familiarity with Microsoft office is essential. Previous coding experience in ICD-9-CM or CPT is preferred.