As Tumor Registrar, you will perform patient accessions and case-finding for the Cancer Registry and conduct patient follow-up for those with a reportable malignancy to New York State Department of Health and the Commission on Cancer.
- Performs patient case-finding and registers cancer patients in the Cancer Registry database.
- Utilizes multiple resources including accessing hospital databases to identify all eligible patients in accordance with New York State Department of Health and Commission on Cancer requirements.
- Utilizes registry software to register each eligible cancer patient.
- Requests needed medical documentation and clarification from physicians to support registry abstract.
- Ensures all database documentation is complete and accurate and obtained in a timely manner.
- Conducts patient follow-up activities throughout the twelve month cycle in accordance with Commission on Cancer Standards.
- Obtains ongoing patient treatment information from multiple sources to insure data quality, treatment outcome and survival information.
- Completes cancer registry abstracts in accordance with FORDS, ICO-0 and MP/H manuals, and TNM and Collaborative Stage schemas, as necessary.
- Compiles various statistical reports and performs other registrar duties to facilitate the smooth functioning of the unit;
- Assembles data collected by the cancer registry by preparing reports, which summarize the cancer experience of the hospital and maintains necessary logs as support documentation.
- Collects data and medical information through the use of multiple software applications.
- Assists and collaborates with clinicians and colleagues, and other departments on cancer-related studies.
- Maintains department quality control procedures.
- Participates in and attends relevant meetings seminars, conferences, lectures and programs.
- Assists in the preparation and coordination of activities of the Cancer Program, including accreditation.
- Attends Cancer Committee, Cancer Conference and any and all sub-committee meetings as designated by the supervisor.
- Attends the necessary local, state, regional or national meetings to obtain or maintain the Certified Tumor Registrar credential, or continuing medical education credits.
- Collects documents from physicians who attend the Caner Conference and submit in order to obtain CME credits.
- Disseminates and obtains data in accordance with HIPAA regulations and professional ethics.
- High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
- Prior hospital cancer registry experience, preferred.
- Certification as a Tumor Registrar, preferred.
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