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CERTIFIED TUMOR REGISTRAR (CTR) - CANCER REGISTRY

at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 7/24/2020
Job Reference #: 9204
Keywords: medical

Job Description

Requisition ID
2019-9204
Category
Clinical Care-Other
Default: Location : City
Albuquerque
Location : Name
Presbyterian Hospital
Default: Location : State/Province (Full Name)
New Mexico

Overview

This opportunity is open to remote applicants.


Type of Opportunity: Full Time
FTE: 1.000000
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Summary:
Assist the Cancer Registry Manager to maintain, and organize computerized Cancer Registry Data. Collect, calculate, analyze, interpret and present numerical data related to cancer, occurrence, management and outcome.

Responsibilities


Responsibilities:

  • Assists the manager in Planning & developing cancer-related data collection systems.

  • Complies with HIPAA guidelines and safeguards patient confidentiality.

  • Participates in medical staff & institution activities as needed, including quality assurance and research.

  • Helps develop and maintain policies and procedures.

  • Abstracts & codes clinical data using appropriate classification systems.

  • Assures requirements for American College of Surgeons (ACOS) and SEER are met and maintained.

  • Assists the Manager with the Cancer Registry Annual Report and other reports as needed.

Qualifications

  • Successful completion of an Associate’s Degree in any field or 3 years of experience in lieu of degree.

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) required.
    A credentialed professional must complete 20 hours of continuing education (CE) credits every two years to maintain the CTR credential.
  • 2-3 years cancer abstracting experience preferred.

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Epic; experience with CRStar or other Registry databases is preferred.

  • Ability to learn, understand and proficiently use the multiple data systems used for Registry data review, collection, transmission and update of patient records and patient data (CRStar, EPath, Epic, NMTR, NCDB, RQRS).

  • Ability to use and troubleshoot audiovisual equipment.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to take direction and follow written procedures, as well as update written procedures to reflect registry-related changes, changes in process, etc.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work to meet deadlines and varied expectations.

  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritization and variability of work assignments and approaches.

  • Adaptable to change and motivated to maintain a teamwork approach to new and/or unfamiliar assignments.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the multiple data systems in use, and possess ability to recommend innovative and efficient approaches to data collection/transmission/reporting.

  • Self-motivated to gain and maintain knowledge of ongoing updates to standards through regular use of multiple required (electronic and hardcopy) references.

Benefits


Benefits
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Free wellness programs
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing education and career development opportunities
  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

About Us
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

About New Mexico
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.



AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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