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04/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Lead Cancer Registrar
Philadelphia, PA
Lead Cancer Registrar
04/2016 present
Philadelphia, PA
Lead Cancer Registrar
04/2016 present
  • Perform independent research and solve complex coding problems
  • Serve as coach and educational resource to entry level Cancer Registrars
  • Participate in educational activities of local, state and national Cancer Registrar associations. Review reference material, on-line training modules and participate in other educational opportunities
  • Supervise assigned cancer registry/registrars
  • Partners with Cancer Committee members to ensure standards for accreditation are met. Plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in Cancer Committee meetings and CoC surveys. Completes minutes for Cancer Committee meetings and Survey Application Record (SAR)
  • Other duties as assigned
  • We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
02/2011 12/2015
Houston, TX
Certified Cancer Registrar QIS
Houston, TX
Certified Cancer Registrar QIS
02/2011 12/2015
Houston, TX
Certified Cancer Registrar QIS
02/2011 12/2015
  • Assists in the development, review, and training of Cancer Registry policies & procedures to staff, health care providers, and Cancer committee
  • Assists in the recruitment and hiring of personnel
  • Evaluates and reports record keeping performance to Manager, State and Federal Regulatory Agencies
  • Provides registrars and facility support staff with guidelines on complete and timely documentation & SEER standard compliance
  • Codes, stages and enters into the computer each case added to the tumor registry utilizing ICD-O, ICD-9/10, AJCC TNM (Tumor, Nodes, Metastasis) & Collaborative Staging and Coding, and SEER (Surveillance of Epidemiology and End Results) guidelines
  • Assists the manager in tracking and trending Quality Indicators, writing and executing validation plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), deviation management, root cause analysis, carrying out other Quality Assurance duties as dictated by management
  • Contacts patients, providers, & state registries per the database to gather follow-up information and verify or correct patient information
08/2006 01/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Cancer Registrar
Los Angeles, CA
Cancer Registrar
08/2006 01/2011
Los Angeles, CA
Cancer Registrar
08/2006 01/2011
  • Assists in the preparation of annual clinical resource management reports
  • Performs casefinding by researching patient lists within established guidelines
  • Creates and runs queries for physicians/research staff
  • Provide administrative support to the Cancer Committee and follow-up on action items
  • Organizes, participates, takes minutes and assists with tumor conferences
  • Performs various types of quality control audits, such as CCR recoding audits, case finding audits, and abstracting audits
  • Performs special quality control activities for research, such as those requested by an institutional review board (IRB) and other supervisory organizations
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Accuracy
Bachelor’s Degree in Accuracy
University of California, Berkeley
Bachelor’s Degree in Accuracy
Skills Skills
  • 5 Utilizes constructive problem solving techniques to promote change and deal with issues. Follows established channels for addressing issues, concerns and problems
  • Knowledge of Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and compassion
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing accurate information
  • Analytical skills and the ability to be detail oriented
  • Computer literate with a strong interest and ability to work with large amounts of computerized information
  • Proficient computer knowledge including experience with data management applications
  • Ability to work as part of the Delaware Cancer Registry team while also having the ability to work independently
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and pathology
  • Ability to abstract and code cancer data using standard registry coding references. Ability to follow research methodology and protocol
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Certified Cancer Registrar Future Opportunity Resume Examples & Samples

  • Checks for reportable diagnosis, completeness of cancer abstraction, accuracy of the data reported, and provides constructive feedback to submitting facilities and registrars when needed
  • Reviews and resolves linkage and consolidation inconsistencies
  • Resolves edits generated by the Prep Plus and GenEdits edit programs
  • Performs various types of quality control audits, such as CCR recoding audits, case finding audits and abstracting audits
  • Performs special quality control activities for research, such as those requested by an IRB and other supervisory organizations
  • Performs as needed one-on-one training for field site staff members that submit data and newly hired registrars
  • Performs cancer abstraction and coding of information on demographic characteristics, diagnostic history, diagnosis (primary site and histology), diagnostic procedures, and stage of disease, treatment and follow up
  • Performs other duties as required, including participation and attendance at appropriate meetings, conferences and training events
  • Reviews and resolves follow-up, update (correction), and deletion of records
  • Possession of Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential is required
  • 5 years’ experience in the cancer registry field, preferably in a central cancer registry
  • Experience with central/regional cancer reporting requirements, case finding methodology and abstraction of cancer data
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, cancer diagnosis and treatment modality, cancer diseases process, staging schemas (AJCC Cancer Staging, Collaborative Staging), International Classification of Disease for Oncology (ICD-O) and various medical record systems is required
  • Ability to work independently; must be detailed-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with a strong interest and ability to work with large amounts of computerized information
  • Knowledge of cancer registry software, such as Registry Plus or Rocky Mountain
  • Must be able to take initiative, use good judgment and work as part of a team
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Intermediate to advanced abstractor - abstracts complex cases
  • Abstracts all cancer sites
  • Complicated follow-up/recurrences/subsequent treatment
  • Casefinding as necessary (May collect additional data elements for disease center database)
  • CoC Cancer Registry related standards as necessary
  • Ad hoc projects as necessary
  • Minimum of two years abstracting experience
  • Knowledge of medical terminology; anatomy/physiology preferred; data entry/computer experience required
  • College courses in anatomy/physiology or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to abstract complex cancer sites
  • Ability to analyze multiple medical documents (including hospital records and computerized reports) to classify and code cancer data. Must be able to apply skilled judgment to know when information is missing and how to look for information in another source and how to resolve conflicting information. Must have good attention to detail
  • Ability to work with various computer systems including Windows applications and networked systems for data collection and report production
  • Prefer experience with Elekta/IMPAC Metriq software
  • Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O); American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) Staging; Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER); and the Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS) of the CoC is also preferred
  • Ability to work well with physicians, clinicians, researchers, administrative staff, and other cancer registrars to collect and report cancer data in the most efficient manner
  • Ability to tactfully work with others to maintain quality data (i.e. correct errors)
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work with various computer systems including Windows applications and networked systems for data collection, management, analysis, queries, report production and data transfer
  • Ability to work well with physicians, clinicians, researchers, administrative staff, and other cancer registrars to collect and report cancer data in the most efficient manner. Must be able to balance requests for data collection and reports with limitations of department
  • Ability to train others, perform quality control activities and tactfully work with others to correct errors
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PD Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Work/Life:flexible weekday hours, open to telecommuting
  • Career Growth: AHS welcomes internal movement and promotion
  • High school or GED, BS preferred
  • CTR
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Cancer Registrar, / Abstractor Resume Examples & Samples

  • Reviews and/or abstracts and collects follow-up data from CPN practices
  • Codes data using ICD-O-3, AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, SEER Summary Staging manual, and FORDS
  • Completes follow-up for all living patients and performs case finding duties
  • Coordinates Oncology Quality Assurance activities. Ensures all activities meet ACOS guidelines
  • Ensures Quality control of data standards are met
  • Understands and helps maintain ten standard books from ACOS used for survey/program approval
  • Understands mechanics of running statistical reports and graphs for physicians
  • Provides back-up for Cancer Conferences and is knowledgeable in AHEC procedures
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Onsite Oncology Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or GED Required. In order to sit for the CTR exam for non-credentialed employees, must have Associate Degree
  • Minimum of Two (2) years experience in an American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Cancer Registry is preferred
  • Must be able to work well with other departments and have a good rapport with the physicians. Must be familiar with medical records and documentation and must demonstrate detail-oriented organizational skills. Must be able to operate: personal computer, tumor registry software, internet, fax machine, copier and telephone
  • Day Shifts (7-10hrs) No Weekends
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associates of Applied Science (AAS) or equivalent education as required to sit for certification
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) by the national Cancer Registrars Association is required within two years of employment
  • Current CTR must be continually maintained in good standing
  • Preferred CTR in good standing with two years experience in a cancer registry
  • Basic experience requirements are satisfied through the CTR certification eligibility requirements
  • Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred
  • Knowledge of Cancer Registry software systems
  • Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at a proficient level and speed preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools preferred
  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values
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Certified Cancer Registrar QIS Resume Examples & Samples

  • Designs QI studies, develops criteria for evaluation, and assists registrars and staff with appropriate data collection and data analysis
  • Reviews and interprets patient information as it relates to registry data requirements and used to assess quality data and necessary improvements, corrections, and feedback
  • Creates reporting documents for internal and external customers to use for regulatory, research activities, trends and patterns, and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Provides education to registrars on results of audits. Provides information to physicians on reporting requirements and State and National Standards. Provide education on data analysis and utilization of information to registry, staff, research and regulatory entities
  • Attends and may facilitate department QI meetings, providing “expert” input regarding problem identification and resolution, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and other activities (specified by the State Health Department and National Cancer Institute)
  • Monitors daily Quality Control (QC), performs weekly and monthly QC and tracks/manages completion of vendor periodic performance review. Facilitates interface of patient information between Cancer Registry related systems
  • Assists the manager in tracking and trending Quality Indicators, writing and executing validation plans and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), deviation management, root cause analysis, carrying out other Quality Assurance duties as dictated by management
  • Identify, researches, plans, develops, implements with dept/individual collaboration on regulatory standards, and provides appropriate timely response to inquiries, questions and/or concerns
  • Abstracts and reviews cases of malignancies and certain benign tumors diagnosed and/or treated at specified field hospitals and clinics for addition to the tumor registry database per local, state, federal, and other required regulatory body guidelines
  • Codes, stages and enters into the computer each case added to the tumor registry utilizing ICD-O, ICD-9/10, AJCC TNM (Tumor, Nodes, Metastasis) & Collaborative Staging and Coding, and SEER (Surveillance of Epidemiology and End Results) guidelines
  • Complies with state and federal mandates that require reporting all diagnosed and/or treated malignancies and certain benign tumors
  • Provides registrars and facility support staff with guidelines on complete and timely documentation & SEER standard compliance
  • Contacts patients, providers, & state registries per the database to gather follow-up information and verify or correct patient information
  • Assists in the development, review, and training of Cancer Registry policies & procedures to staff, health care providers, and Cancer committee
  • Evaluates and reports record keeping performance to Manager, State and Federal Regulatory Agencies
  • Assists in the recruitment and hiring of personnel
  • Will facilitate educational meetings, internal and external
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Registrar Oncology Cancer Registrar PRN Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identify reportable neoplasms. Review and abstract information from patient medical records including demographic characteristics, history of neoplasm, diagnostic procedures, final diagnosis, state, extent of disease and treatment
  • Code and enter into the database: topography, morphology, treatment, stage and other required information in compliance with standards set by the American College of Surgeons and Kansas Cancer Registry
  • Obtain on-going follow-up information to include medical status, 1st recurrence, death and autopsy information from patient medical records, letters or phone calls to provide end results information. Perform clerical functions of follow-up as needed
  • Organize, enter and maintain patient computer data to ensure conformance to Cancer Registry Policy and Procedure Manual and to meet the needs of the users of registry data
  • Coordinate weekly Cancer Conferences (if applicable)
  • Participate in educational activities of local, state, and national Cancer Registrar associations. Review reference material, on-line training modules and participate in other educational opportunities
  • Perform independent research and solve complex coding problems
  • Serve as coach and educational resource to entry level Cancer Registrars (if applicable)
  • CTR required within 18 months of hire
  • AA degree with course work in medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology OR completion of NCRA approved post secondary curriculum in cancer data management/cancer registry OR equivalent on-the-job training OR > 5 years experience in a Cancer Registry
  • 3 years' experience in a Cancer Registry approved program preferred
  • Data coding, medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, basic keyboarding/data entry
  • Basic knowledge of Windows-based software
  • Excellent organizational skills with detail orientation and good follow through
  • ACoS-FORDS coding
  • ICD-0 coding
  • AJCC Cancer Staging and Collaborative Staging Manuals
  • Excellent investigative/analytic skills with detail orientation; and date quality control
  • Ability to work effectively with physicians and coworkers
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two years experience in a healthcare setting required
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (C.T.R.) required or in process of attaining certification
  • Strong background in medical records and familiarity with medical terminology, anatomy and patient contact
  • Experience in a cancer registrar position is preferred
  • Associate-level degree or ART required
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Demonstrates skills in prioritizing assignments and organizing workload
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Demonstrates a team approach within the program
  • Demonstrates ability to utilize computer software in maintaining the data and providing understandable reports of outcomes, etc
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills to interact effectively and diplomatically with faculty, staff, administration and outside agencies
  • Ability and willingness to actively participate in unit leadership teams, task forces and committees
  • Demonstrates skill in analyzing information, to define objectives, identify relevant factors, formulate logical conclusions and recognize possible alternatives
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Abstracts information from the patient's medical record and inputs into Electronic Registry Services Software
  • Codes topography and morphology of tumor cases using ICD-O-3
  • Codes data items using FORDS manual, SEER General Summary Staging manual, and TNM Staging Manual
  • Completes an annual follow-up of living patients by sending physician, facility, and patient letters
  • Performs case finding procedures. Includes reviewing material to input patient information into suspense file
  • Learns Oncology Quality Assurance policies and procedures
  • Learns American College of Surgeons (ACOS) ten standards and policies to understand cancer registry functions
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Cancer Registrar, Radiation Oncology Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associate’s degree (or equivalent combination of formal education and experience). ​
  • For candidates with an Associate’s degree or coding program certificate, work requires 3 years minimum relevant healthcare experience. For candidates with high school diploma, work requires at least 5 years relevant healthcare experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Proficient with Cancer Registry System (METRIQ or equivalent)
  • Ability to work well independently and efficiently with strong attention to detail
  • Understand and adhere to institutional confidentiality guidelines at all times
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Checks for reportable diagnosis, completeness of cancer abstraction, and accuracy of the data reported, and provides constructive feedback to submitting facilities and registrars when needed
  • Consolidates cases according to cancer registry standards. Reviews and resolves linkage and consolidation inconsistencies
  • Reviews and resolves potential duplicate reports
  • Resolves edits generated by the GenEdits edit programs
  • Performs various types of quality control audits, such as CCR recoding audits, case finding audits, and abstracting audits
  • Performs special studies activities as required, such as data collection for exploratory studies and other analytical reports
  • Performs special quality control activities for research, such as those requested by an institutional review board (IRB) and other supervisory organizations
  • Performs cancer abstraction and coding of information on demographic characteristics, diagnostic history, diagnosis (primary site and histology), diagnostic procedures, and stage of disease, treatment, and follow-up
  • Performs other duties as required, including participation and attendance at appropriate meetings, conferences, and training events
  • Five years of experience in the cancer registry field, preferably in a central cancer registry
  • Experience with central/regional cancer reporting requirements, case finding methodology, and abstraction of cancer data
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical terminology, anatomy, cancer diagnosis and treatment modality, cancer disease process, staging schemas (AJCC Cancer Staging, Collaborative Staging), International Classification of Disease for Oncology (ICD-O), and various medical record systems is required
  • Ability to work as part of the Delaware Cancer Registry team while also having the ability to work independently
  • Must be detailed-oriented with a high degree of accuracy and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to take initiative and use good judgment
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma or GED and sufficient post-secondary education to meet Certified Tumor Registrar exam eligibility requirements
  • Minimum one year of work experience in a health related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of coding and abstraction of data
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Medical Coding (ICD-9 and CPT), ICD-O Coding, American College of Surgeons Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS) Manual, Multiple Primary and Histology Manual, Collaborative Staging Manual, AJCC, and SEER Staging
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Strong computer and keyboarding skills including proficiency with Microsoft applications and Internet research
  • Experience with cancer registry software and electronic record systems
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Certified Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • The function of the Cancer Registrar is to maintain the efficient operation of a cancer registry in accordance with the American College of Surgeons guidelines
  • These duties include collecting and analyzing data relating to patients diagnosed and treated for cancers, conducting continual follow-up on these patients and providing support for the hospital oncology program
  • Cancer Registrar Certification (CTR) required, (RHIT credentialed preferred)
  • Experience: 1-2 + years previous experience in registry work or a medical records department required
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Non-certified Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • High school diploma required along with enrollment in Associates Degree program in medical billing/coding. Associate’s Degree preferred
  • RHIT certification preferred
  • 1-2 + years previous experience in registry work or a medical records department preferred
  • Basic knowledge of data entry/computer databases
  • Ability to type accuracy required
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Familiar with electronic medical record and information systems
  • Proficient computer knowledge including experience with data management applications
  • Technology literate and comfortable working with different media devices
  • Demonstrate understanding of recognized quality measure of selected cancer sites
  • Adheres to accrediting body guidelines for coding treatment methodology
  • Complete abstracts with the most current applicable rules: CS manual, MP&H, Hematopoietic DB and the use of SEER RX interactive DB
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills needed
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Cancer Reg Abstractor is highly preferred
  • Familiar with all aspects of organizing and supporting a Tumor Board Conference/ Committee
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • 5 Utilizes constructive problem solving techniques to promote change and deal with issues. Follows established channels for addressing issues, concerns and problems
  • 2 Adheres to TJC and OSHA Standards regarding appropriate safety regulations and procedures
  • 3 Keep hallway clear and free of clutter as assigned by TJC
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Identifies and compiles patient data from a range of relevant sources and arranges for data collection as appropriate
  • Abstracts data from patient medical record to include patient demographics, diagnostic procedures, history and extent of disease, treatment, follow-up, physician, and other related information; codes data into database in accordance with protocol requirements
  • Reviews data for accuracy; assembles and disseminates registry data
  • Coordinates data collection activities; implements data quality control measures
  • Participates in cancer educational activities; educates data collection staff on study requirements and data collection methodology
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and histology
  • Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories
  • Knowledge of statistical and graphic concepts used in the presentation of cancer incidence, treatment, and survival information
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications
  • Ability to abstract and code cancer data using standard registry coding references. Ability to follow research methodology and protocol
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Lead Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Supervise assigned cancer registry/registrars
  • Assist Director of Cancer Registry with special projects as required
  • Identify reportable neoplasms. Review and abstract information from patient medical records including demographic characteristics, history of neoplasm, diagnostic procedures, final diagnosis, stage, extent of disease and treatment
  • Code and enter into the database: topography, morphology, treatment, stage and other required information in compliance with standards set by the American College of Surgeons, Colorado Central Cancer Registry, guidelines set by the HealthONE Hospital Cancer Committee and departmental standards
  • Organize, enter and maintain patient computer data to ensure conformance to Tumor Registry Policy and Procedure Manual and to meet the needs of the users of registry data
  • Assist cancer registry staff with preparation for weekly Cancer Conferences as needed. Attend Cancer Conferences and record information regarding cases presented
  • Partners with Cancer Committee members to ensure standards for accreditation are met. Plans, organizes, coordinates and participates in Cancer Committee meetings and CoC surveys. Completes minutes for Cancer Committee meetings and Survey Application Record (SAR)
  • Participate in educational activities of local, state and national Cancer Registrar associations. Review reference material, on-line training modules and participate in other educational opportunities
  • Serve as coach and educational resource to entry level Cancer Registrars
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Through the use of multiple sources, identify all reportable cases of cancer and certain benign conditions as defined by the Cancer Committee, standards of the Commission on Cancer or the American College of Surgeons and guidelines of Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System
  • Abstracts patient clinical data
  • Codes topography & histology of cases in addition to coding all items of information for computer entry. Performs data entry and retrieval
  • Monitors completion of treatment information, AJCC stage, and follow-up with readmissions and treatment changes
  • Creates and runs queries for physicians/research staff
  • Participates in research projects as requested
  • Actively participates in quality control activities for accuracy and consistency of abstracting and staging
  • Actively collects long-term patient follow up data according to guidelines established by Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
  • Organizes, participates, takes minutes and assists with tumor conferences
  • Participate in patient care initiatives with registry data
  • Respond to requests for data
  • Prepare narrative/written reports and graphic presentations of data
  • Submit data to special research programs and to the State of Minnesota
  • Provide administrative support to the Cancer Committee and follow-up on action items
  • Maintain the registry reportable list as specified by the Cancer Commission
  • Abstracting/ Data Entry – obtain specific data elements from medical records on new cases and readmissions with direct entry into computerized database
  • Add additional information including death dates. Comply with site-specific data sets for ongoing special studies and data entry
  • Submit data to the National Cancer Data Base “Call for Data” as requested by their schedule
  • Submission must be clean data on first submission
  • Associate degree in National Cancer Registrars Association-Accredited program or a healthcare related field including or in addition to 2 semesters of Human Anatomy and Human Physiology (grade C or better) completed or in progress
  • Eligibility to take Certified Tumor Registrar exam within three years of hire if new to cancer registry
  • Certified Tumor Registry (CTR) credential with the National Cancer Registrars Association or ability to complete within one year if currently working in Cancer Registry
  • Experience working with cancer registry
  • RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) or RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)
  • Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical terminology and pathology
  • Working knowledge of the electronic medical record
  • Computer skills utilizing applicable software
  • Knowledge of data collection
  • Ability to manage database and query requests
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Senior Cancer Registrar, Radiation Oncology Resume Examples & Samples

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR®) through the National Cancer Registrars Association's (NCRA) Council
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent combination of formal education and experience)
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree must have at least 1 year of tumor registry experience or relevant health care experience. For candidates with an Associate’s degree or coding program certificate, work requires 3 years minimum relevant healthcare experience. For candidates with high school diploma, work requires at least 5 years relevant healthcare experience
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and tumor registry coding principles (e.g. ICD-0, FORDS, SEER, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge and advanced education of American college of Surgeons (ACoS) and Commission on Cancer (COC) accreditation standards
  • Previous registry management experience
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Manage time effectively and prioritize workload
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Cancer Registrar Cancer Registry Resume Examples & Samples

  • Creating case abstracts for cancer patients and extracting data items from the various medical records in accordance with ACoS/CoC standards
  • Performing necessary research, analysis, interpretation and decision-making to best abstract, stage or sequence information
  • Follow-up on each case abstracted for the life of the patient
  • Extracts the required information from in-house or external sources
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Cancer Registrar, Ctr-az Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associate's degree or equivalent in an allied health field commensurate with established CTR credentials
  • Minimum three years of hospital cancer registry experience with demonstrated understanding of coding and abstraction of data
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Assists with the bimonthly Cancer Committee meetings by performing tasks as assigned and by attending the meetings
  • Assists with data submissions to the Texas Cancer Registry, the National Cancer Database (NCDB), and other national bodies by performing all tasks as assigned
  • Assists with any additional calls for data by performing tasks as assigned
  • Assists with the completion of patient care evaluations by performing tasks as assigned
  • Assists with quality control activities for registry data as by performing tasks assigned
  • Assists with completion of ad hoc data requests by performing tasks as assigned
  • Assists with the coordination of public educational conferences by performing tasks as assigned
  • Assists with coordination of annual professional educational conferences by performing tasks as assigned
  • Participates in local, state and national Cancer Registry activities
  • Assists in the development of the Cancer Annual Report by performing tasks as assigned
  • 3 plus years of experience in cancer registry
  • Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited University
  • 5 plus years of experience in cancer registry
  • Certified Tumor Registrar certification required within 18 months of hire
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Cancer Registrar Manager, CTR Resume Examples & Samples

  • Initiates quality improvement activities and develops registry policies and procedures utilizing Focus-PDCA problem solving processes. Conducts periodic audits and monitors data to ensure Registry standards are continually maintained according to accreditation requirements. Assures compliance with the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Standards
  • Oversees the production of timely, effective reports requested for internal studies and in the Annual Report. Utilizing study design principles reviews and coordinates complex report requests and studies research to determine appropriate report sourcing, data extraction and output. Oversees production of the Cancer Registry Annual Report to meet both content requirements and time lines
  • Abstracts patient charts; enters/retrieves data in the computer and utilizes the Cancer Staging system. Recommends patient care evaluation topics as requested
  • Attends Tumor Board, Oncology Leadership Team and other meetings as requested
  • The level of knowledge normally acquired through the completion of an Associates Degree in a related field with a Bachelor’s degree in health information management preferred
  • Completion of an approved Medical Records Technician or Cancer Registrar program
  • Minimum of 5 years Cancer Registrar experience as Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
  • Previous Cancer Registry management experience highly desirable
  • The interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with all levels of management, staff, physicians and customers of NCH
  • The analytical skills necessary to compile statistics and data in a meaningful way
  • The communication skills necessary to develop and educate Registry staff on production of appropriate and meaningful management reports using Cancer Registry data
  • A general understanding of study design principles
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Provides a summary of pertinent information including demographic, cancer information, stage and treatment plans utilizing all reference material through the abstraction of core data set into a specific database. Completes and submits abstracts in appropriate time frame in adherence to all quality control guidelines and policies and procedures
  • Performs casefinding by researching patient lists within established guidelines
  • Ensures that AJCC staging forms are completed and charted in patient records in a timely manner
  • Completes patient care evaluation studies on an annual basis
  • Compiles data for research and educational purposes for administration and medical staff. Maintains data request logs and copies of reports as appropriate
  • Performs well-documented quality control, including casefinding and abstracting functions. Maintains quality control logs and copies as appropriate
  • Assists in the preparation of annual clinical resource management reports
  • Exchanges cancer registry data in accordance with all policies and procedures, institutional, and regulatory agency requirements. Assists with community cancer control initiatives and programs
  • Gathers surviving patient data for follow-up purposes; reports information on deceased patients as appropriate
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Cancer Registrar Resume Examples & Samples

  • Two (2) years knowledge and proficient in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology, and database applications
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and hospital medicine
  • Knowledge of patient charging codes and standards
  • Knowledge and understanding of CPT and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding
  • Knowledge of Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Multitasking skills and the ability to manage more than one patient simultaneously
  • Organizational skills and the ability to plan work based on priorities
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to apply analytical skills
  • Time management skills and the ability to plan and prioritize task
  • General office skills and the ability to function comfortably in a high pace office setting
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with physicians, patients, and coworkers effectively
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and compassion
  • Analytical skills and the ability to be detail oriented
  • Good communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing accurate information
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • Ability to establish rapport with physicians, their office staff, other healthcare facilities and personnel
  • Ability to interpret results of surgical/diagnostic procedures including lab, x-ray, pathology, cytology and flow cytometry
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented, effective oral and written communication skills, strong computer skills (power point, word, excel, internet, etc.)