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Cancer Registrar

Job ID: 82744
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
This position collects extensive data on all new cancer and/or bone marrow transplant patients seen at UNC Hospitals, as required by state law and according to regulations established by various state and national registries

This is a Full Time role. 

Candidates must reside in one of the following states to be considered for these remote positions: 

Alabama - AL

Alaska - AK

Arizona - AZ

Arkansas - AR

Florida - FL

Georgia – GA

Idaho - ID

Indiana - IN

Iowa - IA

Kansas - KS

Kentucky - KY

Louisiana - LA

Maine - ME

Maryland - MD

Michigan - MI

Mississippi - MS

Missouri - MO

Montana - MT

Nebraska - NE

New Hampshire - NH

New Mexico - NM

North Carolina - NC

North Dakota - ND

Ohio - OH

Oklahoma - OK

Pennsylvania - PA

South Carolina - SC

South Dakota - SD

Tennessee - TN

Texas - TX

Utah - UT

Vermont - VT

Virginia - VA

West Virginia - WV

Wisconsin - WI

Wyoming - WY


Please attach CTR certification with application. 

Incentive Offerings: Full time Commitment Incentive (effective to those with a start date of 5/30/2022 or after. End - TBD and re-evaluated by administration.) 

$2,500 - Payment is spread over a two (2) year period. Equal installments of $625 will be made after each six (6) month period of work is completed, for up to two (2) years. 

Incentives are applicable to full time Cancer Registrar positions within UNC Rex Healthcare. CTR license required. 

Eligibility Requirements: 

1. For full time positions, must be employed and scheduled to work 40 hrs 
2. Not currently employed, or employed within the previous twelve (12) months at any UNC Health system owned entity. 
3. Employee must remain in good standing throughout their commitment period. If an employee receives a final written warning, the incentive will be discontinued. 
4. Employee must be in active status at the time of installment payment; otherwise, the payment will be cancelled. Remaining installment payments may resume upon the employee's return to active status. 
5. The work commitment is to the organization where initially hired. 

Responsibilities:
1. Codes, summarizes, sequences, and stages extracted information according to extensive and complex rules. Performs necessary research, analysis, interpretation and decision-making to best abstract, stage or sequence information.
2. Composes explanatory comments to supplement codes. Conceptualizes the case as a whole and determines what types of supplementary information would augment the data provided by the codes.
3. Conducts quality control activities such as auditing records and conducting data review meetings. Participates with multidisciplinary teams in creating, organizing and providing documentation of established procedures necessary for accreditation.
4. Creates case abstracts for cancer patients, extracting data items from the various medical records
5. Follows-up on each case abstracted for the life of the patient. Ensures that follow-up information is collected for each case annually. Extracts the required information from in-house or external sources. May communicate through written correspondence or telephone to obtain needed data
6. Responds to requests for information. Creates queries to extrapolate data completes ad hoc and routinized reports of data
7. Serves as a liaison within industry and regional groups. Assists with collaborative studies.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● High School Diploma or equivalent.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
Professional Experience Requirements:
● With an Associate's degree, requires six (6) months of cancer tumor registry experience.
● With a high school diploma, requires CTR  and ten (10) years of tumor registry experience.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Cancer Registry 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Assignment Type: Onsite if less than 3 yrs of experience and remote/hybrid if more than 3 yrs. of experience

Salary Range: $24.13 - $30.17 per hour (minimum to midpoint) 

Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity 

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position. 


Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

UNC Health makes reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as applicants and employees with disabilities. All interested applicants are invited to apply for career opportunities. Please email [email protected] if you need a reasonable accommodation to search and/or to apply for a career opportunity.

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