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Lead Tumor Registrar

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Job ID: 90304
Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Facility/Division: Nash UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable

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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 seen at UNC Hospital at Nash, as required by state law and according to regulations established by various state and national registries

Support the quality, and operational goals of the department and state mandated reporting of cancer detection and staging of current and past patient cases. 

Responsibilities: 

    • · · Establishes and accomplishes methods for the tracking, analysis and reporting of cancer cases for patients treated at UNC Nash Hospital.

      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Creates case abstracts for cancer patients, extracting data items from the various medical records
      • 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
      • Responds to requests for information. Creates queries to extrapolate data completes ad hoc and routinized reports of data

    Other information:

    • Associates Degree in Healthcare or Cancer Registry Management, Cancer Information Management, Health Information Technology - Mandatory
    • Associates Degree in Health Information Management or related medical field preferred - preferred
    • Certified Tumor Registrar - Mandatory
    • 2 - 4 years of Healthcare/Medical in other related fields - preferred
    • Works Directly with Cancer Registry Coordinator to assist with staging and documenting tumor board discussions.



Job Details

Legal Employer: Nash Hospitals

Entity: Nash UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: NGH Nash Cancer Center

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Variable

Location of Job: NASH HC

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


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