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UVM Medical Center

Tumor Registrar

LocationWilliston, VT
Location and AddressBuilding Name: UVMMC - Holly Court Service Center
Building NameBuilding Name: UVMMC - Holly Court Service Center
DepartmentHealth Information Management
ScheduleFull Time/ Regular
Standard Hours40
ShiftDay (United States of America)
Primary Shift8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Weekend NeedsNone
RecruiterAbby Luck
Job Requisition IdR0024085


Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Tumor Registrar codes, stages, and abstracts all cases of cancer initially seen at the affiliated organizations within the guidelines of the State of Vermont Cancer Registry (VCR) and the American College of Surgeons (ACoS). Performs data entry utilizing specialized software. Maintains a current knowledge of staging, coding, and abstracting standards and requirements meeting 180 day reporting time frame and a minimum of 90% accuracy per the State of Vermont Cancer Registry. A Cancer Tumor Registry is required in all hospitals under state and Federal law.

EDUCATION:

Minimum: Associates degree of an NCRA approved program or Associates Degree including at least two semesters of Human Anatomy and Physiology. Preferred: Certified Tumor Registrar. Non-certified incumbents must obtain certification as determined under the NCRA CTR Certification Examination requirements and within 18 months of date of hire.

EXPERIENCE:

One year or more of experience in a health care setting as a medical assistant, nurse, LPN, coding or other relevant field.

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