Tumor Registrar, Senior

Location
UVMMC - Holly Court Service Center
Location and Address
Location Address: 327 Holly Court, Williston Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Holly Court Service Center
Department
Health Information Management
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
40
Shift
Day (United States of America)
Primary Shift
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Weekend Needs
None
Weekend Needs
None
Recruiter
Abby Luck
Job Requisition ID
R0026665

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Senior Tumor Registrar has demonstrated expertise in all registry functions and serves as a resource for the design and operation of the registry. This position also codes, stages, abstracts, and reports all cases of cancer initially seen at affiliated organizations within the guidelines of the State of Vermont Cancer Registry (VCR) and the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) for statistical analysis of cancer incidence and treatment protocols in national and world databases. 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.A Certified Tumor Registrar is required to be on staff to meet the standards of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer approval program.

EDUCATION:

Minimum: Associates degree required. Successful completion of college level courses in Medical Terminology, and two semesters of Human Anatomy and Physiology.Must be a Certified Tumor Registrar. Certification must be maintained according to the American CollegeOf Surgeons Commission on Cancer Standards

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of experience related to health care operations and/or data management, one of which must be in cancer registry data management.