Certified Tumor Registrar- FT/Days- AdventHealth Tampa
Location: Tampa, Florida
Internal Number: 21044230
Certified Tumor Registrar AdventHealth Tampa
Location Address:3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
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Full Time, Day Shift
You Will Be Responsible For:
Identifies reportable cancer cases for suspense file through review of pathology reports, radiation oncology treatment notes, gynecologic oncology treatment notes, and the merge file.
Collates data from various sources as new cases into computerized suspense file.
Completes all required supportive documents and follow-up documentation for each identified patient.
Accurately abstracts reportable cases in a timely manner as stipulated in ACoS cancer program standards, following ACoS and FCDS abstracting guidelines. Completes any corrections to FCDS edits within assigned time frame. Enters follow-up data into abstract as appropriate.
Initiates involvement in special projects within the Cancer Registry department. Responsible for coordination and completion of physician abstract quality assurance reviews to meet the ACoS standard of 300 charts reviewed annually. Compiles results of physician abstract reviews. Shares results of abstract reviews with leadership. Collaborates with leadership to analyze areas of strength as well as opportunities for improvement as identified through abstract reviews. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to complete data collection for statistical reports, quality control studies, and other studies as requested. Analyzes trends in data collected and shares findings with leadership.
Measures personal productivity to assure compliance with expected department productivity standard.
Precepts new staff members as needed throughout orientation period. Serves as resource to coworkers as needed.
Increases personal knowledge of current registry practice through participation in ongoing continuing education opportunities as outlined in ACoS standards. Shares documentation of attendance at educational activities with leadership at annual performance review. Certified Tumor Registrar completes continuing education as required to maintain current certificate. Incorporates information gained from new learning opportunities into daily practice to comply with any changes in FCDS and ACoS reporting requirements.
Accepts change and exhibits willingness to work with new or alternative plans when requested.
Maintains patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA.
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Completion of education program and/or work experience required for Certified Tumor Registrar, as defined by the National Cancer Registrars’ Association.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Certified Tumor Registrar
The Certified Tumor Registrar is responsible for all aspects of data collection for reportable cancer cases. The Certified Tumor Registrar completes casefinding, abstracting, and follow-up data entry, and completes additional activities as needed to meet standards set by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC) as well as the Florida Cancer Data Systems (FCDS). Leads by example in proactively serving as a resource for other Cancer Registry team members. Assists the Cancer Registry Resource Manager as needed with special projects to meet cancer program standards set by the ACoS. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.