Certified Tumor Registrar – Cancer Institute – Orlando in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
    Administrative / Business Support
  • Travel
  • Shift
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description

Certified Tumor Registrar – Cancer Registry – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire a Certified Tumor Registrar who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

8a-5p / M-F

Job Summary:

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.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of standards for data collection as set by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and the Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS). Utilizes knowledge of standards for data collection in daily practice of casefinding, abstracting, and follow-up data entry as appropriate, as measured by successful data submission and survey completion. Demonstrates working knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology and cancer pathology. Demonstrates proficiency in use of registry computer database, as well as a working knowledge of other computer programs including AdventHealth Suncare patient database, Microsoft Office applications of Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet skills. Demonstrates reliability and promptness in completing case abstracts and any additional assignments efficiently. Accepts direction from leadership and incorporates changes into daily practice as needed. Demonstrates sensitivity to cost containment measures as defined by leadership. Shares ideas for improvement of current practice with leadership as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to work well with others, fostering team approach to meeting department goals.
  • Completion of education program and/or work experience required for Certified Tumor Registrar, as defined by the National Cancer Registrars’ Association.
  • Associate’s Degree in Healthcare or Health Information Management preferred

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Certified Tumor Registrar

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Demonstrates though behavior AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
  • 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.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Certified Tumor Registrar opportunity with AdventHhealh Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Tumor Registrar, Cancer Institute, Orlando

Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Administrative / Business Support
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Jun 13, 2019, 9:39:46 AM

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