McLaren Health Care Tumor Registrar in Clarkston, Michigan
Manage cancer patient databases, recording information that may be used to help detect cancer earlier, improve treatments and increase survival rates. Examine medical and pathology records to determine patient eligibility for the cancer registry. Make abstracts of medical records by translating the medical terminology into standardized codes that record the patient's diagnosis and treatment information.
Abstract cancer-related data according to established policies and procedures including: summarizing patient’s records, demographic data, diagnostic procedures, date of diagnosis, histological diagnosis and treatment.
Assign codes for treatments, procedures and diagnoses according to appropriate classification systems such as: ICD-9-CM; ICD-10-CM; ICD-O; American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC) Guidelines; Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS); American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Tumor, Nodes, Metastasis (TNM) & Collaborative Staging/Coding; and Surveillance of Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) guidelines.
Perform data entry utilizing specialized software.
- Associates Degree or equivalent (60
- Certification as Tumor Registrar (CTR) by the
National Cancer Registrar’s Association, (Incumbent is required to maintain
current certification and meet the continuing education requirements)
- Three to five years of prior work experience in
Cancer Registry Abstracting and Coding
- Associates degree in Health Information
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Familiar with ACoS Commission on Cancer
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Primary Location: Michigan-Clarkston-Clarkston Cancer Center
Organization OAK10-McLaren Oakland-Hospital
Employee Status Regular
Shift Day Job
Job Type Standard
Req ID: 20004758