Coordinates and maintains components of the facility cancer registry and the cancer program in accordance with Commission on Cancer (CoC) requirements for approved cancer programs and Texas Cancer Registry reporting requirements. Interacts with medical staff, staff of physicians' offices and other health care providers, and staff of various hospital departments in order to maintain program components. In addition to abstracting, this position coordinates various activities of the cancer program including cancer conferences, committee meetings, custom reporting, and accreditation survey preparation and organization .
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Interacts a great deal with the Medical Staff as well as other hospital departments; handles confidential information; makes difficult decisions; utilizes computer equipment; keeps current on legal requirements; keeps current on ACOS and Texas Cancer Registry requirements. Strong personal computer skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally in writing, in person and over the telephone. Performs cancer data analysis and interpretation from the cancer data software as well as from the National Cancer Data Base. Understands the various categories and classes of cancer data. Able to customize reports based on customer requirements.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Four years experience as a cancer registrar
CoC Accreditation process experience
Preferred: Prefer a Bachelors Degree in Healthcare Quality, Information Management, or other healthcare related field.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Required: Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
Preferred: Certified Tumor Registrar
Reports to: Cancer Program Manager
Positions Supervised: None
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom