Job Description

Location:Southeastern Regional Medical Center
Region:Atlanta, GA
Department:321002 Cancer Registry-Specialist
Employment Status:Full time
Shift Hours / Days:Mon-Fri; 8a-5p - Telecommute Options
Hours / Pay Period:
Position ID:39367
Job Function:Support Services

Description

Cancer Registrar

We Fight Cancer: Care That Never Quits®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) delivers an extraordinary patient experience we call Patient Empowered Care®. We deliver state-of-the-art, high quality care through an integrative model where a team of experts puts patients at the center of their own care. Every day, you will help patients win the fight against cancer. Every day is challenging and rewarding beyond your imagination.

A Culture of Teamwork, Empowerment & Development

CTCA provides Stakeholders with exceptional support and easy access to a wide range of tools and resources they need to bring the best of themselves, every day. Our benefits, wellness, and compensation programs lead the market. We also provide extensive training and career development opportunities that encourage professional and personal growth—it is a point of pride. We empower our Stakeholders to deliver the highest standard of care, which we call the Mother Standard®.

Position Overview

Maintain the efficient operation of the Cancer Program, including all aspects of the Cancer Registry, Cancer Committee and Cancer Conference. Abstracts new patient summary for each new Intake patient appointment. Communicates to Intake regarding missing records and completion status of new patient oncology note. Acts as back-up to Cancer Registry Abstractor for case abstracting, case finding, incident reporting, follow up data entry. Attends meetings for tumor and breast board meetings and completes follow up data entry. Maintain efficient and quality cancer registry database for continuation of accreditation standards of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Ensure that patient follow-up rates are at least 95%. Reports data to the State Cancer Registry.

Key Position Qualifications

  • Certified Tumor Registrar, or Eligible
  • Prefer a professional certification in Tumor Registry or must be credentialed within 3 years of employment
  • Previous experience in Hospital abstracting, including knowledge of submission to State Registry
  • College Degree or Associate Degree in Health Information Management Required

The Best Place to Work

We call ourselves Stakeholders because we all have a stake in the care and success of every patient. Today, CTCA Stakeholders deliver healing and hope to patients fighting complex and advanced cancer in Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Phoenix, AZ and Tulsa, OK. Each of our hospitals, and corporate entities, earned a Best Place to Work distinction and receives numerous accreditations that celebrate our culture of clinical quality, innovation, high performance and wellness.

Beyond The Resume, What We Look For

We select people with talent—people who value working with others and thrive in an environment of continuous improvement. We are creative and resourceful problem solvers. We are inventors and innovators. As a CTCA Stakeholder, you make the difference in the life of a patient. Do you see yourself working with a passionate team in a dynamic, high growth environment? If so, we hope you begin the application process, today.