Senior Certified Cancer Registrar

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

 Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of Joint Commission, Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), and all other regulatory standards of accrediting agencies regarding legal requirements related to reporting cancer data. Understanding of recognized reference standards, medical and legal requirements to perform cancer data analysis to assist in the ongoing evaluation of the adequacy of the hospital cancer program.
  2. Knowledge of Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), International Classification of Diseases (ICD) – 9 and ICD-0 Coding, Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) staging, and American Joint Committee on Cancer Tumor Nodes Metastasis (AJCC TNM) staging.
  3. Knowledge of specialized principles and practices related to cancer data management used to test and make recommendations for improving the hospital cancer program. Knowledge of the principles and mechanics of quality assurance and the medical audit as they relate to cancer and the governmental regulations necessitating such programs.
  4. Knowledge of administration and management techniques, to include current trends in health care delivery; accreditation standards for the CoC Cancer Program Survey; the role of the coordinator in the cancer management system; ethics and confidentiality of cancer data; the objectives, methodology and effectiveness of in-service education programs; professional communications, oral and written, and the role of the professional associations in the promotion of the cancer data systems.
  5. Knowledge of systematic cancer data system, requirements of the HIPAA and the Privacy and Freedom of Information Acts, and agency policies regarding the release of information.
  6. Knowledge of cancer, the disease and its management, to encompass the definition, etiology, and treatment, differences between benign and malignant disease, grading differentiation, specific diagnosis and treatment for each type of malignant disease and the spread of malignant disease.
  7. Knowledge of cancer, the disease and its management, to encompass the definition, etiology, and treatment, differences between benign and malignant disease, grading differentiation, specific diagnosis and treatment for each type of malignant disease and the spread of malignant disease.
  8. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, pathology, physiology, and a practical knowledge of medical procedures and diagnoses.
  9. Working knowledge of statistics to assess patient workload and establish quality control and assessment.
  10. Familiarity with pharmaceutical generic/trade names.
  11. Familiarity with chemotherapy drugs as well as chemotherapy and radiation therapy regimens.
  12. Knowledge of mechanics of a cancer data system in order to establish and maintain a hospital-based data collection, follow-up, end-results reporting and research system with emphasis on the mechanics of cancer data activities, data sets, coding schemes, follow-up, report preparation, end-results reporting and special studies; ability to organize, coordinate and apply established principles, concepts and techniques of the total cancer data system.

Minimum Education/Training Requirements:  Bachelor's degree.

Minimum Experience:    6-10 years experience as a Certified Cancer Registrar.

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