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Certified Cancer Program Abstractor
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function: Coder, Tumor Registrar
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $18.93 – $26.74
Manages the medical data collection system in accordance with established state guidelines to assure current reporting of all cancer diagnoses to the Louisiana State Tumor Registry. Assists in the maintenance of hospital’s compliance with established standards of the American College of Surgeons to maintain accreditation status. Assists in data collection and compilation of the Woman’s Hospital Cancer Annual Report as well as in other specialty reports as requested. Performs follow-up and treatment information retrieval from physician offices as necessary to comply with the ACOS Commission on cancer standards. The position will be an AT-HOME position, once training has been completed. Training will be located at the main campus.
- A minimum of two years of experience in tumor registry is required. (An Associates Degree in an allied health field may be substituted for the two years of tumor registry experience.)
- CTR certification
- Must possess excellent clerical skills, computer data entry skills, organizational skills, communication skills, and knowledge of medical terminology. Proficient writing skills are essential. Familiarity with Microsoft Office is essential. The position will be an AT-HOME position, once training has been completed. Training will be located at the main campus.
- Previous coding experience in ICD-O, FORDS and SEER or CPT
- Associates Degree or better preferred.
$18.93 – $26.7
Posted: April 23, 2020 at 9:26 AM
Post ID: 50220