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Certified Tumor Registrar
Adventist Health

Location: Glendale, California
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Tumor Registrar
Job Type:
Full-Time

Introduction

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a Certified Tumor Registrar who:

Collects, summarizes and records a wide range of data on cancer patients for the purposes of statistic reporting and cancer research support. Performs case finding, abstract creation and follow up.

 

Job Description

Adventist Health 

Glendale, CA

Certified Tumor Registrar

Full time, Day shift, Partially remote – onsite will be required.

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good – from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God’s love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It’s about how we choose to care for our patients and each other – taking time to listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to pray. This is who we are, who we have always been – it is what we do best.

 

In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or Burbank to receive the top grade.

 

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a Certified Tumor Registrar who:

Collects, summarizes and records a wide range of data on cancer patients for the purposes of statistic reporting and cancer research support. Performs case finding, abstract creation and follow up.

 

Essential Functions:

• Uses medical records and pathology reports to identify all cases seen, diagnosed and/or treated at the facility for inclusion in the cancer registry.

• Obtains and summarizes core information for each case, including demographics, cancer history, diagnostic procedures and diagnosis, stage and extent of disease, treatment regimens and protocols, drug doses and reactions, disease response and adverse events. Inputs data into cancer registry using standardized medical codes.

• Performs regular follow-up with all patients in the cancer registry to update conditions and status.

• Adheres to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other patient confidentiality guidelines and regulations. Ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies, including the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC).

• Prepares for and attends tumor board meetings as needed; maintains tumor board meeting logs. Coordinates and promotes cancer conferences and lectures. Attends education conferences to maintain credentials.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

Please email your resume to: 

MunozS3@ah.org

Required Qualifications

Required Licenses/Certifications:

• Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR): Required

Preferred Qualifications

• Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT): Preferred

• This position will be partial remote – onsite will be required.

Education Qualifications

You’ll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education: 

• High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred

• Associate’s/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

 

Apply Online: https://careers.adventisthealth.org/jobs/certified-tumor-registrar-full-time-day-shift-cancer-center-40569

Posted: September 20, 2021 at 4:48 PM
Post ID: 63045

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