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Certified Tumor Registrar
Sharp Healthcare

Location: San Diego, Remote
Work Setting: Hospital
Job Function:
Cancer Registrar
Job Type:
Salary Range: $33.946 – $53.657


Under the direction of Department Manager, performs those duties directly involved in maintaining a cancer related data collection system. Meets/exceeds standards as set by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and the Cancer Reporting in California: Abstracting and Coding Procedures for Hospitals.

Supports Sharp HealthCare quality outcomes reporting, multidisciplinary cancer conferences and a variety of reports and studies required for Commission on Cancer (CoC) Accreditation.

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Abstract Accuracy
    Analyzes each medical record and completes all data fields of patient abstract in accordance with current ACoS and CCR requirements and Sharp assigned data fields.
    Meets the monthly abstracting goals to maintain concurrent abstracting.
    Reviews 100% of completed abstracts for accurate reporting of the 26 data items collected by CCR and the 11 ACoS/CoC elements.
    Discrepancy reports completed within time limits.
  • Data Collection and Management
    Proficient in use of software application used for data collection and reporting.
    Conducts visual and/or comparative review of path reports and disease index from current list of reportable diseases published by CCR and ACoS for case finding, concurrent abstracting and follow up.
    Accurately codes and enters data into the database fields as determined by the type of information obtained.
    Provides reports/follow up data to various customers ( Administration, reporting agencies, other sources) as requested within time frames.
    Maintains Request Log as required by ACoS.
    Confidentiality of records/data maintained per Sharp Compliance policy/procedure.
  • Data Reporting
    Accurately reports annual follow up of eligible patients in database according to ACoS and CCR standards.
    Achieves monthly follow up goals.
    Reports program data for RCRS to support concurrent abstracting and real time treatment reporting.
    Sharp HealthCare Program reporting:
    Provides patient data reports to measure compliance with NCCN guidelines, Choosing Wisely recommendations and other national benchmarks for oncology performance.
    Supports CoC accreditation annual reports for pathology (CAP), cancer conference annual report, Breast surgery and operative standard reports for cancer surgeries, clinical trials and genetic reports as requested.
    Provide data for feasibility studies for clinical trials implementation.
    Provide reports for physician performance dashboards for oncology quality outcomes.
    Supports program goals for accreditation and multiple annual studies.
  • Physician and Administrative
    Cancer conferences:
    Organizes meeting invitations, ensures room setups, equipment are prepare for weekly cancer conference participation.
    Coordinates weekly case list for presentations, communicating with radiology and pathology for case preparation and participation.
    Records moderator data for each case in approved confidential database for permanent record for the registry, as required per ACoS. Data may include stage, treatment options, prospective/retrospective cases.
    Compiles annual statistics regarding the number of cases presented, top disease sites presented and physician participation, in coordination with Sharp CME.
    Meetings/ Accreditation support:
    Attend weekly meetings to support program accreditation, presentations, studies and other oncology program goals.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent GED required. If offered this position, then you will be asked to please provide proof of your high school diploma or GED.
  • Other Completion of training course for Tumor Registry
  • Experience with medical records and tumor registry.
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) -REQUIRED. This must be obtained prior to the start date / hire date.
  • The person who is offered this position must reside in the state of California. Ability to work remotely however must reside in California.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Competent in online platforms and communication tools.
  • Competent in the use of MS office suite tools (Outlook, word, excel, teams, PowerPoint, etc.)

Education Qualifications

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) -REQUIRED. This must be obtained prior to the start date / hire date.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent GED required. If offered this position, then you will be asked to please provide proof of your high school diploma or GED.

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Posted: April 3, 2023 at 4:48 PM
Post ID: 77466

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