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Cancer Registrar II-PRN

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 66909
Job Family: Medical Records Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Home based employee
Job Type: Temporary
Department Name: 11011036632960-Cancer Data Services - LCI


Job Profile Summary Job Details Job Title: Certified Cancer Registrar - Oncology Effective Date: 05/15/16 Job Code: 99015 Clinical (Yes/No): No FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Supervisory Role: No Job Summary Performs accurate, consistent, and complete abstracting of patient records. Conducts quality analysis of records to ensure compliance with CAP protocols, AJCC staging, and ACOS requirements. Queries database and creates reports on requested subsets of cancer patient data. Education Degree/Diploma Obtained Program of Study Required/Preferred High School Diploma or GED General Studies Required Associates Health Science or related field Preferred Certifications and Licensures Credential Required/Preferred Certified Cancer Registrar Required Experience # of Years Type of Experience Required/Preferred 2+ Cancer Registry Required Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Demonstrate knowledge of anatomy and physiology, AJCC and Seer Staging, ICO-3 manual, Collaborative Staging, Multiple Primary Histology Manual, and COC FORDS manual.- Working knowledge of ACOS requirements. - Knowledge of Cancer data software systems.O- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. - Strong investigative and analytical skills with detail orientation. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Ability to function as a self-paced individual. Job Specific Duties Pathology & AJCC Staging Reviews all path reports on Chartmax and attach staging form; Queue shall be empty by the end of each month. Ensures that CAP protocol for cancer is on each appropriate path report. Ensures that AJCC staging has been done by the physician. Technical Knowledge Demonstrates thorough working knowledge of all required manuals required for abstracting. These include AJCC Staging Manual Ed. 6, International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, #r3 Edition, Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Summary, Collaborative Staging Manual Multi-primary Histology Manual in addition to Facility Registry Data Standards Special Events Participate in community outreach, screening, education, and support activities of the Cancer Program as agreed upon with department manager. Teamwork Effectively promotes a positive work environment while at work and outside the facility. Demonstrates a high level of teamwork, cooperation, and respect for co-workers and staff. Participates in marketing the Center and its programs, both in and outside the facility, on an ongoing basis. Assists the Cancer Program Coordinator as requested Cancer Conference Participates in weekly Tumor Board conference as assigned, documenting meeting minutes and decisions made on the decision of care for individual patients. Quality Assurance Performs QA on Radiation Oncology patient list, ICD9 list, and Chemotherapy list each month. Data Submission Submits data monthly to the ACOS National Cancer Database, and to the State Tumor Registry in accordance with NC requirements, ensuring that data is reported accurately and in correct format. Reports departmental statistics to department manager by the 4th day of the month. Operations Support Maintains day to day operations within the Cancer Registry Department in the absence of the Oncology Program Manager. ACOS Accreditation Maintains up-to-date knowledge of ACOS program accreditation standards and ensures that departmental processes are adjusted to meet standards. Professionalism Upholds a professional working relationship at all times and adheres to department rules. Practices teamwork and adheres to Standards of Behavior. Other Duties Performs other duties as assigned by management. UNC Health Care Employee Standards Communication: Uses appropriate methods to clearly convey information to others in an engaging way, which helps others understand and retain the message. Collaboration: Works with others respectfully and openly; provides help to achieve shared goals. Service: Uses appropriate methods to clearly convey information to others in an engaging way, which helps others understand and retain the message. Safety: Meets or exceeds patient and employee safety requirements while promoting and achieving quality outcomes. Accountability: Takes ownership for goals and outcomes; effectively and efficiently uses available resources to successfully complete tasks. Improvement: Identifies opportunities and takes action to continuously improve processes. Maintains effectiveness and flexibility during change. Workplace Requirements Employee Health: Complies with all required employee health programs including annual tuberculin testing and other applicable screening, testing and vaccinations. Credentials: Maintains current licensures, certifications and/or registrations (if applicable for the position). Job Competency: Complies with requirements for job specific competency testing and demonstrates and communicates proficiency in skills required (if applicable to position). Corporate Compliance: Adheres to and understands the Health System's Corporate Compliance Plan as evidenced by timely participation in required training (including annual testing) and 100% compliance with the Corporate Compliance Code of Conduct. Safety: Adheres to and understands the Health System's Environment of Care Plan as evidenced by timely participation in required training (including annual safety testing). HIPAA: Adheres to and understands the Health System's HIPAA Compliance Plan as evidenced by timely participation in required training (including annual HIPAA testing). Education: Attends all required educational programs (including General Orientation, and departmental or job specific required programs). Physical and Behavioral Requirements - Occasional stooping, standing, and reaching. - Frequent walking. - Constant sitting. - Sedentary physical force is required (exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects). - Visual acuity for reviewing medical records and manuals. - Ability to speak and hear is required to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and staff regarding cases. - Manual finger dexterity required for computer data entry. - Ability to effectively manage moderate to high stress environment. Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Yes or No: No National Patient Safety Goals Improve the accuracy of patient identification Improve the effectiveness of communication among caregivers Reduce the risk of health care-associated infections Consistently demonstrate appropriate hand hygiene techniques Core Values Teamwork - Is an effective team player who adds complementary skills and contributes valuable ideas, opinions and feedback. Communicates in an open and candid manner and can be counted upon to fulfill any commitments made to others on the team. Compassion - Is sensitive to the feelings of others and is consistently kind and considerate. Genuinely cares about people and is available and ready to help. Shows sincere concern, empathy, sees the best in people, accepts differences and appreciates virtues. Integrity - Views himself or herself as a reflection of the organization by following through on commitments and accepting ownership of any mistakes he or she might make. Acts in ways that demonstrate personal honesty and serves as a positive example of why others should trust the motives of the organization. Standards of Behavior Respect: Maintain Patients' Privacy Professionalism: Take Ownership Safe and Healing Environment: Keep Noise Levels Down Customer Focus: Use the 10/5 Rule; Escort to Destination; Use Elevator Etiquette Communication: Use AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explain, Thank) Employee Statement of Understanding I have read and understand the job description for my position. I also understand that I am responsible for meeting the standards of performance outlined in this job description as well as conducting myself in a manner supportive of the mission, vision, core values and Standards of Behavior of High Point Regional Health. I certify that I possess the physical and mental abilities to regularly attend work and fulfill the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. If I require accommodation in order to fulfill any or all of these essential functions, I will notify my manager immediately (or in the case of new employees, prior to employment). I understand that receipt of this job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor does it create an employment contract of any kind. I furthermore understand that if hired, my employment relationship with High Point Regional Health is at will and may be terminated by myself or employer at any time with or without cause. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, education, certifications, licensure, experience, and/or ability required to perform the job. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job, work schedule, and/or require that different tasks be performed when circumstances change in order to best suit the needs of the department and/or organization.