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Cancer Registrar

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 72928
Job Family: Medical Records Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Remote Opportunity: Yes
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053132946-Oncology Outreach

Overview

Responsible for the organization, maintenance, and efficient operation of the Tumor Registry System.  Maintains a registry of cancer patients with information to include demographic, characteristics, history of cancer, diagnostic procedures, diagnosis, stage, extent of disease, treatment, and follow-up information.  Coordinates Tumor Conference activities with physicians for review of patient cases.  Provides a working index of statistical data which is available to medical staff and general registry use.  Complies with the policies/procedures of the hospital, Oncology Services, State of GA Central Cancer Registry and the guidelines of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent.  Two years of college or accredited record technician or  equivalent experience (3-5 years) in a medical records department preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, behavior of benign and maliganant tumors, staging and coding systems, classification and treatment of tumors, gained through formal education, on-the-job training or college courses required.
Experience in a hospital-based oncology registry/cancer program or completion of an accredited cancer registry program