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Cancer Registrar

Rome, GA, United States
Job ID: 115622
Job Family: Patient Accounting/Registration
Status: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Detailed Shift and Schedule: shift is flexible
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12311112532967-Nursing - Cancer Registry

Overview

The Cancer Registrar oversees the day-to-day operations of the Cancer Registry. This individual obtains information on diagnosed cancer cases on
a continuous basis, according to the American College of Surgeons recommended procedures, and functions using the framework of the
organization’s policies and procedures.
 

EDUCATION REQUIRED
Associate’s degree or equivalent or equitable experience
 

EDUCATION PREFERRED
None
 

LICENSURES OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
None
 

LICENSURES OR CERTIFICATIONS PREFERRED
National Cancer Registry Association certification
 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and various medical specialties
Working knowledge of daily operations in the Cancer Registry Department
Thorough understanding of ICD-O coding system and TNM staging process
 

EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Understanding of Floyd Medical Center’s current cancer abstracting program