Cancer Registrar

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Cancer Registrar (CTR)

With a population of approximately 190.750 residents, the metropolitan area of Sioux Falls makes up 29 percent of the entire state’s population. Sioux Falls has emerged as a regional health care center, with the two major hospitals ranking as the top employers in the city as well as countless private physician groups, clinics, and other agencies. Whether you prefer to work in a hospital, clinic, home care or senior housing setting - Greater Sioux Falls job opportunities in healthcare are abundant.

On Time Talent Solutions is searching for a Cancer Registrar (CTR) who will be responsible for maintaining the Cancer Registry by abstracting all newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Cancer Registrar (CTR) Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and performs a variety of case finding methods to identify reportable cases for abstracting purposes including electronic medical record, radiation therapy transcription, and pathology report review

  • Performs quality editing of cases entered through the case finding program. Differentiates between and categorizes new cancer cases, recurrent cancer cases and multiple primary cases

  • Collect, calculate, analyze, interpret and present numerical data related to cancer occurrence, case management and outcome measures

  • Accurately coding and entering data into the database

  • Participate in or facilitate performance improvement initiatives to achieve the goals set for improvement initiatives, especially the CP3R/RQRS Quality Measures and other priority initiatives as identified by the organization and external agencies

  • Developing and maintaining a registry procedure manual

  • Cancer Registrar (CTR) Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an Associate's Degree, with coursework of 2 semesters of ‘Human Anatomy & Physiology' or equivalent

  • Current CTR Certification

  • 3 years experience as a Cancer Registrar in an ACoS-accredited facility preferred


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