This position is responsible for the accurate capturing of a patient’s complete cancer history, diagnosis, treatment, and health status. In addition, knowledge in all aspects of oncology data collection and case abstracting are essential.
EMR systems are Evident/CPSI and Centricity
Work with one fulltime CTR and the Cancer Steering Committee
Education: Associates degree HIM or certification program
Certification: Successful completion of the National Cancer Registrar’s Association certification examination
Experience: 3-5 years experience as CTR in an acute care facility
Proficiency: Knowledge of NCDB; RQRS; AJCC staging; CP3R; and CQIP
Knowledge: Disease Processes, A & P, pathophysiology, laboratory and pathology medicine; CoC Standards; ability to extrapolate medical information from records and data systems.