HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Tumor Registrar (Remote) in San Antonio, Texas

General Statement of Duties :

The Cancer Data Analyst III (Certified Tumor Registrar) is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and entering all cancer patients into the Cancer Registry database in such fashion that useful data can be retrieved and disseminated. This is done while fulfilling the requirements of the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer in order to maintain cancer program accreditation and also meeting the Texas Department of Health Cancer Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch cancer reporting requirements mandated by State law.

Essential Job Functions : 1. Abstracts and codes cancer related information from the medical record, in accordance with ACoS-CoC, Texas Department of Health Cancer Surveillance and Epidemiology, and cancer registry procedures into the cancer registry software program.

  1. Request, retrieves and documents treatment information from outside sources as required and in conformance with cancer registry procedures.

  2. Data collected, analyzed, and coded meets quality measures and evidence-based practice coding.

  3. Works as a “team member” in order to improve job performance, work methods, procedures and standards.

  4. Prepares and maintains files. Maintains confidentiality at all times.

  5. Assists with Cancer Conference activities as requested, obtains cancer conference documentation, case presentation summary, updates cancer abstract.

  • Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics ** : *

    1. Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Courses in anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, or equivalent experience with Oncology.

    2. Experience working with Commission on Cancer and/or State Cancer Registry Department coding guidelines using ICD-0, Collaborative Staging, Multiple Primary Manual, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), Hematopoietic Database.

    3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served. This is met by attending local webinars, and or viewing recorded webinar material provided, or by attending local, State, and/or National meetings.

    4. Preferred:Must have knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, familiarity with cancer coding guidelines, and time sensitive tasks relating to cancer program accreditation requirements.

  • Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required * :

    1. *Required: *Certified Tumor Registrar

Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling

Title: Certified Tumor Registrar (Remote)

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Healthcare System

Requisition ID: 08164-83758