Remote Certified Tumor Registrar

  • AdventHealth
  • Remote * (Tavares, FL 32778, USA)
  • Jan 15, 2022
Telecommuting

Job Description

**Description**

**Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)** **AdventHealth Waterman**

**Location Address:** Remote - Work from home.

**Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Waterman**

+ Flexible schedule

+ Career growth and advancement potential

+ High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

**Work Hours/Shift:**

Full-time, Day Shift (Monday to Friday)

**You Will Be Responsible For:**

+ Capable of handling various aspects of the job simultaneously while maintaining a calm outward appearance.

+ Possesses/demonstrates knowledge of emergency codes, location of emergency equipment and method of activation.

+ Assists with activities for reporting cancer-related data to the National Cancer Database (NCDB) and Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS).

+ Abstraction and submission of cancer cases according to American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) and FCDS requirements.

+ Performs appropriate research and provides accurate statistical data response to Cancer Registry inquiries.

+ Organizes activities related to Cancer Conference, including, but not limited to, publishing meeting calendar, agenda and conference room preparation, gathering case presentation data, forwarding case data requests to Diagnostic Services and Pathology, physician attendance and multidisciplinary representation tracking, prospective case presentation and meeting minutes.

+ Performs monthly case finding to ensure all reportable cases are identified.

+ Assists the Cancer Registry Quality Coordinator in the implementation of the Cancer Registry Quality Control Plan, including, but not limited to, case finding, abstract timeliness, data accuracy, complete/accurate American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging by managing physician, College of American Pathology (CAP) protocol compliance, and NCDB data submission, error correction and re-submission.

+ Conducts monthly follow-up and updates all current follow-up information on all eligible analytic cases in the Cancer Registry database, including treatment data, recurrence information, physicians and date of last contact.

+ Maintains credentialing as a Certified Tumor Registrar, including participation in required annual cancer-related educational activity.

**Qualifications**

**What You Will Need:**

+ Associate Degree or equivalent.

+ Minimum three (3) years experience in hospital or centralized cancer registry, or related field.

+ National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)

**Job Summary:**

The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is responsible for performing many Cancer Registry functions, including case-finding, case abstracting, follow-up, data entry, state and all other required data reporting, quality control and cancer conferences (tumor board). The CTR participates in all American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer survey activities.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

**Category:** Cancer Institute

**Organization:** AdventHealth Waterman

**Schedule:** Full-time

**Shift:** 1 - Day

**Travel:** AdventHealth Waterman

**Req ID:**

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.