Certified Tumor Registrar - Part Time

Certified Tumor Registrar - Part Time

University Health System | San Antonio, TX, 78245, US
Salary Range:$32,000 – $52,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 6 days ago

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Description

701 S. Zarzamora

Clerical

Day Shift

University Hospital is located in the heart of the Medical Center with multiple locations spread out around the San Antonio Area. At University Hospital patient care is treated with high quality and compassion above all. We are attentive, kind, and helpful without exception. We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a Certified Tumor Registrar who is a driven professional seeking a new challenge.

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

* Works under the direct guidance of the Medical Records Manager or Director of Oncology Services, leading the day-to-day operations of the Tumor Registry.
* Supervises the cancer data management system to promote quality collection of clinical data, follow-up and care of cancer patients.
* Ensures the Registry is performed timely and accurately in compliance with all requirements of an approved cancer program as set forth by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.



EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

* Certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or equivalent coursework in an approved college level curriculum in a recognized allied health field as determined by NCRA's Council on Certification is required.
* Three years of experience working as a CTR is required.
* If not a current CTR, CTR eligibility is required. Must obtain the CTR certification within twelve (12) months from date of hire.
* Experience in Medical Record Administration is required.
* Knowledge and use of ICD-9-CM coding principals is required; ICD-O principals preferred.