University of Chicago Medicine

  • Certified Tumor Registrar, Full-Time Days, Harvey, IL (Remote Opportunity)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(11/27/2018 11:57 AM)
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    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront:

    Certified Tumor Registrar, Full-Time Days, Harvey, IL

    *Work from home 2-3 days per week*


    Join the hospital trusted by Chicago’s Southland, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, in this role as a Certified Tumor Registrar in the Cancer Registry department.


    The Certified Tumor Registrar collects data regarding cancer identification, treatment, and follow-up on each eligible cancer patient. Enters and maintains patient computer data to ensure conformance to cancer registry operational standards. Participates in special studies and projects including the Oncology Care Model (OCM).


    • Assists with organization of cancer conferences. Maintains compliance with regulatory standards.
    • Assists in updating ACoS CoC’s Survey Application Record.
    • Maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of the guidelines for cancer abstracting as set forth by the American College of Surgeons/CoC, medical terminology and human anatomy, International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-0) codes, International Classification of Diseases (ICD9/ICD10-CM) codes, Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), Collaborative Staging, AJCC Cancer Staging, SEER Summary Staging, and Multiple Primary and Histology Rules


    Ability to read, understand and apply the appropriate guidelines for cancer abstracting; ability to accurately abstract and stage information from the various components of patient medical records; ability to understand and code medical records; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to effectively use computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software; thoroughness; sound judgment; tact; discretion; initiative; and accuracy. Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) required.

    Preferred Skills:Registered Health Information (R.H.I.T.) Certificate desirable.


    EEO Statement:  

    Ingalls is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

    Why Join Us

    For nearly a century we have pioneered sophisticated clinical care and developed the area's most convenient network of comprehensive outpatient centers, all dedicated to improve the health and wellbeing of the community. Now, partnered with UChicago Medicine, we have expanded our network of expert physicians, convenient facilities and scope of service to speed your healing process and help navigate your path to wellness. A skilled Medical Staff and talented employees dedicated to prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of illness and injury provide a firm foundation for our reputation for quality.


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