Tumor Registrar

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close to Deming, NM
$38,000 - $55,500
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
TITLE: Tumor Registrar Certified Cancer Center

Would you like live and work in an area that can offer a little bit of everything?
Would you like to live in an area that has sunshine almost every day of the year?
How about finding a career and life balance?
Where could you go and have a positive affect on patient care and enjoy breathtaking sunsets on the mountains, river activities and a mixture of outdoors as well as bountiful indoor activities for anyone of any age?
The hospital serves over 300,000 residents and you can be part of the team that focus is on patient safety and delivering the highest quality care.

The person abstracts appropriate data from the cancer patient medical record in accordance with the NM State Guidelines and American College of Surgeons.  
Responsible for case finding and abstracting core data items that include pertinent information about the patient, the cancer, and its management into the ERS system, and processing patients who have been re-admitted for follow-up and continuation of treatment.    
Forwards appropriate information to the State.  
Communicates with physicians, allied health professionals and other registrars.  
Prepares reports and participates on on-site reviews.  
Adheres to the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) guidelines and requirements for approved Cancer Registry New Mexico Department of Health requirements in terms of timeliness and completeness of reporting.  
Conducts statistical analyses related to the collection of data.  
Maintains and provides statistics for patient care evaluations and research.  
Plays an active role in Tumor Boards by preparing case information, recording minutes of the conferences and assuring ACoS requirements for cancer conference are adhered to. 

Must possess an undergraduate degree in Biology or related field such as Public Health, Medical Records, or Nursing and/or successful completion of a recognized tumor/cancer registry training program. 
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) required.
Two to four years of experience is preferred.  
Must possess knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, demonstrated mastery of data abstraction techniques.  
Must have knowledge of site specific tumor biology, staging, and treatment required.
The facility is offering a competitive hourly range between $18.40-$26.68 depending on experience. They also offer a great benefit package.