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Newton-Wellesley Hospital is looking for a Tumor Registrar to join our Health Information Management team. The Tumor Registrar is responsible for the identification of patients with cancer, analysis and interpretation of the cancer site, extent, treatment and follow-up of such patients; quality management of cancer registry data; data collection for patient care evaluation studies; queries of database for data analysis, statistical reports; follow-up letter production and state reporting; maintenance of database; coordination and attendance of weekly tumor conferences; coordination and attendance of cancer care committee meetings. Data collection that meet the standards of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Massachusetts Cancer Registry (MCR).
The focus of this role is in the following areas:
- Cancer Program Management to meet Accreditation Standards of the CoC in Comprehensive Community Cancer Program (CCCP) category
- Examines medical and pathology records to determine patient eligibility for the cancer registry and prepares an abstract for each new cancer patient.
- Manages the METRIQ data system designed for the collection, management and analysis of data of patients with the diagnosis of malignant disease and non-malignant tumor of the brain and central nervous system tumors
The ideal candidate will have a NCRA-accredited Associate’s degree or certificate with an Associate’s degree with completion of 160-hour practicum at a cancer registry. Alternatively, candidates may have a minimum of an associate’s degree with two semesters of coursework in anatomy, plus 1,950 hours or more of cancer registry experience.
All cancer registry staff who perform case abstracting at a CoC-accredited program must hold a current National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential.
Minimum of 1 – 2 years of work experience in comparable position.
Associate’s degree or Bachelor’s degree in related field.
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