Cancer Tumor Registrar

Cleveland Clinic Akron , OH 44301

Posted 5 months ago

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator, Cancer Registry, the Cancer Tumor Registrar is responsible for assisting with the documentation of all cancer cases diagnosed and/or treated at the hospital to generate date used for determining optimal care and treatment of cancer patients.

  • Records all appropriate patient and follow up information in regards to disease process.

  • Updates all research and/or registry patient files as required; assists with lifetime follow up.

  • Identifies all applicable cancer cases that meet eligibility.

  • Performs patient care evaluation studies as necessary.

  • Completes required continuing education hours.

  • Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.

  • Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code, display of the ID badge and safety.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Associate's degree in applied science or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Certifications:

  • Certified as Cancer Tumor Registrar.

Complexity of Work:

  • Knowledge of computer software systems and computer terminals essential. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Work Experience:

  • Two years Cancer Registry experience.

Physical Requirements:

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required

The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic's Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.

Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


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