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Cancer Registrars are information technology experts responsible for maintaining databases of cancer patients. Essential responsibilities of Cancer Registrars are the following: performing data entry work, recording information, establishing patient eligibility for cancer registry, and translating medical terminology into standardized codes. Successful resume samples in the field mention abilities like attention to details and accuracy, effective communication, teamwork, time management, knowledge of medical terminology, and computer competences. Employers select resumes highlighting at least an Associate’s Degree in health information management.

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Cancer Registrar/hipaa Coordinator

Maintained all components to preserve cancer registry reporting database and reporting compliance with the Illinois State Cancer Registry and American College of Surgeons regulatory agencies. Developed and implemented HIPAA policy and procedure manuals and HIPAA security training program for hospital wide staff.

  • Processed database inquiries and adeptly utilized spreadsheet and presentation software for multiple deadline-oriented projects.
  • Generated and disseminated reports to department directors/managers, committee/board members, and C level executives.
  • Compile medical record compliance statistical data summarizing accreditation compliance and quality assurance.
  • Provided administrative support including copying, faxing, mail handling, and supplies management.
  • Handled correspondences, transcribed minutes, scheduled meetings, conference calls, and prepared agendas and meeting materials.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements/meeting logistics, executive calendar management and travel expense reports and logs.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Cancer Registrar

Analyze and collect data directly into a computerized database (METRIQ) in accordance with American College of Surgeons (ACoS), NJ Department of Health (NJDOH) and JCOHO guidelines.

  • Use all available medical reports and records to accumulate appropriate clinical findings, collect and review all out patient clinical follow-up information on patients registered in the oncology database according to ACoS and NJDOH guidelines.
  • Makes changes and updates database as needed with appropriate clinical information while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Attend and record cancer related meetings in accordance with the Commission on Cancer (CoC) requirements for cancer program frequency and content.
  • Coordinate and assist with physician quality review.
  • Prepare and maintain course outlines and objectives.
  • Instruct students on Cancer Registry operations and American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC) Staging.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
HS
Banking
AS
Science
3

Cancer Registrar

Performed case finding on a daily basis through disease index, radiation therapy monthly lists and daily pathology reports

  • Performed on a daily basis multiple abstracts.
  • Before validating the abstract, checked for current follow-up date to enter in the abstract.
  • Worked with physicians in connection with weekly Quality Assurance review.
  • Worked with Chief of Pathology in planning and conducting Tumor Board.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Health Information Management
4

Cancer Registrar

Abstract records and perform case findings using inpatient and outpatient reports.

  • Update patients' follow-up in Metriq per expired patient notification.
  • Obtain patients' treatment information by communicating with personnel at other medical facilities.
  • Monitor productivity of all abstractors with weekly and monthly reporting to management.
  • Assist with the preparation, setup, and facilitation of tumor board conferences and cancer committee meetings.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Technical Management
BS
Healthcare Administration

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