We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Tumor Registrar, supporting our Perlmutter Cancer Center, an NCI-Designated Cancer Center with accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. There is an opportunity for telecommuting.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for maintaining the Cancer Registry by abstracting all newly diagnosed cancer patients seen at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Coordinates and completes all tasks assigned under the Cancer Program standards of the NYU Medical Center, i.e. Tumor Registry, which may include weekly tumor conferences, Cancer Committee meetings, preparation for ACOS accreditation and surveys, maintenance of long-term patient follow-up, quarterly/annual reporting, reporting cancer data to NCDB upon request, weekly reports to the New York State Cancer Registry.
The registrar assigns ICD-O site and morphology codes.
The registrar demonstrates ability to analyze pathology, radiology reports and other pertinent information from the medical records to complete abstracts for all eligible cancer cases.
The registrar is responsible for case finding; identify analytic versus non-analytic cases vs. non-reportable cases
The Registrar assists in patient follow-up, as well as serving as an information resource to physicians, other departments and health care providers to ensure quality data.
The registrar must be familiar with HIPAA standards and able to communicate such to physicians, hospital staff, patients and all other customers.
Corrects all errors received by NYS or/and COC as applies and directed by Senior CTR
Attends training to keep current on all registry specific abstracting changes
Enters clinical and demographic information into the cancer registry database
The registrar will assist with the preparation of data submissions to the National Cancer Data Base, internal quality reviews, state audits, patient outcome studies and other related duties as assigned.
Responsible to maintain a weekly quota provided by the Supervisor and Program Manager
Other duties as assigned
Associates Degree and 1-2 years of experience in ICD-9-CM coding or an area directly related to the position. Completion of an NCRA - Accredited Formal Education Degree or certification and 160 hour practicum, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification required. Experience with automated patient information systems and knowledge of the personal computer work environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies
Knowledge of the Impac Metriq Registry and the New York State Tumor Registry abstraction system
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military or veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of... only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.NYULMC.org.