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Texas Health Resources Cancer Registrar in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas seeks to hire a Full Time Cancer Registrar to work onsite. This is not a remote position.

The address is 8200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75231

Salary range is Min $22.81 – Max $34.43 – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

Full Time 36 hours per week

Monday -Thursday 8 hours a day and Friday for 4 hours

Job Description

Abstracting:

Applies abstracting and coding knowledge as well as communicates effectively with medical staff in order to determine accurate assignment of codes for diagnosis, severity of illness, procedure and treatment, and outcome measures.

Completes daily analysis of medical records for oncology patients and determines eligibility for case reporting.

Maintains automated suspense listing of cases to be coded and abstracted and an electronic non-reportable list for state requirements.

Treatment Collection/Follow-up:

Obtains recurrence, subsequent treatment, and outcome information from internal and external sources at least annually for each oncology patient in the registry and updates the record in the database.

Quality:

Assists in data compilation and reporting as necessary.

Participates in department quality improvement projects.

Keywords: "Chart Abstraction" "Chart Abstracting" "EHR" "Electronic Health Record" "EMR" "Electronic Medical Record" "Oncology Data Abstracting”

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Prefer Associate's degree in Health Information or related health field

Experience

One year of medical record experience preferred

Cancer Registry coding experience preferred

Licenses and Certifications

CTR - Certified Tumor Registrar certification required within 3 years of hire date

Current or in process of CTR certification at time of hire strongly preferred

Skills

Knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, familiarity with basic statistics. Ability to analyze and draw inferences from statistical data. Computer skills. Human relations and oral/written communications skills. Ability to work under immediate supervision. Attention to details, familiarity of contents of the patient record, ability to use resources of other institutions, physician offices and obtain/analyze oncology related data.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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