Demonstrates though behavior AdventHealthâ™s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organizationâ™s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
Identifies reported cancer cases for suspense file through review of pathology reports, radiation oncology treatment notes, gynecologic oncology treatment notes, and the merge file. Collates data from various sources as new cases into computerized suspense file. Completes all required supportive documents and follow-up documentation for each identified patient.
Accurately abstracts reported cases in a timely manner as stipulated in ACoS cancer program standards, following ACoS and FCDS abstracting guidelines. Completes any corrections to FCDS edits within assigned time frame. Enters follow-up data into abstract as appropriate.
Initiates involvement in special projects within the Cancer Registry department. Responsible for coordination and completion of physician abstract quality assurance reviews to meet the ACoS standard of 300 charts reviewed annually. Compiles results of physician abstract reviews. Shares results of abstract reviews with leadership. Collaborates with leadership to analyze areas of strength as well as opportunities for improvement as identified through abstract reviews. Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to complete data collection for statistical reports, quality control studies, and other studies as requested. Analyzes trends in data collected and shares findings with leadership.
Measures personal productivity to assure compliance with expected department productivity standard.
Precepts new staff members as needed throughout orientation period. Serves as resource to coworkers as needed.
Increases personal knowledge of current registry practice through participation in ongoing continuing education opportunities as outlined in ACoS standards. Shares documentation of attendance at educational activities with leadership at annual performance review. Certified Tumor Registrar completes continuing education as required to maintain current certificate. Incorporates information gained from new learning opportunities into daily practice to comply with any changes in FCDS and ACoS reporting requirements.
Accepts change and exhibits willingness to work with new or alternative plans when requested.
Maintains patient confidentiality as required by HIPAA.
What You Will Need:
Associateâ™s Degree in Healthcare or Health Information Management preferred
Certified Tumor Registrar
Completion of education program and/or work experience required for Certified Tumor Registrar, as defined by the National Cancer Registrarsâ™ Association.
The Certified Tumor Registrar is responsible for all aspects of data collection for reportable cancer cases. The Certified Tumor Registrar completes case finding, abstracting, and follow-up data entry, and completes additional activities as needed to meet standards set by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC) as well as the Florida Cancer Data Systems (FCDS). Leads by example in proactively serving as a resource for other Cancer Registry team members. Assists the Cancer Registry Resource Manager as needed with special projects to meet cancer program standards set by the ACoS. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.