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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Tumor Registrar (CTR) in Atlanta, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Identifies patients alleged to have specific disease diagnoses, confirms the diagnosis clinically or pathologically, and determines whether these patients meet specific criteria for inclusion in a database

  • Abstracts demographic, diagnostic, and epidemiologic treatment and survival information from inpatient and outpatient reports, records, and electronic databases

  • Codes the primary site and morphology, and clinically or pathologically stages the morbidity, mortality, or extent of the disease

  • Follows up with patients, physicians, and clinics to obtain and update missing data

  • Designs computer programs, and maintains reports

  • May oversee other medical records abstractors

  • Performs related responsibilities as required

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Identifies patients alleged to have specific disease diagnoses, confirms the diagnosis clinically or pathologically, and determines whether these patients meet specific criteria for inclusion in a database

  • Abstracts demographic, diagnostic, staging, and treatment information from inpatient and outpatient reports, records, and electronic databases

  • Codes the primary site, morphology and stage of each disease case

  • Follows up with patients, physicians, and clinics to obtain and update missing data

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • Certification as a Tumor Registrar

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of human physiology and anatomy, medical terminology, pharmacology, ICD-O coding, diagnostic procedures, the cancer disease process, staging and treatment

  • Knowledge of Collaborative Staging, and Multiple Primary Histology Rules,

  • Knowledge of SEER, GCCR, NPCR, NAACCR and ACoS requirements

  • Ability to analyze and abstract all pertinent data related to cases of malignancies.

  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of cancer registry software applications, including Abstract Plus

  • Knowledge of Georgia cancer reporting facilities’ data collection procedures, edit reconciliation

  • Possess CTR credentials or CTR eligible.

  • Applicant must maintain absolute confidentiality of all work-related information and materials

NOTE: Tasks related to this position can be performed remotely with only occasional supported visits to an Emory University location. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to the employee.

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Job Number 68430

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Epidemiology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Laboratory

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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