Department: Cancer Center
Hours Per Pay Period: 80
Shift Length: 8hrs
Days Off: fixed
Contact Information: Lauren Cervantes
The Certified Tumor Registrar performs case finding, abstracts case information, performs follow-up procedures, and data entry. He/She assists the Coordinator in compiling registry data for the State and the National Cancer Data Bases and following registry standards set by the State, SEER, and the American College of Surgeons and AJCC. The Registrar is accountable for the tracking and maintaining the clinical trial protocols to ensure project timelines and protocol compliance criteria are met.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Two years experience in computer software programs: Word, Excel, and Internet access and use
BS/BA degree in health sciences or related field
Formal training in decision support, databases, spreadsheet, report writer, query/relational database computer software applications
Experience with Microsoft Access and Power Point
One years experience in CNExT
One years experience in cancer registry
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
Type 35 wpm (Certificate required within the last three years.)
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Working knowledge of Medical terminology and anatomy. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Must have creativity, initiative, and critical thinking skills. Must show sensitivity for the patient and maintain strict confidentiality. Must be able to work independently and pay close attention to detail. Must be self-motivated, flexible and able to effectively work with multidisciplinary teams. Skilled in the collection and analysis of data and assessing its integrity. Must be capable of using Cancer Registry database and ability to learn regulatory requirements of the position. Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook (Microsoft Office Suite) and the Internet, to provide a variety of computer skills for support functions. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential.
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