Job Description


Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements


The Cancer Registry Manager demonstrates expertise in Cancer Registry functions. The Manager will have oversight and supervision of all Harris Health System Cancer Registry Program work activities and registry operation. Responsible for staffing and management. Manager produces reports, performs audits and provides training. The Manager codes, stages and abstracts all cases of cancer diagnosed and / or treated at Harris Health. Assures compliance related to Texas Cancer Registry guidelines, American College of Surgeons (ACOS) and Commission on Cancer (CoC). Performs data entry utilizing Elekta (Mosaiq) software. Maintains the quality and integrity of the data base, and ensures departments compliance of all internal and external policy, regulations and procedures.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: 
Bachelors degree required in Health Care Info Management (preferred) or applicable field.
Certified Tumor Registrar required.
Work Experience (Years and Area):
Three (3) to five (5) years in in an ACoS accredited Cancer Registry department.
Management Experience (Years and Area):
Three (3) years management experience in a Cancer Registry department.
Equipment Operated:
PC, calculator, Microsoft Office.


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract); Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking);
Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)

Other Skills:
Analytical; CRT; Medical Terms; P.C.; Statistical; Typing  45 wpm; Word  Processing

Advanced Education:
Bachelor¿s Degree (Major):  Health Care Info Management (preferred) or applicable field.

Work Schedule:  Flexible

Other Requirements:
Familiar with Electronic Medical Record and Cancer Registry software systems.  Excellent time
        management and able to respond quickly to completing priorities. Knowledge of American College of
        Surgeons Standards, proficient in Microsoft  Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); Elekta Cancer
        Registry software program; SEER, FORDS manual, and AJCC staging manual.

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