Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The Certified Tumor Registrar is responsible for performing all functions associated with the maintenance of the Harris Health System Cancer Registry; case finding, abstracting, follow-up, participating with registry quality assurance functions, and tumor boards.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees/Work Experience:
Associates Degree with completion of the Cancer Data Management program via an approved program by the National Cancer Registrar Association (NCRA) and One (1) year of experience as a Certified Tumor Registrar preferred but not required.

(OR)

HS Diploma or GED with completion of the Cancer Data Management program via an approved program by the National Cancer Registrar Association (NCRA) and Two ( 2) years of experience as a Certified Tumor Registrar required.

Licenses& Certifications: CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar)

Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Correspondence, Writing /Reports

Proficiencies: Personal Computer

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms

Work Schedule: Eligible for Telecommute

Equipment Operated: Basic Desktop Computer knowledge; Proficiency with cancer registry software Elekta/Metriq preferred.

Other Requirement: Basic analytical skills necessary in order to determine completeness and interpret medical information on diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to 80% of work time when abstracting.

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