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
Identifies, abstracts, and maintains records of all cancer patients by utilizing various data sources and the cancer registry database application.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: Associates Degree or HS/GED with completion of the Cancer Data Management program via an approved program by the National Cancer Registrar Association (NCRA).

Licenses & Certifications: Must be eligible for NCRA certification (CTR). Will be required to obtain CTR certification by NCRA within 2 years of employment.

Work Experience: One (1) year experience as a Tumor Registrar preferred

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

Proficiencies: Personal Computer

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical Abilities, Medical Terminology Knowledge

Work Schedule: Flexible

Other Requirements: 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.

Equipment Operated: Basic Desktop Computer knowledge. Standard office equipment.

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