Certified Tumor Registrar FT Day Remote

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Job Description


Certified Tumor Registrar - AdventHealth - Remote

Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street, Orlando, FL

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Remote

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time Day Remote

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of standards for data collection as set by the American College of Surgeons (ACOS) and the Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS)
  • Utilizing knowledge of standards for data collection in daily practice of case finding, abstracting, and follow-up data entry as appropriate, as measured by successful data submission and survey completion
  • Exhibits working knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology and cancer pathology. Demonstrates proficiency in use of registry computer database, as well as a working knowledge of other computer programs including Advent Health Suncare patient database, Microsoft Office applications of Word, Excel, Outlook, and Internet skills
  • Establishes reliability and promptness in completing case abstracts and any additional assignments efficiently. Accepts direction from leadership and incorporates changes into daily practice as needed
  • Displays sensitivity to cost containment measures as defined by leadership
  • Shares ideas for improvement of current practice with leadership as appropriate
  • Demonstrates ability to work well with others, fostering team approach to meeting department goals


What You Will Need:

  • Minimum three (3) years' experience abstracting data
  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare or Health Information Management preferred
  • Completion of education program and/or work experience required for Certified Tumor Registrar, as defined by the National Cancer Registrars' Association.
  • National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)

Job Summary:

The Certified Tumor Registrar is responsible for all aspects of data collection for reportable cancer cases. The Certified Tumor Registrar completes case finding, abstracting, and follow-up data entry, and completes additional activities as needed to meet standards set by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC) as well as the Florida Cancer Data Systems (FCDS). Leads by example in proactively serving as a resource for other Cancer Registry team members. Assists the Cancer Registry Resource Manager as needed with special projects to meet cancer program standards set by the ACoS. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.