Navigant Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) - Navigant Cymetrix - Remote Location in SEATTLE, Washington
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Navigant Cymetrix unites the strengths of four category-leading companies to address the complexities of today’s healthcare system. We design, develop and implement integrated, patient-centered solutions for sustained improvements in performance and profitability, working collaboratively across a spectrum of customers that encompasses hospitals, health systems, physician practice groups and payers.
The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) will review clinical documentation as appropriate to extract data and apply ICD-0 codes. Will code, stage and abstract cases of cancer and reportable benign tumors diagnosed and/or treated. Will participate in research, education and monitoring for quality improvements activities to ensure data integrity and compliance with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer guidelines.
Duties and Responsibilities
Abstract and reviews cases of malignancies and reportable benign tumors diagnosed and/or treated.
Codes, stages and enters data into the registry database each case added to the tumor registry utilizing ICD-0, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 CM, AJCC TNM (Tumor, Nodes,) Mestasis and Collaborative Staging/Coding, FORDS (Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards) and SEER (Surveillance of Epidemiology and End Results) guidelines.
Complies with state and federal mandates that require reporting all diagnosed and/or treated malignancies and reportable benign tumors.
Performs data quality control activities on registry data.
Retrieves and compiles data for preparation of annual reporting and may collaborate in generating reports for special duties.
Prepares minutes for Multi-Disciplinary Tumor Conference on a weekly basis.
Contacts patients, providers and state registries per the database to gather follow-up information and verify or correct patient information.
Maintains the highest degree of confidentiality of all information encountered including verbal, written and computerized. Reports to manager any failure by anyone to protect confidential information.
Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency of ICD-10 and knowledge of ICD-9-CM, ICD-10 CM/PCS, DMS Coding
Working knowledge of the policies and procedure manuals of the Tumor Registry and resources such as the American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC), TNM, FORDS, and SEER.
Ability to prioritize and coordinate work processes.
Demonstrated organizational Skills.
Process improvement and quality skills.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft applications.
Written and Verbal communication skills.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties/responsibilities performed and are not meant to be exclusive to the job.
Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.
Currently certified as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) by National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) required. If graduate of a School of Nursing program, must be licensed or licensed by endorsement as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing.
Graduate from an accredited Health Infomation Technology program or School of Nursint program preferred.
Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location
Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data
Generally works in an office environment
Navigant Cymetrix is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.