Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Cancer Registrar in New York, New York
Job Posting Number: 14886
July 25, 2017
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Cancer Registry Department is seeking a Cancer Registrar to analyze electronic medical records, and extract clinical, pathological, therapeutic and epidemiologic data in accordance with established oncology data collection practices/standards, American College of Surgeons/Commission on Cancer Standards, NY State Department of Health, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) guidelines. After the completion of training, this position will allow for full-time remote work for successful employees, with an expectation of attending annual on-site meetings as needed.
Determine if a case qualifies for accessioning into the database.
Assign correct codes utilizing the rules and regulations.
Enter all information into Metriq software.
CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) Credential Required.
Associates Degree in Health Related Field.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
At least 2 years of abstracting experience as a CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) in a COC approved hospital using Metriq Software.
Ability to use an electronic medical record for data abstraction.
Proficiency using MS Office software, particularly Outlook, Excel, and WORD.
Thorough knowledge of reportable malignant and nonmalignant diseases, cancer staging and treatment, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and ICD-10 coding.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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