University of Iowa, Iowa City
HEALTH RECORDS ANALYST
Requisition # 72537
Advertising Ends: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Advertising Started: Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Cancer Center Support Administration
Salary: $37,313 to Commensurate
Pay Grade: 3A
Type of Position: Regular: A position
which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the
university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and
benefits associated with regular employment status.
About the Holden
Comprehensive Cancer Center:
Holden Cancer Center is Iowa's
only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognizes
our cancer center, and its research scientists, physicians and other health
care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts
on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer. Not
just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college,
Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related
research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six
colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:
The University of Iowa
Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the
United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and
regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was
recently name in Forbes magazine America’s Best Employers 2015 and 2016. In it,
UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1
employer in the health care industry category across the country.
This position will perform
complex technical and related duties for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
Oncology Registry including analyzing, reviewing, abstracting, and coding
medical information obtained from a variety of hospital data sources such as
documents, reports, lab profiles, on-line records and other summaries initiated
in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and external organizations to
be used for hospital statistical, administrative, billing and risk
and abstract cases requiring knowledge of multiple complex coding systems.
information to be obtained for completion or updating of Oncology Registry
abstract through review of medical record(s), CNExT,Epic, and information
external to the organization for established standards required by University
of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards
(FORDS) and mandated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
(ACoS/CoC) and the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology and End
Results Group (NCI/SEER) program.
appropriate coding to document Collaborative Stage (CS) and/or Site Specific
Disease Index (SSDI) and surgical resections.
TNM Staging for completeness and accuracy; assure compliance with the ACoS/CoC
in quality assurance (QA) reviews and field tests offered by SEER, ACoS, State
Health Registry of Iowa (SHRI) and in-house quality control.
information and assure that documentation regarding histology, diagnostic
confirmation, stage, grade, primary site (with laterality), and hospital code
(if the diagnosis was made elsewhere) is accurate.
follow-up data and information provided by patients, families, physicians,
external hospitals, nursing homes, and other facilities; update database and
provide updates to the State Health Registry of Iowa.
abstract status; implement procedures; follow-up as necessary.
standardphysician inquiry letter(s); follow-up to assure response; update
database with current data.
with basic reporting of standard monthly reports.
with the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) to collect and disseminate
information related to quality standards and clinical team interventions.
to inquiries from physicians, nurses, patients, families and individuals from
outside institutions; provide patient information in accordance with UIHC and
with the Annual Call for Data.
with duties assigned to meet CoC Standards.
in the training student assistants and new staff.
*** Please note: Five
(5) professional references will be requested and required at a later step in
the recruitment process. ***
EDUCATION REQUIRED: A Bachelor’s degree
or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
6 months of medical records, data abstracting, or Oncology Registry work or
as Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health
Information Technician (RHIT), AND/OR Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
of human anatomy
of medical terminology
written verbal communication and interpersonal skills
be proficient in Microsoft Office
eligible to and successfully obtain CTR certification within three years of
in a CoC (Commission on Cancer) Accredited Cancer Program
managing complex information requiring attention to detail
ability to work independently, needing minimal guidance.
of University of Iowa policies, procedures and regulations.
This job requires
basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to
the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application
Process. A plain text cover
letter is required.
Attention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below.
The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process. GO TO: JOBS.UIOWA.EDU/PANDS/VIEW/72537
Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines
*Remote candidates will be
considered for this position.
The Registrar-Tumor Certified codes and abstracts inpatient and
outpatient records for statistical reporting to the NCDB and Iowa State Health
Registry. The Registrar-Tumor Certified is also responsible for
maintaining the registry to meet the criteria for accreditation with the
American College of Surgeons. This includes preparing Cancer Conference
weekly, pulling pathology reports, communicating with physicians, running
reports, sending reports, etc.
- Establishes, organizes, and maintains the efficient
operation of a Cancer Registry in compliance with the guidelines
established by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of
Surgeons for an approved hospital cancer program.
- Registers all patients with a diagnosis of malignancy
through an established method of case finding and completions of
appropriate computerized abstract with required core data and codes.
- Promotes continuing care of the cancer patient through
an active follow up system and obtains end results information on quality
of life and length of survival.
- Retrieves and analyzes registry data.
- Prepares narrative reports and graphic presentations of
data, designs tables, charts and graphs.
- Disseminates data in accordance with professional
ethics for evaluation, clinical research and education.
- Coordinates hospital cancer related activities
sponsored by Cancer Committee and serves on additional committees for
planning of other hospital cancer related activities.
- Publishes an annual report.
- Coordinate in preparation and presentation of weekly
cancer conferences by current case finding and preparation of individual
case summaries and provide physician moderator with information.
- Maintains liaison with the medical community allied
health professionals, local, state and national organizations,
professional societies and other cancer registries.
- Plans and conduct regular workshops.
- Develops and maintains regular quality control of
registry data and functions.
- Performs patient care evaluation studies as requested.
- Assist with planning and coordinating for the Cancer
- Retrieves charts or microfilm from medical records file
- Obtains and sets up audiovisual equipment for weekly
- Disseminates current literature to appropriate persons.
- Retrieves and copies inpatient records as needed.
- Delivers summaries of pending cancer conferences to
appropriate physician’s office.
- Prepares routine chart requests as needed.
- Takes attendance at Cancer Conference and submit CME
information to Medical Education Department.
- Notifies physicians by telephone and or letter of
current case review
- Identifies potential problem areas and implements
- Serves on selected hospital, departmental, group
practice and community-based committees as appropriate.
- Enhances knowledge and expertise, and serves as a role
model by affiliating with appropriate technical and professional
organizations; participating in conferences, seminars and workshops and
through review of relevant literature.
- Participates in QM programs as required.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
- Two years’ experience in a related medical field
including a minimum of:
- Completed medical terminology course
- Completed college level anatomy/physiology course
- Mainframe and PC computer competency
- Certified Tumor Registrar, Accredited Record
Technician, Registered Record Administrator or Registered Nurse
- Upon eligibility, certification by the National Tumor
Registrars Association will be required.
- Maintain educational requirements for NCRA
- Maintain compliance to ACCC and ACOS, as relates
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center
This position is not a telecommute position but requires
relocation to Saudi Arabia.
Below is the position details and the contact
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research
P.O.Box 3354, MBC 64
Contact person is:
Fazal Hussain, MD, MPH
King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research
P.O.Box 3354, MBC 64
E-mail: [email protected]
REGISTRAR GRADE 09
Job Posting No. IRC 80704
Job Title TUMOR REGISTRAR GRADE 09
Department Oncology Centre
Education Requirement :
Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and/or Accredited Records Technician (ART)certification or Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences.
Experience Requirement :
Minimum of two (2) years' experience as Assistant Tumor Registrar or
equivalent position in medical records or data management.
and Experience certificates
· Copy of your latest
Jean Malo Roberts
Systems Support Manager
Would you enjoy working from home? Do you want
to join a company with a mission that you believe in? Registry Partners
has the opportunity you are looking for!
Registry Partners is looking for a Part Time (15
+ Hours per week) Certified Tumor Registrars (CTR) with a minimum of 1 year
abstraction experience in a CoC Accredited Cancer Program (preferred), to join
our Project CTR Data Abstraction Team. We employ CTR professionals with a
special passion for the field of cancer registry and the quality of the data
- Training & Ongoing
Support — There is no “I” in TEAM!
- Remote, Flexible &
Supportive Work Environment
- Solid Infrastructure
that supports Team Building and Comradery
- Competitive Pay
- W-2 Employer (worry free
- Certified Tumor
Registrar (CTR), required.
- Minimum of 1 year of CTR
abstraction experience in a CoC Accredited Cancer Program, preferred.
- Successful completion of
the Registry Partners Pre-Employment Skills Assessment Exam.
- Associate Degree in
Health Information or related field, preferred.
- Experience abstracting
in an accredited cancer program, preferred.
- Knowledge and
understanding of the Commission on Cancer standards and accreditation process,
- Exposure to cancer
registry management and registry related functions (abstracting and
non-abstracting functions), preferred.
- Proficient in Microsoft
Office Products, industry related cancer registry software systems and
electronic medical record applications.
- Excellent communication
and documentation skills
- Follows defined project
parameters as the individual job description for each project assignment.
- Produces complete and
accurate cancer registry data abstractions following all published coding and
data abstraction specification manuals
- Provides timely
responses to questions or concerns communicated by the Registry Partners
project management team, executive management team, and corporate office staff.
- Understands and follows
all Registry Partners internal corporate policies and procedures
- Follows all client based
policies and procedures as requested.
- Meets Quality Control
expectations as outlined in the Quality Control Policy and Procedure.
- Contacts the management
and quality control team for any support or training needed
- Meets Productivity
- Work assignments include
one or more of the following project types: state report only, accredited
program, state central registry or specialized registry project.
- Responsible for remote
abstraction and other registry related tasks as assigned.
- Assists the management
team with meeting the goals and deadlines for each assigned project.
Why Registry Partners?
Registry Partners is also proud to provide
career advancement opportunities including cross-training and internal
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Registry Partners has proven on-going dedication
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a comprehensive benefits package, a FULL-TIME GUARANTEE ensuring you will
always have 40 hours/week, and much more!
Registry Partners is a national provider of data
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dynamic team of quality professionals focused on data excellence and
efficiency. As we celebrate our 15th year in business, we are looking to add
even more high-quality, experienced team members.
Please call or visit our
website for more information or to apply:
Stacey Ballinger, Clinical Resource Manager,
Oak Lawn, IL - Lead Registrar
TITLE: Lead Cancer Tumor Registrar
TIME – Work
1 Day From Home Capability
LOCATION: Oak Lawn, IL - Christ Hospital
Advocate Health Care, the largest health
system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest.
Our Corporate Support & Operations Services are equally committed to
advancing Advocate's goal of building lifelong relationships with patients by
delivering the best health outcomes and highest level of service through an
integrated approach to care and wellness.
You Will Do:
- Ensure the accurate and timely reporting of
cancer cases to the Illinois State Cancer Registry as required by law.
- Maintains compliance with ACoS, ISCR/IDPH,
NAPBC and other accrediting agency Standards, as applicable.
day~to~day activities of the registry function at assigned site(s).
- Register and follow all cancer patients who
are diagnosed and/or treated at Advocate facilities including hospitals, free standing
centers and AMG/Dreyer physician offices. T
- Conduct patient care evaluation studies and
prepare cancer~related statistical reports as requested by the Cancer Committee
or cancer program leadership.
- Coordinate and staff tumor board/case conferences.
To assure quality and integrity of cancer registry data.
- Support of Cancer Registry Associates
You Will Need:
- Certified Tumor Registrar
certification - candidates that do not possess will not be considered
- Associates Degree or equivalent experience
- 1 year supervisory experience
- 3 years of Cancer Registry abstracting
- Basic knowledge of American College of
Surgeons and Illinois State Cancer Registry requirements.
- Competence with computerized cancer
registry systems, word processing, graphs and spreadsheets, and editing and
layout of reports.
- Ability to work well with physicians, peer
coordinators and staff.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision
- Ability to work quickly and accurately
- Ensures follow up on living analytic
patients in Cancer Registry database.
- Coordinates activities related to cancer
- Conducts and participates in studies and
activities to improve the quality of Cancer Registry data and cancer patient
- Registers all cases of cancer diagnosed or
treated at Advocate facilities.
Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large
health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health
system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest.
Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that
encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s
network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the
area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical
group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit,
mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in
America and the United Church of Christ.
Strategic Sourcing Specialist at: [email protected]