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Jordan Hospital Certified Tumor Registrar in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Manages all case finding, abstracting and recording of cancer data.

  • Responsible for ensuring the collection and reporting of all cancer data to State of Massachusetts

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data, at all times.

  • Assists with data requests, quality assurance and patient care evaluations.

  • Abstracts diagnostic procedural and adjuvant treatment information from medical record, infusion and radiation therapy charts.

  • Ensures quality and integrity of the database and departmental compliance with external regulations.

  • Assigns diagnostic, histology, morphologic, SEER, AJCC and extent of Disease staging schemes.

  • Maintains NCRA required educational credits for every 3 year cycle.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Certification by National Tumor Registrar’s Association

  • Three to five years tumor registry experience

  • Minimum one year application of automated registry systems

  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACOS Commission on Cancer requirements

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend at 12th grade level

  • Associates degree or higher

Registration/Certification:

  • Certified Tumor Registrar
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