CANCER REGISTRARJob Number: RQ82244 Employment StatusFull-TimeWage & Hour StatusNon-ExemptLocationTUMOR REGISTRY - CARUFEL - FARGO NDShiftsDay ScheduleBusiness hours, Monday-Friday.
Four 10-hour days may be consideredOverviewThe Cancer Registrar identifies and abstracts records of all eligible cancer patients (analytic and non-analytic), utilizing the cancer registry data system within the guidelines and requirements of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Program Standards.
The Cancer Registrar also maintains the Cancer Registry system to provide lifetime follow-up for patients diagnosed with cancer and to provide timely and accurate statistics as required for treatment, quality, education, research and administrative purposes.Reports toAs AssignedEducation, Experience and Skills RequirementsAssociate degree is required, which must include two semesters of Anatomy and Physiology college- level coursework.
Must have knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, medical records procedures, and knowledge of staging of cancers according to AJCC guidelines.
Cancer Registry experience is preferred.
Licensure/Certification RequirementCertification as a Certified Tumor Registrar is required; CTR exam-eligible incumbents preferred.Job Specific CompetenciesAssists with the preparation of the Annual Report and departmental policies and procedures as requested by the Cancer Registrar Supervisor.Prepares reports per data queries, as delegated by Cancer Registry Supervisor.Conducts annual follow-up on patients in the Cancer Registry to ensure complete data tracking.Identifies, codes and abstracts cancer-diagnosed patient data into Tumor Registry database.Provides assistance to the Cancer Committee to ensure compliance with Commission on Cancer Standards.
Sanford ValuesCourageThe Strength To Persevere, Use Our Voices And Take Action.Places the patient first.Stands up for what is right, does the right thing and challenges status quo.Takes risks to advance knowledge and practice for the betterment of care for patients.Addresses and resolves difficult challenges.Embraces reality and perseveres amidst setbacks.PassionThe Enthusiasm For Patients And Work Commitment To The Organization.Shows an unwavering commitment to patients and strong commitment to the organization.Exhibits a positive, can do attitude.Energetically initiates and accomplishes work.Sets and maintains high performance standards.Demonstrates care and stewardship for the communities and people we serve.ResolveThe Adherence To The Systems That Align Actions To Excellence, Efficiency And Purpose.Pursues excellence and flawless execution through the avoidance of errors and inaccuracies.Creates and adheres to system rational standards to increase consistency and efficiency, and decrease variability.Adheres to procedure for the protection of those in our care.Follows rigorous methodology in practice and research.Holds self and others accountable.AdvancementThe Pursuit Of Individual And Organizational Growth And Development.Seeks opportunities to advance individual development and organizational growth.Advances the practice of medicine and discipline of research.Advances integrated healthcare.Determines individual and organizational strengths and weaknesses and plans and develops accordingly.Strives for organizational perfection through continuous individual and organizational improvement.Supports the development of others by delegating, coaching and mentoring.Teaches because we have been taught.Creates sustainable success through talent planning, and initiating and leading own development.FamilyThe Connection And Commitment We Have To Each Other Through It All.Fully supports and demonstrates the mission, vision and values both individually and organizationally.Shows commitment to each other through communication, dialogue, collaboration and inclusion.Sticks together through conflict, confrontation, mistakes and learning opportunities.Builds relationships based on trust and respect through honesty, integrity, openness and fulfilling commitments.Leverages differences in thought while promoting team and organizational decisions.Serves the organization and its employees.Leadership CompetenciesDemonstrates both knowledge and application of Sanford policies, procedures, and guidelines.Facilitates and supports change within the Sanford Health.Demonstrates commitment to continuous learning for themselves and staff.Information Management CompetenciesDemonstrates skill in accessing, preparing and using information as relevant to position.Verbalizes and demonstrates knowledge of procedures for maintaining security, confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family and other medical information.Equipment CompetenciesDemonstrates skill in use of equipment relevant to position; verbalizes knowledge of appropriate safety procedures.Diagnoses equipment problems; fixes or seeks out someone to fix.Consistently informs appropriate person of problems encountered with repairs or calibration of equipment.Blood ExposureThis position is classified as a Category III position under OSHA guidelines with no risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other potentially infectious materials.SupervisoryNA DimensionNA Physical Requirements:View Physical Requirements