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Cancer Registrar

Company: Associated Medical Medical Professionals of NY, PL
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Cancer Registrar maintains databases of cancer information that health care professionals in turn use to research cancer prevention and treatment methods. Cancer registries are vital resources for furthering cancer research and treatment, and we are seeking a diligent Cancer Registrar to enter patient information into our registry. You will be responsible for collecting, capturing, and updating data about our patients' histories, symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and health statuses.To be successful in your role as a Cancer Registrar, you should have excellent time management skills, be highly organized, and detail-oriented to provide the highest levels of accuracy. Duties and Responsibilities:+ Supports and demonstrates the AMP Mission, Vision, and Values.+ Maintains a positive accommodating culture, quality, and uniformity across the division.+ Demonstrates keen interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, their families, physicians, and staff.+ The Cancer Registrar will stay updated on submission software and most recent submission criteria as defined by the NYSDOH+ The Cancer Registrar will stay updated on submission deadlines as defined by the NYSDOH+ The Cancer Registrar will manage cancer patient databases, recording information that may be used to help detect cancer earlier, improve treatments and increase survival rates.+ Examine medical and pathology records to determine patient eligibility for the cancer registry. + Make abstracts of medical records by translating the medical terminology into standardized codes that record the patient's diagnosis and treatment information.+ Cancer registrars are responsible for compiling and reporting data for those patients seen by AMP Radiation Oncology for consult appointment.+ Other duties may include following up with registry patients to track progress, protecting patient information and assisting with special projects.+ Participates in creating, implementing, and maintaining standard radiation oncology and diagnostic policies and uniform procedures throughout the Practice, and communicate these effectively.+ Must have good communication skills, computer proficiency and an eagerness to learn.+ Cancer registrars in particular need n-depth knowledge of human anatomy, medical terminology and statistics.+ Database management skill are also importantQualifications: Education:+ Associate's degree or equivalent in medical information management.+ National Cancer Registrars Association certification.+ Experience working with databases.+ Analytical, detail-oriented mindset.+ Excellent interpersonal skills+ Proactive, self-motivated attitude+ Strong skillset in Microsoft Office/Excel preferredAMP's current OSHA ETS COVID Vaccination protocol:+ Employee is COVID vaccinated+ Employee is approved for a medical exemption (weekly COVID testing is required)+ Employee is approved for a religious exemption (weekly COVID testing is required)+ Employee can elect to test out of mandatory vaccination (weekly COVID testing is required)*If you have questions related to AMP's COVID Vaccination policy please reach out to AMP Human Resources.

Keywords: Associated Medical Medical Professionals of NY, PL, Syracuse , Cancer Registrar, Other , Syracuse, New York

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