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Cancer Registry Representative

 

Cancer Registry Representative - Orlando Health Corporate

Orlando health is seeking a Cancer Registry Rep I. This person follows patient records withdesignated categories of neoplasms and conditions diagnosed, treated, and/orfollowed with active disease at Orlando Health Cancer Center and associatedfacilities. Retrieves and analyzesregistry data; disseminates data in accordance with professional ethics.

Education Required

High school graduateor equivalent.

Excellent written andverbal communication skills

Experience

One (1) year experience in healthcare setting required, oractive enrollment in an approved HIM or HIT program.

Essential Functions

Conducts follow-up procedures by utilizing availableresources to adequately obtain and update follow-up data in Cancer Registrydatabase (e.g. ERS).

Interacts with physicians conducting follow-up researchstudies completing special studies as required.

Respond to outside follow-up requests from otherregistries providing accurate information.

Maintains individual follow-up rate of 90% on most recent5 years; Maintains individual follow-up rate of 80% from Cancer Registryreference year.

Assists with case-finding procedures; demonstratingability to recognize, and code appropriately, neoplasms and conditions withminimal ongoing training.

Successful completion of > 20 hours of availabletraining annually to stay abreast of current trends in cancer related codingand treatment guidelines.

Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendanceconsistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, stateand local standards.

Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies andprocedures.

Other Related Functions

Maintains confidentiality of data and information.

Works independently.

Demonstrates exemplary customer service skills.

Displays critical thinking skills to include ability toproblem solve.

Assumes responsibility for professional growth anddevelopment.

Orlando Health is one of Floridas most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare systems providing access to nearly two million Central Florida residents and has provided care for more than 4,600 international visitors annually. Our physician practices, diagnostic centers, hospitals and advanced medical treatments and procedures, along with our highly qualified team of medical specialists, have distinguished Orlando Health as a healthcare leader. We are one of Central Floridas largest employers with more than 15,000 employees and nearly 3,000 affiliated physicians supporting our philosophy of providing a continuum of care that revolves around patients needs. As a leading healthcare resource, providing world-class medical care as well as training our future healthcare providers, Orlando Health will continue to foster growth and development throughout the region for generations to come. We are looking for talented individuals to be part of our team.


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