Cancer Registry Information Specialist II
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core Values:
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of scientific discovery, trans-disciplinary engagement, translation, patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer patients and populations.
We will accomplish this by conducting innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and Caring, Perseverance.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Cancer Registry Information Specialist II, for the Department of Cancer Registry – Operations at the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The primary purpose of the Cancer Registry Information Specialist II, under the direction of the supervisor, audits hospitals and other health care facilities and collects data for cancer case reports. Conducts cancer data collection, quality control and medical data correction activities for the New Jersey State Cancer Registry in accordance with overall Cancer Registry Program goals; does related duties as required.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Reviews and resolves complex medical information problems submitted by health care facilities.
Performs quality control activities associated with collection, preparation, and editing of cancer data.
Performs tasks associated with medical data corrections related to demographic and medical information such as assignment of primary site and histology, staging extent of tumor invasion, and proper correction of diagnostic and cancer treatment information.
Provides training to health care facilities staff in abstracting, coding, case finding, staging of tumors and use of cancer registry software.
Conducts investigations and makes recommendations to health care facilities staff to correct deficiencies found in cancer reporting as a result of quality control activities.
Ensures the compilation and timely submission of statistical cancer data by health care facilities on cancer incidence, treatment, and follow-up information.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree plus two (2) years of experience as a tumor registrar in a central cancer registry, hospital, or other health care facility which shall have included responsibility for abstracting cancer cases, quality control, and conducting public health surveys or patient care studies and evaluations.
Appointees must possess a valid Certified Tumor Registrar certification issued by the National Cancer Registrar's Association and the National Board for Certification of Registrars.
Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Please visit the link for additional information on this exciting opportunity to join the Rutgers CINJ/New Jersey State Cancer Registry team.
Heather Stabinsky MS.Ed, CTR
Supervising Cancer Registry Information Specialist
New Jersey State Cancer Registry
PO Box 369
Trenton, NJ 08625
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