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Abstractor/Tumor Registry

  • Job ID: 789543655
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7 am to 3:30 pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
  • Department: HlthInfo-Cancer Reg-HBG
  • Location: 4300 Londonderry Road, Harrisburg PA 17109
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $18.94 to $28.40 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Assist with day to day tasks, flow and other organizational responsibilities of the department and Registry team. Provides assistance with preparation and organization of weekly cancer conferences, quarterly cancer committee meetings and case findings. Assists with abstracting into the Registry software, patient follow-up and identification of missing cases for Pennsylvania state cancer registry reporting.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Perform daily case-finding review and abstraction of all reportable pathology reports including follow-up information on all cases.
  • Review Pennsylvania state annual death index and reconciliation list for missing cases.
  • Provide assistance with weekly and quarterly oncology meetings, including preparation of meeting
  • This job description is not designed to cover or to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the position.
  • Provide assistance with weekly and quarterly oncology meetings, including preparation of meeting packets and Power Points, scheduling, typing of recorded minutes, CME data collection and data processing.
  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for UPMC Susquehanna. Provide the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what.
  • Review Social Security Death Index and other sources for expired patients and enter date into the Registry software.
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Track all patients seen for lung cancer screening to include in organization reports and for data entry into electronic database.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.
  • Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Understand that patient safety is everyone's responsibility. Assumeresponsibility for personal education and performance related to patient safety; report unsafe conditions or events immediately; speak up in a non confrontational and educational manner when seeing a safety breech; develop or participate in a project or action plan to reduce risk or mitigate harm for patients, as appropriate.

Qualifications

Associates in Healthcare Required. Two years of healthcare experience involving the use and understanding of medical terminology required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Tumor Registrar Certification required within five years of hire

Clearances must be dated within 90 days
 

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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