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Patient Admission and Registration Job In West Columbia, South Carolina

Cancer Registrar - Certified

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Company: Lexington Medical Center Profession/Specialty: Patient Admission and Registration Location: West Columbia, South Carolina 29169 Type of Facility: Hospital
Job Description

Job Summary

Reviews the records of patients diagnosed, treated, or followed for cancer at Lexington Medical Center in order to collect diagnostic, prognostic, treatment, and survival data for the purpose of monitoring/analyzing cancer incidence, treatment, outcomes, performance improvement and subsequently assisting with administrative planning and marketing, support programs, and research activities. Interprets data for research projects. Compiles data for state and national databases. Maintains oncology registry database in compliance with Commission on Cancer (CoC) standards, SEER federal guidelines and the South Carolina Central Cancer Registry (SCCCR).

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Associate's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: CTR Certification.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Identify reportable neoplasms to be included in the registry as outlined by CoC standards.
  • Create suspense files for identified reportable neoplasms by abstracting information from the patient medical record to include demographic characteristics, history of neoplasm, primary site, histology, laterality, casefinding source, location of diagnosis, managing physician, type of diagnostic confirmation and name of referring facility.
  • Perform oncology coding and abstraction of identified reportable neoplasms for inclusion in the registry database in compliance with standards set by the CoC, SEER, the SCCCR, the Lexington Medical Center Cancer Committee guidelines and departmental standards.
  • Document AJCC for cases abstracted into the registry database.
  • Collect survivorship data for all applicable newly-diagnosed cancer patients to include medical status, first recurrence, death and autopsy information from patient medical records or letters to provide end results information.
  • Qualitative analysis – Perform a comprehensive review of data entered for each patient to ensure the completion and accuracy of the greater than 300 required and supplemental data elements. Reviews (NAACCR), Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS), National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) and state edits.
  • Act as a liaison with Radiology, Pathology, Oncology, Nurse Navigators and physicians in the scheduling of cases for weekly oncology conferences.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Disseminate appropriate oncology conference information to appropriate departments via email, fax and/or hand delivery each week.
  • Ensure room and audiovisual equipment set up for weekly oncology conferences.
  • Serve as a resource for physicians needing assistance with completion of required on-line disclosures for CME and case presentation eligibility.
  • Attend and record minutes from oncology conferences each week and document the minutes and treatment recommendations in the registry database. Ensure that Cancer Conference grid is updated weekly.
  • Assist with Cancer Committee meetings as requested by Cancer Registry Manager.
  • Maintain competency and stay abreast of current literature and trends by participating in at least one cancer-related educational activity at the local, state, regional or national level in accordance with CoC standards.
  • Performs all other job related tasks as assigned by Cancer Registry Manager.
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About Lexington Medical Center

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

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