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CANCER REGISTRAR in San Diego, CA at Scripps Corporate Admin Services

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

Change Lives, Starting with Yours
  
At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates.  So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
Truven Health Analytics named Scripps Health among the top five large health systems in the nation.  Scripps was the only California health care system on the Truven Top 15 Health Systems list this year. This is the fifth time Scripps has received the honor.
 
As Cancer Registrar, you will be responsible for abstracting and reporting cancer cases for Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Your primary function will be to meet regulatory requirements and support the quality program of Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center. You will perform case-finding, accessioning, abstracting and follow-up procedures on all patients diagnosed and/or treated at Scripps Health from the time of first admission for cancer until the patient expires in accordance with established guidelines of the ACOS and CCR. Assists with special studies, annual reports, accreditation activities, and quality control studies.
 
This position is a full time 10 hour shift position with the Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills:
  • At least six months experience as a Cancer registrar in an acute care setting.
  • Ability to code and stage new cancer cases according to established guidelines by the California Cancer Registry (CCR) and the American College of Surgeons (ACOS).
  • Uses ICD-0 coding; Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER); Extent of Disease (EOD); and AJCC (TNM) staging principles with the ability to abstract this information into a computerized database.
  • Good communication and word processing skills are needed.
  • High school education and specialized courses in medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, and cancer disease process.

Required Certification/Registration:
  • Certified Cancer Registrar (C.T.R.) or C.T.R. eligible.
  • Maintains required CEUs for certification.
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Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based Company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.


Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.