Oncology Data Abstractor

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916729

Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

Responsibilities

 This position collects extensive data on all new cancer patients seen at Vidant Health Hospitals, as required by state law and according to regulations established by various state and national registries. Case abstracting and registry duties are completed in adherence to the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Standards for Accredited Cancer Programs.

  • Produce case abstracts for cancer patients and extract data items from the various medical records in accordance with ACoS/CoC standards.
  • Perform necessary research, analysis, interpretation and decision-making to accurately code stage or sequence information.
  • Follow-up on each case abstracted for the life of the patient.
  • Extracts the required information from the electronic medical record and external sources.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school plus 2 years of formal education/experience is required.
  • Associates in a health related field or completion of an NCRA cancer registry program is required.
  • CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) is preferred.
  • 1 - 3 years experience required in casefinding, abstracting, completing treatment updates, and follow up. Also, Electronic Medical record usage experience is required. 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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