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Cancer Registrar

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
  • Job Code
    115157008


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Cancer Registrar

Department
Epidemiology

Position Number
1012311

Position Purpose

To support and perform central cancer registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Judy Rees

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Registry Standards
• Reviews and processes New Hampshire cancer reports to ensure their completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards.
• Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.
• Carries out established central registry policies, procedures and quality assurance efforts.
• Performs field work at local facilities to identify and address causes of deficiencies.

Field Work
• Schedules and performs site visits at designated New Hampshire reporting facilities on a regular basis to abstract reportable cancer cases in accordance with national and state standards.
• Facilitates and coordinates the reporting of initial case (rapid) reports from reporting sources.
• Visits New Hampshire hospitals or uses remote access to electronic medical records to check reliability of information abstracted from charts; reviews pathology and patient charts for accuracy and completeness of case finding.
• Works with senior registry staff and local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.
• Monitors casefinding efforts from pathology laboratories and free-standing radiotherapy and medical oncology centers to review reports and ensure completeness in case reporting.

Communication/Visits
• Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; addresses problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implements individual improvement plans.
• Meets with hospital personnel to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained.
• Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.
Program Activities:
• Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.
• Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients though the central cancer registry data system.
• Obtains missing cases and resolving cases of inconsistent or incomplete information.
• Reviews diagnostic indices and death certificates as process of case attainment.
• Notifies attending physicians of unreported cases and monitors obtaining appropriate abstracts.

Professional Development
• Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.
• Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.
• Obtains Certified Tumor Registrar qualification if not yet obtained, and maintains CTR status.

Note: Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned.

PI115157008

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Cancer Registrar<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1012311<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>To support and perform central cancer registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Judy Rees<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p> <p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Registry Standards<br> Reviews and processes New Hampshire cancer reports to ensure their completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards. <br> Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.<br> Carries out established central registry policies, procedures and quality assurance efforts.<br> Performs field work at local facilities to identify and address causes of deficiencies.</p> <p>Field Work<br> Schedules and performs site visits at designated New Hampshire reporting facilities on a regular basis to abstract reportable cancer cases in accordance with national and state standards.<br> Facilitates and coordinates the reporting of initial case (rapid) reports from reporting sources.<br> Visits New Hampshire hospitals or uses remote access to electronic medical records to check reliability of information abstracted from charts; reviews pathology and patient charts for accuracy and completeness of case finding.<br> Works with senior registry staff and local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.<br> Monitors casefinding efforts from pathology laboratories and free-standing radiotherapy and medical oncology centers to review reports and ensure completeness in case reporting.</p> <p>Communication/Visits<br> Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; addresses problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implements individual improvement plans. <br> Meets with hospital personnel to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained. <br> Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.<br> Program Activities:<br> Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.<br> Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients though the central cancer registry data system.<br> Obtains missing cases and resolving cases of inconsistent or incomplete information.<br> Reviews diagnostic indices and death certificates as process of case attainment.<br> Notifies attending physicians of unreported cases and monitors obtaining appropriate abstracts.</p> <p>Professional Development<br> Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.<br> Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.<br> Obtains Certified Tumor Registrar qualification if not yet obtained, and maintains CTR status.</p> <p>Note: Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.</p></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned.</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/m68y5aTbMxp2FKlqsRPgY"> <p>PI115157008</p>

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Posted: 2019-11-04 Expires: 2019-12-05

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