CA Registry Abstractor (100% Remote)

UCLA Health - Westwood, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


Responsibilities
THIS IS A 100% REMOTE CONTRACT POSITION - CANDIDATES MUST RESIDE
OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

The CA Registry Abstractor will be responsible for abstracting cancer cases for
mandatory reporting to the State of California by abstracting clinical and pathological
information according to agency guidelines and assign ICD-0 codes and enter
information into the computerized Cancer Registry database. Other duties will involve:

Assigning the appropriate accession/sequence number to each reportable case
Assigning the appropriate SEER Summary stage of disease for all analytic cases and assigning the appropriate TNM stage to all analytic cases and Extent of Disease (EOD)
Reading and reviewing clinical information and medical record documents in Epic/CareConnect and the original medical record (when necessary) to obtain and verify the clinical information to abstract into the cancer database
Abstracting treatment information as required
Abstracting information with a high degree of accuracy (less than 3% error rate as required by the California Cancer Registry)
Reviewing Dermatology, Pathology, Diagnostic Indexes, autopsy reports, Death Certificates, Bone Marrow and other source documents to determine reportability of cases
Entering reportable identified cases into the Cancer Registry suspension file for abstracting
Acting as a resource on abstracting and reportability of cases for other Cancer Data Center staff

Qualifications
Tumor Registrar Certification.
Experience working with the CA State registry system CNext required
Expertise abstracting and reporting in CNext
Detailed knowledge of the American College of Surgeon standards, California Cancer Registry and SEER standards, and knowledge of ICD-0 coding classification scheme.