Full Job Description
The mission of MD Anderson’s Tumor Registry is to contribute to the knowledge of patient care, research and prevention through the collection of complete, accurate, and timely data, and by ongoing follow-up of our patients.
MD Anderson's Tumor Registry is responsible for submitting all cancer cases to the Texas Cancer Registry and the Commission on Cancer. We are required by Texas State Law to report all cancer patients that present to MD Anderson. We submit newly diagnosed cancer cases annually to the National Cancer Database. We provide critical data to researchers (publications, grant-funded studies) and operational data for administrative decision making on our cancer population.
The Clinical Data Abstracter in Tumor Registry at MD Anderson Cancer Center abstracts information from the patient's medical record to obtain clinical, operational and research data and for reporting purposes.
The ideal candidate will have at least an associate's degree and training in medical terminology (anatomy and physiology).
Abstracts and codes information from patient medical records to obtain clinical and reporting data using established classification systems.
Maintains high quality of abstracted data and reviews peers for quality control.
Participates on special projects.
Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Associate's degree and medical terminology training (such as classes including Anatomy and Physiology).
Required: Two years of experience in tumor registry, healthcare, or related field. Additional years of education may be substituted for required experience on a one to one year basis.
It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 137309
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Days
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: No
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 38,400
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 48,000
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 57,600
Science Jobs: No