Certified Tumor Registrar - Educator - Oncology
- Location: Scarborough, ME
- Posted: Nov 16, 2018
The Oncology Certified Tumor Registrar position is responsible for the identification, collection, and management of health, medical and outcome information on all oncology patients and in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Primary responsibilities include abstracting and coding specific patient, cancer and treatment information from numerous sources (physician offices, MMC and other health care facilities) as well as maintaining and updating existing patient records annually.
CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) is required.
Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology normally acquired through graduation from a two-year biomedical, medical technician or medical records program or equivalent job experience in medical coding or cancer registry is required.
Ability to work independently and make decisions according to established guidelines.
Ability to organize systems and extrapolate medical information.
Ability to meet deadlines and to pay attention to detail.
About Maine Medical Center:
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the states largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Centers unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the states only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.
Inside and out, youll find what youre looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
Certified Tumor Registrar Educator Oncology
Thank you for your interest in this position.
Please note, this application is to be used by current employees of Maine Medical Center or MaineHealth System employees applying to another MaineHealth organization only. Other applicants must utilize the external application.
- Full Time
Schedule: Day Shift