All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Schedule: Full Time
The community you’ll be caring for:
• Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
• We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage
• Career growth and advancement potential
• Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
• AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
• We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
The role you’ll contribute:
The Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is responsible for improving quality and outcomes for the Cancer Institute across the Central Florida Division by ensuring appropriate clinical documentation is captured to meet national registry guidelines and regulatory requirements. The CTR is responsible for ensuring all clinical elements accurately reflect the care provided by AdventHealth to allow for accurate state, federal, and public reporting. The CTR serves as the Cancer Registry content expert to review patient diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes across the care continuum. Responsible for completing ongoing longitudinal follow-up to meet national regulatory requirements. The CTR is responsible for alerting leadership of potential discrepancies in documentation or care variation. The CTR completes case finding, abstracting and follow-up data entry in compliance with national, state and accreditation standards. Actively participates in continuing education in order to stay abreast of all applicable changes in the cancer industry with regards to coding and compliance.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Serves as the Cancer Registry content expert responsible for identification of potential cancer registry candidates in strict compliance with standards and abstracting rules set by federal, state, and national accrediting body requirements.
Responsible for abstracting and clinically coding accurate patient data using appropriate cancer classification and coding systems as well as the most current cancer staging manuals, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) guidelines, and other pertinent reference manuals for all cancer patients diagnosed and/or treated by AdventHealth facilities.
Accountable for identifying any potential clinical variability or discrepancies of documentation that vary from national guidelines and outcome measures. These instances of trends are escalated to leadership to allow for timely intervention and feedback to front line clinicians.
Responsible for using critical thinking and independent judgement when conflicting clinical information is present to determine appropriate categorization of data elements and outcomes. This may include making clinical inferences with autonomy to accurately capture all required metrics
Responsible for longitudinal tracking of cancer patients throughout the continuum at required intervals to maintain follow-up and meet regulatory deadlines. (i.e. 30 days, 6 months, 1 year, etc.) Utilizes multiple avenues to obtain followup such as phone calls, physician offices, written communication, and other sources.
Maintains professional work environment that is conducive to achieving accuracy and productivity goals. Completes independent validation of abstraction prior to registry submission. Ability to manage multiple priorities effectively and meet registry harvest deadlines as required by national and regulatory bodies.
Responsible for seeking opportunities to maintain clinical expertise to incorporate latest developments and trends related to the cancer registry and national clinical guidelines. Attends educational, registry, or other conferences and training as appropriate.
The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum 1 year working as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and Associate degree in Healthcare or Health Information Management OR
Minimum of 3 years of cancer registry abstraction experience
Bachelor's degree in Healthcare or Health Information Management
2 years of abstracting experience in a CoC approved Cancer Program
Experience working in a quaternary care hospital system
Experience working in a multi-campus healthcare system
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.