The Cancer Registrar for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) identifies, registers, and maintain records of patients treated for cancer and certain benign diseases. He / She analyzes cancer incidence data and disseminates information in accordance with established standards.
In addition, the Cancer Registrar for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
Identifies and compiles patient data from a range of relevant sources and arranges for data collection as appropriate.
Abstracts data from patient medical record to include patient demographics, diagnostic procedures, history and extent of disease, treatment, follow-up, physician, and other related information; codes data into database in accordance with protocol requirements.
Reviews data for accuracy; assembles and disseminates registry data.
Coordinates data collection activities; implements data quality control measures
Participates in cancer educational activities; educates data collection staff on study requirements and data collection methodology
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and histology.
Knowledge of patient care charts and patient histories.
Knowledge of statistical and graphic concepts used in the presentation of cancer incidence, treatment, and survival information.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to abstract and code cancer data using standard registry coding references. Ability to follow research methodology and protocol.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
With this PRN position, no benefits are authorized.
QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION - Associate's EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 1 year experience required
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!