, New York

NYU Langone Health




NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including five inpatient locations, a children's hospital, three emergency rooms and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and NYU Grossman School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. For more information, go to nyulangone.org, and interact with us on LinkedInGlassdoorIndeed, FacebookTwitterYouTube and Instagram.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Tumor Registrar.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for cancer identification using all available case finding techniques; identifies all reportable cases; retrieves and compiles standard core information from the patient’s electronic medical records in EPIC and Varian. Abstracts patient information from paper and or electronic medical record systems; codes demographics and cancer information and treatment utilizing required manuals.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Compiles and abstract records of hospital patients treated for cancer cases in our cancer registry database. Obtains core information from patient’s medical records from EPIC and Varian, including demographic characteristics, history of cancer, diagnostic procedures, diagnosis, stage of disease, extent of disease, and treatments according to standards and requirements set forth by regulatory agencies.
  • Reviews and performs case finding on all consults and or encounters from EPIC to include Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Pathology and or outside treatment information according to standards and requirements set forth by regulatory agencies.
  • Contacts physician offices and other registries either by telephone, email, fax and or letter to complete data on the first course of treatment for each patient with a diagnosis of cancer. Documents any missing treatment and or procedures performed at outside facilities following discharge from this institution and documenting in the registry abstract.
  • Reviews and adds cases to be included in cancer registry database.
  • Performs active follow-up activities for all analytic cases to include care and/or subsequent treatment, type of recurrence, date of recurrence, date last cancer (tumor) status, according to standards and guidelines of regulatory agencies.
  • Functions as a liaison with ACoS CoC, ACS, NCI, SEER, and NYS DoH Cancer Registry. Routinely contacts regulatory agencies to ascertain information on any changes to staging, treatments, standards and/or guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification from the National Cancer Registrars Association is required. Minimum 1 year of abstracting experience in an ACoS CoC accredited facility. Associates Degree in Health Sciences, Health Administration, Cancer Registry Management, Public Health or related field OR equivalent combination of education and experience required. Excellent communication (both written and oral), detail orientation, customer service, organization, and multitasking skills required. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office especially Word, Excel, and Outlook Required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of the Impac Registry and the New York State Tumor Registry abstraction system.

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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, New York

NYU Langone Health, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of five hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center’s dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; NYU Lutheran Medical Center, a full-service, 450-bed teaching hospital located in Brooklyn, and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services across the Medical Center. Also, part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center’s trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research.

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