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Denver Health Cancer Registrar in Denver, Colorado

Cancer Registrar (Job ID: 3503)Job Summary:Under general supervision, is responsible for the ERS Tumor Registry System.Compiles and, maintains statistical diagnostic and treatment information onall cancer patients. Performs all of the functions of Denver Health's CancerRegistry, including case finding, case coding and abstracting,follow-up, data entry, State and all other required data reporting, andCancer Conference (Tumor Boards). Disseminates information in accordancewith professional ethics and ensures confidential information integrity. Sendsstate reports once a month. Attends and prepares agenda for Tumor Conferenceonce per week. Attend Cancer Committee once per month. Oversees the dailyoperation of the GHS Cancer Registry and ensures compliance with allrequirements to achieve and maintain an accredited cancer program as set forthby the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Supports preparationof annual reports, patient care evaluation studies, and calls for data asrequired. Creates special reports as requested.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge of Tumor Registry laws, regulations and procedures.Participate in training workshops, department and section meetings.Maintain current CE hours in order to maintain RHIA, RHIT, or CTR.Possess good computer keyboarding skills.Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and how to use it for email and calendarfunctions.Possess good oral and written communication skills.Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently andmeet deadlines.Must be capable of reading and interpreting coding guidelines and makingsubsequent coding decisions.Knowledgeable in researching coding related topics and issues.Ability to handle a fast paced environment.Education:Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.Experience:Two years of experience in a Cancer Registry field, specifically with datacollection, and/or one year of medical coding experience preferred.Credentials:Active CTR credential required.Location:Main CampusShift:DaysWork Type:Full timePay Range:Minimum: 23.09Midpoint: 28.86Maximum: 34.63All job applicantsfor safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employmentdrug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Healthis an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic healthcare system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Healthsystem includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bedacute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical responsesystem, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, theRocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public HealthDepartment, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is amission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in carefor the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader inperformance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, inpart, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles inhealthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, servingapproximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes awayfrom many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equalopportunity employer (EOE)."""Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employmentopportunities to all applicantsand employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does notdiscriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, nationalorigin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, stateor local protected class."