NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.
About the Job
Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center - based in Wilmington, NC
This is a remote optional position, employee may work in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, Wyoming, or Michigan.
Department: Oncology Support
Full Time Equivalent: Fulltime
Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period
Work Schedule: Standard
Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes
What You'll Do
The team member’s Number One job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension, every time, and understands how to contribute to the health system’s vision of achieving that commitment to patients and families. At Novant Health, people are our business. We treat each other with respect and compassion. We embrace the differences in our strengths while fostering an environment of inclusion, empowerment, inspiration and courage. The team member will use Novant Health’s First Do No Harm (NHFDNH) safety behaviors/error prevention tools and high reliability strategies as appropriate to ensure a safe, remarkable patient experience.
The Mgr Cancer Registry is responsible for the daily operations of the cancer registry, providing leadership and documentation for the Cancer Committee and cancer conferences, and maintaining facility survey readiness for cancer related accreditations.
• Cancer Committee: work with members and oncology leaders to create the agenda, maintain meeting minutes, and provide oversight that all cancer program standards are met annually. Annually update the program application (PAR) and every 3 years update the survey application record (SAR).
• Abstracting: Analyze patient information required for state and national reporting and code the information in the electronic registry database according to national coding standards (FORDS, AJCC TNM Staging, SEER Summary Staging, ICD0-3, Multiple Primary Histology rules, and Hematopoietic Database rules).
• Reporting: maintain the required reporting schedule by standard setters and state law; maintain data quality requirements for the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) and state reporting. Provide data reports to physicians, administrators, Cancer Committee upon request. Maintain a request log of requests.
• Quality Management: Provide data for quality studies; Maintain the quality control plan for the cancer registry and report results regularly to the Cancer Committee. Maintain the patient lifetime follow-up rates to meet or exceed national benchmarks. Prepare and document physician registry abstracting review and CAP (College of American Pathology) pathology review as required by the Commission on Cancer standards.
• Operations: provide annual feedback to staff. Participate in budget preparation/management. Provide orientation and on-boarding for new staff; Maintain the cancer registry policy and procedure manual. Provide supervision for student practicums in the Cancer Information Management training program.
Education: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree Preferred. Years of Experience minimum of five years successful supervisory/management experience required.
Refer to the Life Support Training Policy NH-HR-3096.
Licensure/Certification Type: CTR – Certified Tumor Registrar.
Additional Skills/Requirements • Ability to successfully complete generic and department specific competency assessment; Experience in regulatory requirements for Commission on Cancer accreditation survey, Commission on Cancer Data Submissions and state cancer reporting law requirements/procedures.
Knowledge of Commission on Cancer Program Standards, AJCC TNM Staging, SEER Summary Staging, ICDO-3 Coding, Facility Oncology Data Standards, Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules, COC Program and Survey application records (PAR/SAR). Ability to guide Cancer Committee in agenda and minutes preparation, oversee documentation for cancer conferences and cancer program components.
Additional Skills/Requirements (preferred) • Knowledge of National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and survey process; Experience with Electronic Registry System, Epic
This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.