Oncology Data Specialist/Tumor Registrar - Level 1 Trauma Hospital, 100% Remote


Compensation information provided in the description
Full Time


Healthcare information technology
Quality improvement
Data integrity
Medical terminology
Data quality
Analytical skill
Organizational skills
Process improvement
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Regulatory Compliance
Content management
Software development

Job Details

Job Family :
Cancer Tumor Registrar

Travel Required :

Clearance Required :

What You Will Do :

The remote Oncology Data Specialist will review clinical documentation as appropriate to extract data and apply ICDO-O codes. To code, stage, and abstract cases of cancer and reportable benign tumors diagnosed and/ or treated. To participate in research, education, and monitoring for quality improvement activities to ensure data integrity and compliance with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Cancer guidelines. This position is 100% remote.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Translate medical terminology into standardized codes to capture patient diagnosis and treatment information
Code, stage, and enter data into the registry database utilizing: ICD-O, ICD-10-CM, AJCC TNM (Tumor, Nodes, Metastasis), Site-Specific Data Items (SSDI), STORE (Standards for Oncology Registry Entry), and SEER (Surveillance of Epidemiology and End Results) guidelines.
Complies with state and federal mandates that require reporting all diagnosed and /or treated malignancies and reportable benign tumors
Perform data quality control activities on registry data
Retrieve and comply with data for preparation of annual reporting and may collaborate in generating reports for special studies
Prepare minutes for multi-disciplinary Tumor Conference every week
Contact patient providers and state registries per the database to gather follow-up information and verify or correct patient information
Maintains the highest degree of confidentiality of all information encountered including verbal, written, and computerized. Reports to the manager any failure by anyone to protect confidential information.
Performs other duties as assigned

Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency of ICD-O and knowledge of ICD-10 CM/PCS, DMS Coding
Working knowledge of the policies and procedure manuals of the Tumor Registry and resources such as the American Joint Commission on Cancer (AJCC). TNM, STORE, and SEER
Analytical skills
Ability to Prioritize and coordinate work processes
Keyboard proficiency
Demonstrated organizational skills
Process improvement and quality skills
Basic knowledge of Microsoft applications
Written verbal communication skills

What You Will Need :

Graduate from an accredited Health Information Technology program required. Experience may not substitute for education requirements.
Currently certified as an Oncology Data Specialist (ODS) formerly a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
5+ years of previous experience working in tumor registry as an ODS (CTR).
Previous experience working for a Level 1 Trauma and COC accredited hospital.

What Would Be Nice to Have :

Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

Basic knowledge of Microsoft applications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills


The annual salary range for this position is $65,500.00-$98,100.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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