Job Description

Location: Sharon Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 9/7/2021

At Sharon Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our Continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.

We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.

In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:

Compassion

Accountability

Respect

Excellence

Stewardship

If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.

Job Summary:

The Tumor Registry Coordinator is responsible for identification and maintenance of data on all cancer patients in accordance with the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry.

Completes Data entry and ensures compliance with Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) regulations. Works closely with physician offices regarding necessary testing for patients. Maintains required documentation, generates letters to patients with specific outcomes, and tracks patients’ compliance with testing recommendations.

Responsibilities:

  • Administers, directs, and coordinates all activities of the Tumor Registry Program in accordance with PCR standards and Commission on Cancer Standards.
  • Responsible for the operation of data consistent with established policies and procedures. Will work in an orderly and efficient manner with data.
  • Establishes a database according to the following regulatory agency guidelines, State, Federal, and the College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
  • Gathers all pertinent data for patient abstract and enters data electronically into ERS.
  • Acts as a liaison between the Tumor Committee, Administration, and other hospital departments. Schedules quarterly Tumor Committee meetings and maintains meeting minutes. Participates in Tumor and Breast Conference.
  • Serves as a resource to multiple disciplines for registry data such as; Medical Staff, Administration, and other authorized hospital personnel or departments.
  • Reports all eligible malignancy and blood disease cases to the Pennsylvania Department of Health through the Cancer Registry as mandated by state law. Reporting data according to the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry reporting requirements.
  • Stays current with materials from regulatory agencies and notifies proper individuals of changes or updates. Reviews all material from the Pennsylvania Cancer Registry and the American College of Surgeons
  • Assists the Tumor Committee with establishment of Quality Improvement Program which includes use of Tumor Registry statistics.
  • Enters MQSA information into the computer system. Tracking Bi-Rads Categories 0,3,4,2, and 6, Pathology results, sending recall and reminder letters to patients and physicians, and contacting physician offices to check on scheduling of testing, outcomes, etc.
  • Assists with follow-up procedure phone calls regarding MQSA. Sends Monthly reminder letters, recall letters, six (6) month follow-up letters, and track and send Bi-Rad cat 4,5, and 6 letters.
  • Works with Lead Mammo Tech to assure the Medical Center follows all MQSA guidelines.
  • Works closely with the Radiologists and Lead Technologist regarding pathology reports. Prints pathology reports and fax to referring physician(s). Have Radiologist dictate addendum into reports with Pathology information.
  • Attends and participates in MQSA inspections as needed. Prepare Audit reports and work with Lead Technologist to ensure Audit reports are complete and signed.

Requirements:

  • Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • College grad with Medical information background
  • CPR
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
  • Background clearances (as required by law).

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • 401K
  • Vacation time and Sick time

Please note, our Sharon Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their family. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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