Oncology Data Specialist - Remote at Duke University

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Oncology Data Specialist - Remote Duke University. . . . At Duke Health, we're driven by a commitment to compassionate care that changes the lives of patients, their loved ones, and the greater community. No matter where your talents lie, join us and discover how we can advance health together.. . About Duke University Hospital. . Pursue your passion for caring with Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, which is consistently ranked among the best in the United States and is the number one hospital in North Carolina, according to U.S. News and World Report for 2023-2024. Duke University Hospital is the largest of Duke Health's three hospitals and features 1048 patient beds, 65 operating rooms, as well as comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center, an endo-surgery center, and more.. . . . Location:. . Duke Hospital, Duke Cancer Center Institute (Remote) Must reside in one of the following states: · Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, DC. . . . Work Hours:. . Standard: Monday-Friday . . . . General Summary. . The DCI cares for over 10,000 cancer patients from every state in the nation, every county in North Carolina, and from overseas. DCI is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated comprehensive cancer center – one of only 45 in the nation. More than 300 researchers and physicians and 500 clinical staff are affiliated with Duke Cancer Institute. In 2012, DCI opened a new, state-of-the-art, cancer center encompassing 267,000 square feet. The DCI is dedicated to a streamlined multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. Since 1993, Duke has ranked among the top centers in the nation for cancer services according to US News & World Report.. . . . Work Performed. . . . Abstract a wide range of medical data from the EMR and code it in compliance with data standard sets established by the (ACoS) (CoC) and the (NCCCR). This includes:. . . . Medical History physical findings, screening information, occupation and any history of a previous cancer;. . . . Diagnostic Findings types, dates, and results of procedures used to diagnose cancer; Cancer Identification primary site, cell type, and extent of disease;. . . . Cancer Treatment surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, hormone, or immunotherapy;. . . . Patient Identification age, gender, race/ethnicity, birthplace and residence; Outcomes annual follow-up information regarding patient status, recurrence and treatment.. . . . Maintain a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology disease processes, surgical and radiation techniques, new chemo and hormone drugs, through participation in continuing education programs to effectively apply ICD-O, FORDS, AJCC, and SEER coding guidelines to inpatient and outpatient diagnoses and procedures.. . . . All coding is correlated from supporting clinical documentation in the EMR. CTR's also participate in the development of coding policies and procedures as identified as well as independently research and solve complex coding problems and assist with special projects as required. In addition, to coding topography, morphology, and stage of disease,. . . . CTR's also ensure adherence to data management protocols as set forth in state and national requirements, departmental standards and guidelines set forth by the DCI Cancer Committee.. . . . Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.. . . . . . Minimum Qualifications. . Education. . . . An Associate's Degree (in CRM or CIM preferred) is required for those certified on or after 2015 the requirement.. . . . Experience. . Due to the complexity of the cancer cases seen at Duke, at least two years of experience working as a CTR in a Hospital or Central Tumor Registry is required. Prefer 5 years of experience as a CTR.. . . . Degrees, Licensures, Certifications. . . . Certified Tumor Registrar certification is required.. . . . Knowledge, Skills and Abilities. . . . . . Proficient in Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS), ICD-O Coding, AJCC TNM, Collaborative Staging and Surveillance. . . . Epidemiology, End Results (SEER) staging, multiple primary and histology coding. . . . Excellent organizational skills with good follow through, investigative/analytic skills with detail orientation.. . . . Ability to achieve productivity goals under pressure. Good verbal and written communication skills.. . . . Working knowledge of Metriq Registry software, Windows-based software and EPIC EMR.. . . . Job Code: 00004590 TUMOR REGISTRAR, CERTIFIED. Job Level: E2. . . . Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.. . . . Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.. . . . Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs atDuke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.. . . .