The Supervisor, in collaboration with and under the direction of the Cancer Center Director, is accountable for maintaining the American College of Surgeons' accreditation of the cancer program; maintaining the integrity of the cancer registry, coordinating weekly cancer conferences, quality control of cancer registry data, preparing patient care evaluation studies and outcomes, publishing the cancer program annual report, assisting the Cancer Tumor Registrars as needed; performing leadership and supervisory duties over the Cancer Registry Department, and performing other duties as required. The Supervisor coaches and guides employees under his/her supervision; demonstrates Professionalism and Excellence by acting as a role model for clinical and service excellence.
EDUCATION: BS in Health Information Management; or Associate of Science in Health Information Technology, or BS degree in Biology or other health care field. Master's in Public Health preferred
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Certified Tumor Registrar preferred; RRA or ART preferred.
SKILLS: Data coding, Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, basic keyboarding/data entry; basic knowledge of Windows-based software; excellent organizational skills with detail orientation and good follow through; excellent verbal and written communication skills, ACoS-FORDS coding; ICD-10 coding, AJCC Cancer Staging and Collaborative Staging Manuals; excellent investigative/analytic skills with detail orientation; and data quality control. Ability to work effectively with physicians and coworkers.
EXPERIENCE: Hospital cancer registry experience preferred; State cancer registry experience acceptable. Previous ACoS and NAPBC accreditation experience preferred
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director of Cancer Center
ENVIRONMENT: Requires knowledge of general safety standards to limit exposure to infectious disease. Daily contact with infectious diseases and body fluids.
- Blood borne pathogens:C
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Bending, stooping, and lifting up to 35 lbs, reaching above head and below knee level. Utilization of proper body mechanics.
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.