CANCER REGISTRAR TRAINEE - SURGERY Job Number: 00122478
Job Posting: Feb 25, 2019, 4:20:08 PM Closing Date: Mar 28, 2019, 4:59:00 AM Full-time Shift Start Time: 8:00 A.M. Shift End Time: 4:00 P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit: AFSCME 1111 Health and Hospital Systems Posting Salary: $17.30 - HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Job SummaryAFSCME 1111
LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER, JR. HOSPITAL
Assists with the performance, maintenance and accreditation activity of the Cancer Registry for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). Reviews patient records for case findings, abstracting and follow-up activities as required by the American College of Surgeons (ASoC) and Illinois State Cancer Registry (ISCR). Participates in medical staff committee meetings to provide specific and aggregate data for the medical staff to make cancer care plans. Performs a wide variety of other duties to support accreditation of the CCHHS Cancer Registry Program.
Graduated and/or currently enrolled in a National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA) Certified Tumor Registrar program and completed 60 college credit hours which must include completion of 50% of NCRA accredited Certified Tumor Registrar program (at least three (3) Cancer Registry Management program courses).( Must provide original college/ university transcripts at time of interview)
Successfully pass the Cancer Tumor Registry (CTR) certification examination within one year of hire date. Failure to obtain certification within one (1) year of employment will result in separation of employment. ( Must provide proof at time of interview if already obtained)
One (1) year of hospital registry experience with management and data entry
One (1) year of experience using hospital based computerized cancer registry software systems
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
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ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER