Job Overview

Summary

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

NOTE: This vacancy is advertised at the range of grades covered by the VA qualifications standard. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-08. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate’s education and experience and recommend the grade and step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

 

WHO WE ARE

We are people who take great pride and deep satisfaction in providing America's veterans with the best clinical care, the most innovative technology, and the most comprehensive array of benefits America has to offer.

 

In Indianapolis, it's so easy to do so much offering big-city amenities in a convenient, easy-to-navigate package wrapped in a friendly, inviting atmosphere.
 
The nation's 13th largest city has gone through a dramatic revitalization and a stunning renaissance that makes it a different place than it was just a decade ago. Indy is the perfect balance of cosmopolitan style and small-town charm that makes it a successful destination for leisure travel, conventions and group tours, catering to more than 21 million visitors a year.

 

VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.

 

Duties

The primary purpose of the position is to:

  • Perform clerical work in the tumor registry in support of the care and treatment given to patients with malignant conditions, 
  • Abstract patient records,
  • Perform follow-up on patients entered into the tumor registry database, 
  • File individual documents or information in medical records.
  • Accurately code information contained in records.
  • Develop and monitor tumor registry quality assurance programs and conducts related special studies.

Certification is offered by the National Cancer Registrars Association as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and is highly desired.

Who May Apply: Open to all US Citizens

Work Schedule: 8:00a - 4:30p; Monday - Friday

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this positions.