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    The incumbent serves as a Tumor Registrar in a large, complex, VA Medical Center with medical and surgical oncology services and a research program affiliated with a major medical school. This position supports the care and treatment given to patients with malignant conditions.

    A recruitment/relocation incentive may be authorized for highly qualified applicant.

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    1. Codes Stages of disease using American Joint Commission on Cancer's staging requirements.
    2. Analyzes the consistency of coding of registry data, cancer diagnosis, histology, treatment, (including surgical procedures, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormonal therapy and radiation therapy).
    3. Identifies coding discrepancies.
    4. Facilitates resolution of coding discrepancies by discussion with providers.
    5. Codes complicated medical records having diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic procedures that are identified as difficult to classify.
    6. Reviews records to obtain data and enters data into the registry software.
    7. Analyzes data retrieved and provides the results to health care staff for research, patient care, protocol studies and trends in cancer.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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