ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Job Title: TH MEDICAL RECORDS SPECIALIST
Professional  Rank: SL-2 Descriptive Title: TUMOR REGISTRAR
Salary Range: $39,403.00-$83,507.00 Line Number: Line# 51904
Additional Position Information: This position is a repost.* This is a part-time position. Shift: Three days per week (variable). Hours per week: 20
Brief Description of Duties:
Reports to the Supervisor of the Tumor Registrar unit. Accurately abstract and code required data into the Metriq software database to create a record for each patient, all in accordance with ICD-03, AJCC TNM Staging, Collaborative Stage, SEER Summary Stage 2000 and Multiple Primary and Histology Rules. Locating all internal and external sources of patient encounter. Maintain accurate, complete and timely follow-up on each abstract as established by the NYS- Cancer Registry and ACos Cdo. Prepare statistical data for physician studies, NYS DOH and the National Cancer Database from the tumor registry database. Keeping on top of yearly standards - setter changes in collecting data and subsequent software changes and downloads to ensure that all submitted data is accurate and timely. Ensure strict adherence to security confidentiality guidelines of HIPAA.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: Must be a Certified Tumor Registrar. A minimum of two (2) years related experience in a Hospital based Cancer Registry. Must have Electronic Health Record experience and good interpersonal skill necessary to address physicians and staff. PREFERRED: Associates Degree and two years related experience in a Hospital based Cancer Registry.
Posting ID: 12447 Ref #: B/PR-51904-16
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH MEDICAL RECORDS SPECIALIST ), Line( 51904 ) and PostingID( 12447 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.