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  • Department Specialist Tumor Registry

    Job ID
    2018-62976
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Cancer Registry Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    NORTHRIDGE
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    8:00 am to 4:30p
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

    Responsibilities

    DEPARTMENT SPECIALIST – TUMOR/CANCER REGISTERY
    Northridge Hospital Medical Center
     
    The Department Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Cancer Center Director, the Department Specialist is responsible for follow-up, case finding, abstracting, computer data entry, and for coordinating the workflow of the department.  Assists the Cancer Center Director, as needed, with meeting duties, research and education activities, and serve as an information resource to other department personnel. All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization.  The Department Specialist is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner. 
     
     

    Qualifications

     

    Requirements:

    • High School diploma.
    • 2-3 yrs Tumor Registry experience preferred.
    • In lieu of certification and relevant tumor registrar experience must be CTR certification eligible, or enrolled in Tumor Registry training education program
    • Must be BLS certified.
    • Fire Safety card required
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and a variety of hospital personnel.
    • Types a minimum of 45 wpm.
    • Computer experience required.

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