UCLA Health


An experienced CTR to perform quality reviews/control on completed abstracts for cancer reporting to the State to comply with a 97% or higher accuracy rate, to comply with COC Quality Standards, and ensure quality data for research and other data requests. This position acts as lead resource for abstracting and reportability of cases for other Cancer Registry staff and help train new staff.


REQUIREMENTS: Experience using CNEXT, EPIC, and MS Office software (Constant) Experience using computer equipment (Constant) Experience using internet to locate sites and information needed for cancer reporting (Constant) CTR certification required
Prefer 5+ years abstracting experience
Must meet productivity standards and State quality standards Detailed knowledge of the American College of Surgeon standards, California Cancer Registry and SEER standards. Detailed knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, pathology, and disease processes. Detailed knowledge of ICD-0 coding classification scheme Ability to abstract clinical information from patient records and code data accurately into Cancer Registry database and follow-up if additional information is needed. Excellent organizational skills in maintaining Cancer Data files. Skill in prioritizing and performing a variety of duties within a system that has constantly changing priorities, assignments and deadlines. Detailed knowledge of laws, rules and regulations affecting the confidentiality of medical information. Skill in working independently and following through on assignments in an environment with frequent interruptions. Skill in writing legibly and in using basic English words to complete concise documentation. Knowledge and understanding of functions and activities of various hospital departments contacted for source information to expeditiously coordinate follow up procedures. Ability to work independently and exercise appropriate decisions in determining follow up actions and complete assignments in a timely manner. Ability to judge system/procedure malfunction/discrepancies and circumstances to be referred to supervisor for immediate action. Strong oral and written communication skills for the purposes of conveying information to individuals at various organizational levels and the general public and in completing concise documentation. Advanced MS Office skills

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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