Company: Denver Health
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Under general supervision, is responsible for the ERS Tumor
Registry System. Compiles and, maintains statistical diagnostic and
treatment information on all cancer patients. Performs all of the
functions of Denver Health's Cancer Registry, including case
finding, case coding and abstracting, follow-up, data entry, State
and all other required data reporting, and Cancer Conference (Tumor
Boards). Disseminates information in accordance with professional
ethics and ensures confidential information integrity. Sends state
reports once a month. Attends and prepares agenda for Tumor
Conference once per week. Attend Cancer Committee once per month.
Oversees the daily operation of the GHS Cancer Registry and ensures
compliance with all requirements to achieve and maintain an
accredited cancer program as set forth by the American College of
Surgeons Commission on Cancer. Supports preparation of annual
reports, patient care evaluation studies, and calls for data as
required. Creates special reports as requested.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of Tumor Registry laws, regulations and procedures.
Participate in training workshops, department and section
Maintain current CE hours in order to maintain RHIA, RHIT, or
Possess good computer keyboarding skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and how to use it for email and
Possess good oral and written communication skills.
Possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work
independently and meet deadlines.
Must be capable of reading and interpreting coding guidelines and
making subsequent coding decisions.
Knowledgeable in researching coding related topics and issues.
Ability to handle a fast paced environment.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate.
Two years of experience in a Cancer Registry field, specifically
with data collection, and/or one year of medical coding experience
Active CTR credential required.
Main Campus. Can be remote, but must reside
Work Type: Full time
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a
pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment
has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality
academic health care system that is considered a model for the
nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain
Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical
center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family
health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain
Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an
HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a
mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3
billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver
Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and
remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally
recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver
Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately
185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just
minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities
Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is
an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal
employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver
Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class."
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