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Senior Registrar

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
  • Job Code
    113779045


Dartmouth College



Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Senior Registrar

Department
Epidemiology

Position Number
1011441

Position Purpose

To support and perform central cancel registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.



SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position

FLSA
Non-Exempt

Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Judy Rees

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Registry Standards

  • Reviews national CDC standards and determines how they should be met at the state level.
  • Reviews New Hampshire cancer reports and database to determine completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards.
  • Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.
  • Carries out established central registry policies and procedures to optimize data quality, timeliness, and completeness efforts. Activities include case ascertainment and abstraction, data processing, case consolidations, data editing, identify single and multiple primary cancers, and recoding and reabstracting audits.
  • Performs extensive field work at the local hospital level to identify and address causes of deficiencies.

Field Work

  • Schedules and performs site visits at designated New Hampshire reporting facilities on a regular basis to abstract reportable cancer cases in accordance with national and state standards. Case abstraction includes the collection and coding of information pertaining to patient demographics, cancer diagnosis, stage of disease, cancer treatment, and follow-up.
  • Facilitates and coordinates the reporting of initial case (rapid) reports from reporting sources.
  • Identifies potential sources of cancer reporting in NH, and works with the office staff at those facilities to devise a protocol for reporting, including applicable training.
  • Visits New Hampshire hospitals as assigned to check reliability of information abstracted from charts; reviews pathology and patient charts for accuracy and completeness of case finding.
  • Works with local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.
  • Monitors casefinding from pathology laboratories, free-standing radiotherapy, and medical oncology centers to ensure completeness in case reporting from these facilities.

Communication/Visits

  • Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; address problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implement individual improvement plans.
  • Meets with reporters to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained.
  • Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.

Program Activities

  • Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.
  • Works with and assists junior staff in their central registry duties.
  • Assists registrars, manager, director and other researchers in cancer related studies and research projects.
  • Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients through the central tumor registry data system.

Professional Development

  • Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.
  • Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.
  • Maintains CTR .

NOTE : Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned

PI113779045

<br/><br/><b>Dartmouth College</b><br/><br/><br/><br/>Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.<br/><br/><b>Position Information</b><br/><br/><b>Position Title</b><br/>Senior Registrar<br/><br/><b>Department</b><br/>Epidemiology<br/><br/><b>Position Number</b><br/>1011441<br/><br/><b>Position Purpose</b><br/><p>To support and perform central cancel registry activities that ensure the accuracy and completeness of New Hampshire State Cancer Registry reporting.</p><br/><br/><b>SEIU Level</b><br/>Not an SEIU Position<br/><br/><b>FLSA</b><br/>Non-Exempt<br/><br/><b>Employment Category</b><br/>Regular Full Time<br/><br/><b>Department Contact for Cover Letter</b><br/>Judy Rees<br/><br/><b>Special Instructions to Applicants</b><br/><p>Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.</p> <p>This position is funded by a grant. Continuation is based upon available funds.</p><br/><br/><b>Key Accountabilities</b><br/><p></p> <tr> <th>Key Accountabilities</th> <td><p>Registry Standards</p> <ul> <li>Reviews national CDC standards and determines how they should be met at the state level.</li> <li>Reviews New Hampshire cancer reports and database to determine completeness and accuracy in accordance with national and state reporting standards.</li> <li>Collaborates with reporting facilities to address issues of reporting, access to records, and confidentiality.</li> <li>Carries out established central registry policies and procedures to optimize data quality, timeliness, and completeness efforts. Activities include case ascertainment and abstraction, data processing, case consolidations, data editing, identify single and multiple primary cancers, and recoding and reabstracting audits.</li> <li>Performs extensive field work at the local hospital level to identify and address causes of deficiencies.</li> </ul> <p>Field Work</p> <ul> <li>Schedules and performs site visits at designated New Hampshire reporting facilities on a regular basis to abstract reportable cancer cases in accordance with national and state standards. Case abstraction includes the collection and coding of information pertaining to patient demographics, cancer diagnosis, stage of disease, cancer treatment, and follow-up.</li> <li>Facilitates and coordinates the reporting of initial case (rapid) reports from reporting sources.</li> <li>Identifies potential sources of cancer reporting in NH, and works with the office staff at those facilities to devise a protocol for reporting, including applicable training.</li> <li>Visits New Hampshire hospitals as assigned to check reliability of information abstracted from charts; reviews pathology and patient charts for accuracy and completeness of case finding.</li> <li>Works with local hospital registrars to address patterns of inaccurate or incomplete reporting.</li> <li>Monitors casefinding from pathology laboratories, free-standing radiotherapy, and medical oncology centers to ensure completeness in case reporting from these facilities.</li> </ul> <p>Communication/Visits</p> <ul> <li>Collaborates with local hospitals to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained; address problems of non-reporting and/or untimely reporting of data and poor quality data submission; implement individual improvement plans.</li> <li>Meets with reporters to ensure that patterns of accurate and complete reporting are maintained.</li> <li>Effectively communicates and personally supports the department values to foster inclusiveness and diversity.</li> </ul> <p>Program Activities</p> <ul> <li>Enters and maintains patient data to conform to registry operational standards.</li> <li>Works with and assists junior staff in their central registry duties.</li> <li>Assists registrars, manager, director and other researchers in cancer related studies and research projects.</li> <li>Identifies, registers, and maintains records of all New Hampshire cancer patients through the central tumor registry data system.</li> </ul> <p>Professional Development</p> <ul> <li>Maintains network of professional contacts and membership in professional organizations to facilitate quality control activities.</li> <li>Participates in local, regional, or national cancer organizations and meetings.</li> <li>Maintains CTR .</li> </ul> <p> NOTE : Employment will be contingent upon possession of a valid U.S. or Canadian driver's license and continued qualification as an Approved Driver under the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.</p></td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.</td> </tr> <tr> <th>--</th> <td>Performs other duties as assigned</td> </tr> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/LY2qdjcqxqezHB74iZYD4"> <p>PI113779045</p>

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Posted: 2019-09-18 Expires: 2019-10-19

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