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Last updated 7/19/2022

Compliance and Education Specialist - Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry [OCCR]
Announcement: Compliance and Education Specialist - State of Oklahoma (
Physical Demand and Work Environment Update:
The position is now full time telework but the posting has not yet been updated. If the candidate lives within a reasonable distance from Oklahoma City, they will be required to attend on-site bi-weekly staff meetings and the annual two-day staff retreat. There are no restrictions on state of residence, but must reside in the United States.

OSDH is seeking a full time Compliance and Education Specialist providing support to Center for Health Statistics. This is a state employee position 34001723 governed by the Civil Service Rules, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents.  For more information about the benefit allowance, follow this link  Plan Year 2022. The annual salary for this position is up to $53,847.04  based on education and experience.
Position Summary:
This position supports the Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry (OCCR).  It is responsible for assuring compliance of all Oklahoma health care facilities in regards to cancer reporting set forth by state law and in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-National Program for Cancer Registries (NPCR) and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registry (NAACCR) standards and practices. The position would be the designated Educational and Training specialist for the OCCR.
Position Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
•Monitor and work with reporting facilities with compliance as mandated by Federal and State laws.
•Provide educational training to staff and reporting OK facilities on current cancer abstraction standards and reporting requirements.
•Conduct case finding and compliance audits.
•Assist with record consolidation that includes reviewing tumor-specific and demographic information related to cancer cases diagnosed and/or treated in different health facilities in the state of Oklahoma.
•Assist with the development of materials for the Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry (OCCR) policy and procedures manual and grant required reports.
•Assist with the preparation of grant required reports such as Interim Progress Report and End of Year Report.
•Provide support to a federally and state legislatively mandated surveillance system.
•Serve on National and State Cancer Registrars Association.
Other Duties: Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive knowledge and experience in cancer registry operations and functions is preferred; strong communication skills both oral (such as public speaking) and written; good interpersonal skills; facilitating trainings and the ability to be detail oriented.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled setting and exposure to moderate noise level.  Part-time telework available. Employees will be required to follow the OSDH telework policy. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands. This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of the computer and phone. Applicants must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

Cancer Registrar Certified [Remote}

Cancer Registrar Certified (Remote) - $3000 Sign On Bonus
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Cancer Registrar Certified - Full Time (8:00am - 4:30pm) - INTEGRIS Cancer Institute, Proton Campus
*Remote Options Available*
Collects, abstracts, codes and analyzes data on patients identified with a diagnosis and/or treated malignancy (cancer) and follows patient for survival. Conducts patient care evaluations, and performance improvement studies (PCE/PIP). Prepares statistical data for reports/graphic presentations for cancer related committees, research, medical staff requests, and/or the State of Oklahoma Registry requests. Coordinates physician-led tumor board and cancer conference and cancer committee preparation. Responsible for meeting standards as outlined in ACOS Commission on Cancer Program Manual. Performs other duties as assigned. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires. INTEGRIS Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
* Associates degree or equivalent experience in medical setting
* Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is required*
** Broad based knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, ICD 9 CM, and CPT coding is required
* Extensive knowledge of cancer registry software system*
** Extensive knowledge of coding and AJCC TNM staging
* Experience must have resulted in acquiring a broad based knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology*
** Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications
The Cancer Registrar responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
* Follows standard procedures for cancer case finding to include identifying all cases of malignant disease from departments of the hospital and clinics where patients are diagnosed and treated, such as pathology, radiation therapy, medical records department, and physician private practice offices.*
** Coordinates with other departments and physician offices to request and obtain pathology reports, hospital medical records, physician office charts, not limited to pathology, radiology, surgery, radiation oncology and medical oncology.
* Obtain core information from the patient's medical records/office charts, including but not limited to demographic characteristics, previous history of cancer, diagnostic procedures, diagnosis, and treatment. Code topography and morphology, stage and extent of disease of tumor cases. Enter data into cancer registry computerized system.*
** Follow all living patients to obtain end results information on the quality of life and length of survival. This process is accomplished via review of patient's medical records, written and telephone contact to physicians, patients, daily hospital discharges, newspaper obituaries, Internet Death Search, and other agencies having vital statistic information. Update data on cancer registry computerized system. A 90% or greater follow up rate must be maintained.
* Maintain quality control of case finding, abstracting, coding, follow up and data processing procedures.*
** Assemble and disseminate data collection in the cancer registry. Process requests for data. Prepares narrative reports and graphic presentations of data. Design tables, charts and graphs. Assists the cancer committee in developing criteria for patient care evaluations/Performance Improvement Plans (PCE/PIP) and annual goals.
* Serves as physician contact in scheduling all cases for presentation at physician led tumor board and breast conference. Notifies appropriate departments of cases scheduled (radiology and pathology). Coordinates information, formulates case lists resumes and distributes to multiple departments/staff members.*
** Provides staff assistance to the physician led tumor board and breast conference. Attends and transcribes case summaries to include outline of medical history, physical findings, stage of disease, clinical course, radiological and pathologic studies and interpretations, and conference recommendations. Monitors attendance for CME and forwards evaluations to Medical Education.
* Serves as liaison to ensure approved cancer program status is maintained with all standards met or exceeded. Ongoing involvement with patient care guidelines/Performance Improvement Plans (PCE/PIP), from development to monitoring, as appropriate.*
Reports to Manager Cancer Registry or Cancer Registrar Team Lead
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.
Normal office environment.
All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.
Location: 5911 W. Memorial Rd, Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK
Job Type: Full-time