Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Cancer Services Registry Program Manager

    Job Title
    Cancer Services Registry Program Manager
    Job ID
    27665892
    Location
    Washington,  DC 20060
    Other Location
    Description
    Cancer Services Registry Program Manager: FT, 8:30am- 5pm, M-F 

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Cancer Services Registry Program Manager  who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    Required Qualifications: Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred.
    • 5-10 years relevant experience in a hospital, state, or free standing cancer registry or equivalent oncology related data collection activity. 
    • Certification and/or Licensure - Certified as a Tumor Registrar (CTR)

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    The Cancer Services Registry Program Manager :
    • Plans, develops, coordinates, directs and evaluates the daily ongoing activities of the Cancer Registries at Washington Adventist Hospital and Howard University Hospital to provide operational efficiency and consistency between both facilities.
    •   The Cancer Registry Manager ensures compliance with regulatory agencies – DC Department of Health (DOH); and compliance with regulatory data standards and accreditation as outlined by the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (ACoS, CoC) and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
    • Provide leadership, direction and guidance of CTRs related to the operations of the Adventist Health Care Cancer Registries including establishment and oversight of departmental policies and standards assuring consistency among all sites.
    • Oversee daily operations in regards to staff, management, case finding, budget, abstracting, follow-ups, timely submission of data to regulatory agencies and quality control for Adventist Health Care Cancer Registries.
    • Assure data is collected in accordance with the standardized coded structure specified by MCR, CoC, and NAPBC
    • Conduct regular audits and monitor data to ensure registry standards are continually maintained according to Commission on Cancer (CoC) accreditation requirements.
    • Develop and implement ongoing quality and operational process improvements to assure accuracy of data and operational efficiency of the Cancer Registries to support the Oncology Service Line of Adventist Health Care.
    • Oversee production of timely, accurate reports and analysis of registry data routinely for administration and medical staff to assess incidence and quality of cancer care for both facilities.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge and CTR certification  by attending educational workshops—in person or web-based, will complete required CEUs to maintain certification, will attend annual NCRA conference; reviewing professional publications, attending required Adventist Health Care leadership activities and maintaining membership in good standing of NCRA.
    • Manage the selection, motivation and retention of staff; maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment; develop personal growth opportunities.
    • Evaluate performance of registry staff to assure quality, productivity, competence and continuing education
    • Comply with all other regulatory, departmental and organization policies.
    • Demonstrate /model CARES values        
    • Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are related and appropriate to the position and area.  The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.
    • Promotes adherence to the Health Sciences Compliance Program, the Howard University Code of Ethics and the Health Sciences Standards of Conduct.
    • Attends annual and periodic mandatory Compliance Program training including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy training.
    • Participates in activities that promote adherence to federal healthcare program requirements.
    • Actively participates in Health Sciences Compliance Program activities
    • Adheres to the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures.
    • Maintains confidentiality of patients, families, and staff.

    At Howard University Hospital our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
    Work life balance
    Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
    Competitive, comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, vacation, sick leave, and 403B retirement plan)
    100% free tuition to attend Howard University for you and/or your dependent children

     

    COVID-19 Vaccination 

    Howard University Hospital requires all external applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment.  External Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and, if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a designated Howard University Hospital location. 

    Required Skills

    Education -Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred.
    Strong computer literacy including command of Microsoft office suite (PowerPoint, Access, Excel, Word, etc).
    Proficiency with cancer registry data base applications.
    Strong customer service skills including effective verbal, written and graphical communications.
    Ability to multi-task and meet established deadlines.
    Ability to develop relationships across the organization
    Ability to develop a strong team
    In depth knowledge of the following:
    • American College of Surgeon Commission on Cancer (ACS COC) Standards
    • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) Standards
    • NQF Measures of Quality

    Education and Experience:

    Experience - 5-10 years relevant experience in a hospital, state, or free standing cancer registry or equivalent oncology related data collection activity.

    Certification and/or Licensure - Certified as a Tumor Registrar (CTR)
    Optional Skills

    Education -Bachelor’s degree in health-related field is preferred.

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