Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrows physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals
This position is responsible for identifying and registering patients with cancer. Reviewing and analyzing hospital records and other medical reports for relevant cancer data; determining and classifying demographics, primary site, histology, stage and treatment on all cancer sites; and performing annual patient follow-up. Data collection will meet the standards of the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons, the Massachusetts State Cancer Registry, the DF/PCC Cancer Registry, Disease Centers, clinicians, researchers, and administrators.
High School Diploma plus some college courses; Bachelors Degree preferred. Certified Tumor Registrar experience required. Formal course work or knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. Minimum 2 years abstracting experience and able to abstract complex cancer sites. Require experience working with computers for data entry, report preparation, and internet use. Prefer experience with IMPAC Metriq software.
Full Time 40 hrs. Mon-Fri. This position is located at 27 Drydock, South Boston