Exclusively designed for the Allied Health professional with at least a 2 year degree and enrolled in the AHIMA Cancer Information Management Certificate Program. Credentialling (CTR) must be obtained within 18 months of commencement of program. Performs casefinding, abstractiing, and patient follow-up while demonstrating incremental knowledte in cancer coding principles using FORDS, ICD-O, Collaborative Staging, Multiple Primary & Histology Coding Rules, AJCC Staging, and State cancer reporting guidelines. Must meet the Baptist Tumor Registry incremental competency timeframe. Must demonstrate attention to de tail, possess organizational skills, multi-tasking abilities, time management skills, and has strong verbal and written communication skills. Performs other duties as assigned.
Description Minimum Required Preferred / Desired
Experience: Previous Allied Health experience At least 6 months experience in an Allied Health field.RHIT, RHIA or cancer-related allied health field preferred.
2-year degree in Allied Health At least a 2 year degree in an Allied Health field and enrollment in an NCRA-Accredited Formal Education Program. RHIT, RHIA or cancer-related allied health field preferred.
On-the-job mentoring provided by experienced CTRs. Strong command of medical terminology and anatomy.
Microsoft Office Strong working knowledge of Microsoft
Office Word, Excel and Power Point.
Understanding of medical coding a plus.