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UCLA Health Systems

Cancer Registry Abstractor 4 _100% Remote



Full Time

On Site


Los Angeles, California, United States


Take on a significant role within a world-class medical research organization. Help advance life-saving patient care. Take your professional expertise to the next level. You Can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

You will abstract and code medical information from records of cancer patients in compliance with the California Cancer Registry (CCR), Surveillance, Epidemiology and End-Results (SEER), California Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP) of Los Angeles County, and the UCLA Cancer Registry, and the Commission on Cancer. This position has the potential to work remotely. You will:

Abstract clinical and pathological information
Enter information into computerized Cancer Registry database (CNEXT)
Assign the appropriate accession/sequence number to each reportable case
Assign the appropriate SEER Summary stage, EDO Stage, and TNM stage
Read and review clinical information and medical record documents
Obtain and verify clinical information to abstract into the cancer database
Abstract treatment information to ensure case completion
Abstract information with a high degree of accuracy (less than 3% error rate)
Meet or exceed productivity standards
Review dermatology, pathology, diagnostic indexes, autopsy reports, death certificates, bone marrow, etc. to determine reportability of cases
Enter reportable identified cases into Cancer Registry suspension file


We're seeking a highly-motivated professional with:
* Bachelor's degree preferred
* CTR Certification with 5 year abstracting experience
* Computer proficiency with CNEXT, EPIC, and Microsoft Office
* CoC experience preferred

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. We are also home to the David Geffen School of Medicine, a highly-respected leader in the development of breakthrough medical research and outstanding clinical professionals. If you're looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, UCan at UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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