Cancer Registry Certified Data Abstractor - Work from Home in Largo, FL at Parallon

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Company: Parallon Business Solutions is a subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America and HCA West Florida. We provide a variety of services including revenue cycle, supply chain management, and workforce management to 1,400 hospitals and 11,000 non-acute care providers, including ambulatory
surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. We have been voted one of the top employers in Florida for 8 years in a row, and are known for taking the best care of clients and employees alike.
● Our culture fosters an environment of continuous growth and professional development.
● Parallon was named a “Top 100 Company to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2016” by FlexJobs.
● We believe in rewarding our employees with a healthy work/life experience, our employees are rewarded with comprehensive health and wellness benefits, financial and retirement planning support, and time away from work options.


Job Summary - This position is responsible for case finding and abstraction of cancer data for HCA hospitals.


- Cancer Registry Director

Supervises - N/A

Duties (included but not limited to):

• Completes case-finding for assigned facilities, including review of pathology reports, the disease index,

suspense list in Meditech and merging appropriate cases into Metriq.

• Responsible for reviewing medical records to abstract information according to the standards of the

American College of Surgeons (ACOS) and the appropriate State Cancer Data System.

• Performs timely abstraction of assigned cases to ensure compliance with ACOS standards, i.e. within

six months of patient contact.

• Completes edit checks and makes appropriate changes on a timely basis.

• Follow ACOS and state data standards and coding instructions to abstract all reportable cases.

• Assist with case follow-up of analytic patients as requested.

• Attend state and national educational activities as approved by Director.

• Submit data to the National Cancer Data Bank (NCDB) in accordance with the annual Call for Data.

• Submit data monthly to the appropriate State Cancer Data System.

• Resolve errors resulting in the rejection of records from the NCDB and the state data systems.

• Participates in required continuing education programs, and annual reorientation.

• Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement"

• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


• Knowledge of disease index and pathology reports.

• Computer skills, including data input, Meditech and other required software.



• High school degree (or equivalent) required; Associates degree preferred



• 3-5 years of Cancer Data Abstraction or Medical Records experience



Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) designation required.