About the Organization
Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.
With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.
Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.
At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives
Under the direction of the Director of Oncology, the Certified Tumor Registrar shall establish and maintain the ongoing operation of the cancer and trauma registries; abstract and follow up patients according to national and state guidelines, retrieve and analyze registry data; disseminate data according to professional ethics.
EDUCATION/LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/SKILLS REQUIRED: Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) with knowledge of medical terminology, medical record filing systems, and basic anatomy/physiology. One year of medical office or hospital medical record department experience.One year of cancer registry experience.
Demonstrate knowledge of word processing computer applications. Must possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Demonstrate good judgment in response to changes, circumstances or problems. Must be able to minimize distractions and focus on detailed data abstraction. Must possess good verbal and written English communication skills. Knowledge of ICD10CM coding principles and registry fundamentals and responsibilities as they pertain to automated data systems. Knowledge of computerized spreadsheet and graphics applications.