Manages the operational and personnel activities of the Tumor Registry and the Lombardi Cancer Center Health Information Management (HIM) department. The incumbent will be responsible for all personnel assigned to those areas. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
- Associate's degree in Medical Record Technology or Nursing required. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Records Administration strongly preferred.
- Three years in a health information management department of which one year must be supervisory/management experience.
- Accredited by the American Health Information Management Association and holding active status, as well as attainment of Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or current certification as a Registered Record Administrator(RHIA).
- Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-O coding guidelines and the legal aspects of medical records and the laws governing release of information.
- Ability to work under internal and external demands for court orders/subpoenas and local PRO.
- Ability to plan, execute and evaluate proactive and/or corrective actions in operations of functional areas.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Must have initiative and be self-directed.
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