UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HEALTH RECORDS ANALYST in IOWA CITY, Iowa

HEALTH RECORDS ANALYSTRequisition # 73035Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Thursday, July 12th, 2018Advertising Started on:Thursday, June 28th, 2018Organization:University HospitalDepartment:Cancer Center Support AdministrationSalarySalary:$37,686.00 to CommensuratePay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:About the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center:Holden Cancer Center is Iowa's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. The NCI designation recognizes our cancer center, and its research scientists, physicians and other health care professionals, for their roles in advancing cancer research that impacts on our ability to prevent, detect and treat our patients with cancer. Not just a floor, or a building, or even confined to a single college, Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center coordinates all cancer-related research, education, and patient care by faculty from 41 departments and six colleges, as well as UI Hospitals and Clinics and UI Children's Hospital.About the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics:The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has been recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States and is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and regional referral center. University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics was recently name in Forbes magazine America's Best Employers 2015 and 2016. In it, UI Hospitals and Clinics was named the Number 12 employer overall and Number 1 employer in the health care industry category across the country.Position SummaryThis position will perform complex technical and related duties for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center Oncology Registry including analyzing, reviewing, abstracting, and coding medical information obtained from a variety of hospital data sources such as documents, reports, lab profiles, on-line records and other summaries initiated in the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and external organizations to be used for hospital statistical, administrative, billing and risk surveillance.Position ResponsibilitiesCode and abstract cases requiring knowledge of multiple complex coding systems.Collect information to be obtained for completion or updating of Oncology Registry abstract through review of medical record(s), CNExT,Epic, and information external to the organization for established standards required by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC), Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS) and mandated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS/CoC) and the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Group (NCI/SEER) program.Determine appropriate coding to document Collaborative Stage (CS) and/or Site Specific Disease Index (SSDI) and surgical resections.Review TNM Staging for completeness and accuracy; assure compliance with the ACoS/CoC requirements.Participate in quality assurance (QA) reviews and field tests offered by SEER, ACoS, State Health Registry of Iowa (SHRI) and in-house quality control.Review information and assure that documentation regarding histology, diagnostic confirmation, stage, grade, primary site (with laterality), and hospital code (if the diagnosis was made elsewhere) is accurate.Review follow-up data and information provided by patients, families, physicians, external hospitals, nursing homes, and other facilities; update database and provide updates to the State Health Registry of Iowa.Determine abstract status; implement procedures; follow-up as necessary.Generate standardphysician inquiry letter(s); follow-up to assure response; update database with current data.Assists with basic reporting of standard monthly reports.Work with the Rapid Quality Reporting System (RQRS) to collect and disseminate informatio