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Patient Records Abstractor IV Job in Los Angeles, California

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Job Title: Patient Records Abstractor IV

Employer:UCLA Health
Specialties:Dermatology, Pathology, Oncology
Required Certifications:CCR,CNEXT,SEER
Required Experience:5 to 7 years
Location: Los Angeles 90001, CA, US
Date Posted:2/1/2021

As a Patient Records Abstractor IV for UCLA Health Sciences, you will abstract clinical and pathological information according to California Cancer Registry (CCR), Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Results (SEER), and California Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP) of L.A. County guidelines and assign ICD-0 codes into the UCLA Cancer Registry database. You will be responsible for assigning the appropriate accession/sequence number to reach reportable case, the appropriate TNM stage to all analytic cases and Extent of Disease (EOD), and the appropriate SEER Summary stage of disease for all analytic cases. Your established experience in these areas means you can abstract information with a less than 3% error rate as required by the CCR.

In terms of case finding, you will review Dermatology, Pathology, Diagnostic Indexes, autopsy reports, Death Certificates, Bone Marrow and other source documents to determine reportability of cases. You will enter reportable identified cases into the Cancer Registry suspension file for abstracting, and you will be a resource on abstracting and reportability of cases for other Cancer Data Center staff.


  • 5+ years abstracting experience required
  • CTR certification required
  • Experience using CNEXT and Epic
  • Advanced MS Office skills
  • Detailed knowledge of laws, rules, and regulations affecting the confidentiality of medical information
  • Strong oral and written communication skills for the purposes of conveying information to individuals at various organizational levels and the general public and in completing concise documentation

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.


To apply, please use this link:  https://ucla.contacthr.com/79825864

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