Examine medical and pathology records to determine patient eligibility for the cancer
registry. They make abstracts of medical records by translating the medical terminology into
standardized codes that record the patient's diagnosis and treatment information.
Responsible for compiling and reporting data from all the medical facilities that treat a
Assist the cancer program in compliance with the American College of Surgeons
Commission on Cancer Accreditation and the National Accreditation Program for Breast
Maintain CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) credentialing by attending at least one education
Other duties typically include following up with registry patients to track progress, protecting
patient information and assisting with special projects.
Scheduled Days / Hours: Monday-Friday
High School, College Level: Medical Terminology, Anatomy/Physiology.
2 years experience.
Required License/Certifications/ Registration:
CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) or CTR-Ready (has been working in a registry and is ready to sit for the exam)