Tumor Registrar - Diem

Capital Health Trenton , NJ 08601

Posted 3 months ago


Position #: 0844


  • Maintains patient and employee confidentiality and security of stored patient data at all times.

  • Performs case-finding throughout Capital Health using appropriate standard setter criteria.

  • Assigns accurately the stage of disease and clinical codes utilizing guidelines from Seer Summary staging guide, AJCC, ICD-O and WHO with higher than 90 percent accuracy.

  • Generates timely and appropriate follow-up as needed.

  • Contacts physicians, clinics, other hospitals and cancer registries for additional treatment and/or staging information to complete each abstract.

  • Generates accurate data and graphs as assigned or requested, in a timely manner depending on the complexity of the report.

  • Transmits data to specific agencies as assigned.

  • Recommends measures to correct any deficiencies.

  • Supports all aspects of meetings efficiently including but not limited to: agenda, content, room set-up, A/V equipment management, etc. as needed or assigned.

  • Participates in activities related to cancer program development as needed. Adapts easily to changing department demands. Participates in and completes all job duties timely and accurately.

  • Documents all data requests and/or Q/A activity in the yearly Data Request / Q/A Log


  • Associates Degree or Associates Degree from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Tumor Registrar Certification required.

  • One year abstracting experience in a hospital cancer registry.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates good organizational skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Word). Proficient in METRIQ cancer registry software system preferred. RHIA/RHIT is helpful but not necessary.

  • Frequent physical demands include:

  • Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Standing , Walking , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities

  • Continuous physical demands include: Keyboard use/repetitive motion

  • Lifting Floor to Waist 25 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 25 lbs.

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