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Last updated 1/25/2017

Certified Tumor Registrar Per diem/remote

Certified Tumor Registrar

ProCure - Per diem/remote

  The Cancer Registrar is responsible for maintaining the daily operation of the ProCure Cancer Registry. This includes identifying, registering and maintaining records of patients using established national guidelines to meet state reporting requirements. Analyze data and disseminate information within established guidelines to physicians, the facility and the Proton Collaborative Group. The registrar adheres to the policies and procedures of ProCure.


  • Performs case-finding, abstracting and coding of all cases as required by state laws, regulatory and accrediting agencies following current requirements.
  • Enters data timely, efficiently and with minimal errors according to current cancer registry standards and formats.
  • Responsible for data management and ensures that registry data and operation conforms to the requirements/standards by regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Reviews data for completeness and accuracy. Pursues missing data necessary for abstract completion by contacting outside physician offices, hospitals and cancer registries.
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading applicable literature and participating in seminars and conferences as budget permits. Applies pertinent new knowledge to performance of responsibilities.

Work experience requirements:

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is mandatory.
  • Preferred 5 years of experience as a CTR.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Ability to understand, analyze and interpret medical terminology and anatomy and physiology.
  • Analytic skills necessary to accurately interpret diagnoses and assess, interpret, retrieve and analyze data from medical records.
  • Knowledge of applicable cancer registry manuals and standards.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently.
  • Strong computer skills that include word processing, spreadsheet, graphic and database management, preferably with Microsoft Office products. Experience with Elekta’s METRIQ cancer registry software and MOSAIQ Oncology EMR is desirable.


  • Minimum Associate’s Degree in a science or health-related field is desirable.
  • Preference will be given to applicants the Health Information Management Systems (HIMS) education.
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is mandatory.