Tumor Registrar - Hematology/Oncology Service Line - Sayre - Full Time

Sayre, PA, United States
Dec 27, 2018


Job Description

Guthrie Entity

Robert Packer Hospital


Days 8 hr

40 hrs/wk

Pay Grade



Certified Tumor Registrar

FLSA Status


Main Function

Case ascertainment, abstraction, data entry, staging, and coding of medical records of cancer patients with outstanding detail orientation, excellent organizational ability, combined with strong communication skills and data management experience. These must be performed in accordance with established guidelines, manuals, and definitions as determined by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC); the New York & Pennsylvania Cancer Registry (PCR); the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER), International Classification of Diseases in Oncology (ICD-O), American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC), Guthrie Healthcare System Cancer Programs, and other applicable standard setters for inclusion in a comprehensive data base.


An associates degree is required with two semesters of Human Anatomy & Physiology in order to sit for exam.

Preferred Qualifications

Individuals currently holding special certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) in good standing with the National Cancer Registrars Association credentialing institution will be given first preference. Will also consider current cancer abstractors who are eligible to sit for the CTR exam by meeting the following criteria as required by the National Cancer Registrar Association (NCRA):

  1. Associate’s Degree, NCRA-Accredited Formal Education Degree or Certificate, and 160-hour practicum in a CTR-staffed cancer registry.
  2. Associate’s Degree, Coursework of 2 semesters of Human Anatomy & Physiology, and 1950 hours (equivalent to one year full-time) experience in the Cancer Registry Field.


A minimum of two years experience with health information systems in a healthcare setting.  Proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or coding experience is preferred.  Excellent communication, teamwork and attention to detail required.  Proficient typing and keyboarding required.

How To Apply

Guthrie is an equal opportunity employer. To apply for a position at Guthrie please visit www.guthrie.org/careers


Job Info

Dec 27, 2018


United States