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Cancer Program Registrar - Oncology Support

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC

Date Posted: Jan 18, 2021

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Oncology Support

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 1.000000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 8HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-3P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

What You'll Do


The Cancer Registrar identifies and abstracts diagnoses, staging, and treatment information for patients with a malignancy according to the American College of Surgeons’ (ACoS) and North Carolina Central Cancer Registry’s standards. Retrieves, and analyzes registry data; performs quality control functions to assure accuracy and completeness of data. 


1.Identifies all reportable cancer cases according to ACOS guidelines and departmental procedure.

2.Ability to analyze pathology, radiology and multiple medical records to accurately abstract data into the Cancer Registry database.

3.Provides input and support to achieve and maintain accreditation by the American College of Surgeons.

4.Maintains knowledge of Commission on Cancer standards as well as National Cancer Database and North Carolina Central Cancer Registry reporting requirements

5.Obtains subsequent follow-up and treatment information in a timely manner from all available resources according to ACOS standards; uses this information to expeditiously update cases

6.Ability to pull, analyze and prepare statistical data as needed for multiple customers.

7.Performs routine quality control edit checks and case audits to assure accuracy and completeness of data.

8.Attends and provides support for Oncology Advisory Committee and Cancer Conferences as the need arises.

9.Reports any deficiencies in registry operations to Oncology Support Manager and/or Oncology Administrator that would hinder program approval by ACOS.

10.Appropriately maintains professional credentials and continues to stay current of new diagnostic and treatment trends in the field of cancer by attending continuing education seminars locally, regionally, and nationally.

Position Requirements

* Cert Tumor Registrar

* Associate Degree

Other information:

Experience: Minimum of one year experience in health care setting, Cancer Registry experience preferred   

Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. 

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications. 

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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