Cancer Tumor Registrar

Alpharetta, Georgia |$60-70K | Job ID: 116366

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has partnered with an award-winning revenue cycle management service to hire a Cancer Tumor Registrar. This role will be responsible for managing and supporting a centralized structure for all HHC cancer registries.

Cancer Tumor Registrar Responsibilities:

  • Monitor operations to identify any workflow improvements to centralize, standardize and streamline activities across all HHC registries; solve problems and make recommendations to support Registry functions
  • Maintain all Cancer Registry Core functions according to CoC and State required standards
  • Coordinate all Cancer Registry activities for the organization including abstracting, case-finding, follow-up, data submission and reporting; assign work assignments and activities to staff and monitor completion
  • Assist the Cancer Committee and/or Performance Improvement department in planning and conducting quality improvement and enhancement studies
  • Supervise daily workflow, colleague schedules, productivity reports and timecards 
  • Manage all Cancer Registry staff; complete all counseling, disciplinary action and performance evaluations for all direct report colleagues
  • Provide orientation, on-the-job training and/or retraining to ensure operational efficiency
  • Participate in the interview process for all new on-site or remote hires
  • Monitor weekly productivity of Cancer Registry Staff to ensure that productivity and quality standards are maintained
  • Complete status reports to designated senior leadership
  • Participate in monthly project calls, conference calls and meetings, which may include presenting education topics and trends in oncology
  • Interface with various departments to ensure that cancer-related information is available for the Cancer Registry
  • Maintain certification and NCRA membership, as well as appropriate state association memberships

Cancer Tumor Registrar Requirements:
  • Certified Tumor Registrar
  • 5-7 years of varied experience in Cancer Registry; previous experience as a consultant is preferred
  • Knowledge of the current Commission on Cancer Program Standards and extensive experience with FORDS/STORES, Collaborative Staging, AJCC Staging, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries Standards, state-reporting requirements and 2018 data collection changes across all standard setters
  • Direct experience with ACoS survey under current standards
  • Proficient with various Cancer Registry software systems (i.e., Metriq, Oncolog, ERS,  Rocky Mountain, CNext, AbstractPlus)
  • Experience in cancer data report generation and statistical analysis
  • Hands-on abstracting experience with 1.35 cases per hour productivity and 95% accuracy rate
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of settings including with colleagues, medical staff and other hospital departments, and act as a change agent to implement operational efficiencies
  • Ability to serve as liaison to the medical staff, other hospital departments and outside agencies (ACoS, State Cancer Registry and registry software providers) on cancer registry activities
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to use various email applications
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and active membership in the national and/or local cancer registrar association

Thank you,

Wiktoria Worach
Project Manager
LaSalle Network



LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.