Tumor Registrar

Tumor Registrar identifies, registers, and maintains records of all cancer patients by using a tumor registry data system. Analyzes data and releases information in adherence to established ethical standards. Being a Tumor Registrar may require an associate degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor. Additionally, Tumor Registrar requires Tumor Registrar and/or Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). The Tumor Registrar has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. To be a Tumor Registrar typically requires 3-5 years of related experience.

Tumor Registrar Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Tumor Registrar to join our team.


  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement;
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of “First Do No Harm”;
  • Traveling both in and out of state for professional development (less than 2%);
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to successfully interact with a variety of personnel and professionals;
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care;
  • Attention to detail, oral and written communication skills;
  • Participating in educational workshops, seminars, and individual training sessions;
  • Experience working both independently and as part of a team.


  • Assist with clinical trial accrual / completion;
  • Perform Quality review of pathology reports for CAP protocol compliance;
  • Coordinate case selection, prepare format and attend weekly Cancer Conference and bi-weekly Breast Oncology Conferences;
  • Perform data collection and analysis for completion of the Cancer Program Annual report and monitoring compliance with evidence-based NCCN Guidelines;
  • Schedule, prepare, attend and generate minutes of the quarterly Cancer Committee meetings;
  • Perform data entry utilizing specialized software;
  • Updates and maintains the Survey Application Record (SAR);
  • Daily communication with patient navigators to assure patients are identified and referred to the appropriate navigator;
  • Contributes to the maintenance and oversight of the CoC accreditation process of the Mercy Hospital and Medical Center Cancer Program;
  • Conducts quarterly oncology data QA reviews and assists with coordination and monitoring of physician QA review;
  • Assist the Cancer Committee Chairman, Cancer Liaison Physician and Cancer Committee Coordinators in Cancer Program duties and activities.