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Cancer/Tumor Registrar

Cancer/Tumor Registrar

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SoluStaff is actively recruiting a Cancer Registrar for a client in the Columbus, Ohio region.   The candidate will ensure that the hospital is current with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) cancer registry requirements of reporting newly diagnosed cancer cases within six months of the diagnosis. Submits completed cases to the Ohio Cancer Incidence Surveillance System (OCISS); receives feedback and corrects any errors or warnings. Resubmits the corrected cases to OCISS.


  • Performs case finding by identifying cases to be reviewed and/or abstracted from the monthly hospital coded data uploads into cancer registry system. Abstracts appropriate cases into cancer registry system by extracting information from medical records including demographic characteristics, history of cancer, diagnostic procedures, disease stage, extent of illness and treatment. Codes topography, morphology and other information relative to applicable tumor patients. Organizes, inputs and maintains patient data in cancer registry system to ensure compliance with hospital and state operational standards for a cancer registry. 
  • Creates a daily work list for charts. Prepares and disseminates cancer registry data. Prepares routine and special statistical reports upon request. Provides data on registry patients for hospital planning and administration. Prepares charts and narrative reports for distribution to applicable hospital committees. Coordinates activities of cancer registry with those of the hospital cancer/ tumor committees in developing criteria for patient care evaluations. 
  • Responds to requests for Registry reports from hospital stakeholders and other customers. Keeps a weekly productivity report.
  • Participates and performs other related duties. 


    • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is preferred
    • An Associate's or higher Degree or relevant experience
    • Understanding of ICD-9 and ICD-10-CM assignment.
    • Must demonstrate expertise with automated patient information systems
    • 3-5 years’ experience in cancer registry
    • Experience in Electronic Medical Records navigation
    • Knowledge of the OCISS abstraction system is highly preferred but not required.