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Tumor Registrar



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  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay


Identifies, registers, and maintains a database of patients with malignant and non-malignant tumors, utilizing a tumor registry data system. Participates in the activities of data collection, editing, special studies, projects and follow-up and quality assurance. Assists in the analysis of data and disseminates information at a state and national level within guidelines, ensuring conformity of data.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Riedman Campus

DEPARTMENT: Medical Office

SCHEDULE: Weekdays


  • Associate's degree preferred. High school or equivalent required.
  • 1 year previous work experience as a CTR preferred or 1 year experience in a related health care field preferred.
  • CTR certification or CTR certification eligible preferred. Must attain CTR certification within three years of employment as required by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.


  • Maintains a computerized suspense file identifying cases to be entered into the registry.
  • Maintains a computerized accession register of all reportable cases accessioned in the registry.
  • Ensures accuracy of data collection on all registry cases for future patient care and research.
  • Reviews patient records, collecting 170 required fields of information as outlined in the current FORDS1, SEER Summary Stage 20182, AJCC3, Collaborative Staging, ICD-O4, STORE5, and New York State Department of Health Manuals.
  • Utilizes multiple sources when analyzing patient information to ensure accurate data abstracting.
  • Performs in-house reviews to assure quality of data and implement new data criteria.
  • Abstracts all core data elements according to the FORDS/STORE Manual. Assigns proper topography and morphology codes according to ICD-0 coding classification system.
  • Assigns proper stage describing the extent of the reportable disease according to the AJCC Staging of Cancer, SEER and all current staging systems. ‚Äč

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: S - Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


  • CTR - Certified Tumor Registrar - National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA)

PAY RANGE: $21.50 - $33.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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