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Uncertified / Certified Tumor Registrar

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: HIM Operations Job ID: JR55024 Date posted: 06/27/2024
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Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Mon-Friday, 8-hr shifts*

Job Description:

*Position offers some remote capabilities 


  • Manages all case finding, abstracting and recording of cancer data. (Uncertified TR will assist all case finding, abstracting and recording of cancer data).
  • Responsible for ensuring the collection and reporting of all cancer data to State of Massachusetts
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data, at all times.
  • Assists with data requests, quality assurance and patient care evaluations.
  • Abstracts diagnostic procedural and adjuvant treatment information from medical record, infusion and radiation therapy charts.
  • Ensures quality and integrity of the database and departmental compliance with external regulations.
  • Assigns diagnostic, histology, morphologic, SEER, AJCC and extent of Disease staging schemes.
  • Maintains NCRA required educational credits for every 2 year cycle.

 It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Certified Tumor Registrar:

Education/Experience Required:

  • Certification by National Cancer Registrars Association
  • Three to five years tumor registry experience
  • Minimum one year application of automated registry systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACOS Commission on Cancer requirements
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend at 12th grade level
  • Associates degree or higher


  • Certified Tumor Registrar

Uncertified Tumor Registrar:

Education/Experience Required:

  • Three to five years tumor registry experience preferred.
  • Proficient in application of automated registry systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ACOS Commission on Cancer requirements
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend at 12th grade level
  • Associates degree or higher: Will consider active enrollment in Associates Degree program if expected graduation date is within 18 months of hire


  • Tumor Registrar.  Must be actively enrolled in CTR program and able to sit and pass certification exam by National Cancer Registrar's Association within 18 months of hire

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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