Cancer Program Registrar - Oncology Support

Zimmer Cancer Center, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC


The Cancer Registrar identifies, abstracts, and collects treatment and follow-up information of patients with a diagnosed malignancy; retrieves, and analyzes registry data; performs quality control functions to assure accuracy and completeness of data. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Identifies all reportable cancer cases according to ACOS guidelines and departmental procedure.
  • Completely abstracts specified data elements from the patients' medical charts onto data collection forms.
  • Accurately enters data elements from data collection forms, updates, follow-up, and treatment information into the computer database.
  • Obtains follow-up and treatment information in a timely manner from all available resources according to ACOS standards; uses this information to expeditiously update cases in computer database.
  • Assists in data collection for patient care evaluation studies, annual reports, research projects, calls for data and requests for data &/or other information as the need arises.
  • Performs routine quality control edit checks and case audits to assure accuracy and completeness of data.


  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare related field
  • 3 years’ experience working in a hospital or physician's office; cancer registry or medical records
  • Ability to effectively execute word processing, spreadsheet analysis, and form generation functions
  • Experience in reviewing charts for abstracting, quality outcome is helpful
  • Certified Tumor Registrar, LPN, RN, RRA, ART preferred
  • Certification by National Cancer Registrars Association required immediately following eligibility

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