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Tumor Registrar

Job Description

  • Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #18999
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Tumor Registrar (REMOTE)
Pay rate: $29.00/hour
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (20 hours per week – schedule agreed upon with onsite supervisor)

Why Choose Employment Through Galt?

  • Disability advocacy and support
  • Weekly pay and direct deposit
  • Health insurance available (typically after 60 days once requirements are met)
  • Employee Assistance Program including wellness, professional development, financial, and pet resources
  • Opportunity to become a state employee

Tumor Registrar Job Overview:
The Certified Tumor Registrar is responsible for the review and detailed abstraction of cancer registry data from electronic medical records in compliance with state and national guidelines. The Certified Tumor Registrar is detail-oriented, committed to high-quality data abstraction, meets both quality and productivity standards, functions well independently, and works well under time constraints to ensure deadlines are met.

Oklahoma City, OK 

Tumor Registrar Job Duties: 

  • Collecting, reviewing, and maintaining tumor specific and demographic information related to each case that is diagnosed or treated in the state of Oklahoma.
  • Ensuring cancer case completeness by conducting follow-back for “death certificate only” reported cancer cases. They will assist in linking other sources of data with the death only records to obtaining information of reporting sources. Send notifications to hospital and non-hospital reporting healthcare facilities and track down additional cancer information to complete a cancer report.
  • Assist registry functions to consolidate reported cancer cases, review duplicate cases, case finding reportable cancer cases, abstracting cancer information from hospital records, cleaning data through edits and completing follow up for cases reported through death certificates.

Tumor Registrar Qualifications:

• A minimum of 1 year of current data abstraction experience with the Cancer Registries
• Cancer registry abstraction, data entry, and analysis
•Personal Computer with Windows 8 operating system or higher (you will need your own computer)
• High-Speed Internet Access (5 Mbps Download & 2 Mbps Upload speeds)
• Successful completion of pre-employment skills assessment exam
• A minimum of 1 year of current CoC Accredited Cancer Program experience – (Preferred)
• Candidate will comply with Client’s immunization policy to include proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical or religious exemption

• Must have current Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification
• A minimum of an Associate Degree in Health Information, or related field – (Preferred)

Other Skills:
• Must be reliable, responsible, and dependable
• Computer savvy with proficiency in EMR software and registry/database
• Abide by strict confidentiality regulations as defined by HIPAA and company policy
• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as highly organized, proficient time management and critical thinking skills
• Knowledge and understanding of the Commission on Cancer standards and accreditation process – (Preferred)
• Candidate will need to have advanced level Data Entry skills and intermediate level Microsoft Office Suite skills

Galt Foundation’s Application Process:
As an employer of people with disabilities, we understand that assistance or accommodations may be required throughout your job application process. We use online forms and electronic signatures throughout our online application and onboarding process. However, if you need to complete intake paperwork in-person at a Galt Foundation office, you may indicate that by checking the “Accommodation Requested” box in the job application. If you do not require in-person intake assistance, you will receive an email with next steps after you complete this online job application.
Note: All job applications take up to five (5) business days to process. This ensures we create equal opportunity for those that require in-person assistance or accommodation.


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