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Cancer Registrar - Cancer Program

Job ID: 78284
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


***This position will be performed remote. Must reside in Washington, Oregon, Texas or Alaska.***

PeaceHealth is seeking a Cancer Registrar for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. 

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $24.96 – $37.44. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Maintains requirements for data collection by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Provides office support for the Community Cancer Program and/or Tumor Conferences as applicable and needed.

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Details of the Position

  • Compiles screening reports and completes case-finding based on current inclusion standards.
  • Abstracts cancer cases from hospital, pathology, medical oncology, radiation therapy, and other medical records according to the current Standards for Oncology Registry Entry (STORE).
  • Runs and interprets standard reports to monitor operations of the electronic cancer registry.
  • Queries the electronic database as assigned for quality improvement and review projects per Commission on Cancer standards and cancer committee requests.
  • Correctly translates ICD-10-CM and ICD-0-3 codes into STORE (Standards for Oncology Registry Entry) codes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Bring

  • Associate Degree: Medical Records or Sciences or related field or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience. (Required)
  • Tumor Registry experience. (Preferred)
  • Certified Tumor Registrar Oncology Data Specialist (effective 1/1/2024 the cert previously known as CTR was renamed ODS) (Required within 1 year)


  • Proficient with MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Knowledgeable in automated database management and associated HIPAA standards. (Required)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of Commission on Cancer (COC) standards for data collection and management. (Required)
  • Fluency with terminology related to the cancer disease process, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes. (Required)

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.
  • Some time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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