Certified Tumor Registrar

Houston Methodist


Based in the Texas Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital is delivering on a mission started in 1919, which continues today – bringing quality, integrity, compassion and innovation into everything we do. As the flagship hospital of Houston Methodist, Houston Methodist Hospital is a nationally recognized medical center with a history of health care innovation. Houston Methodist Hospital was awarded Magnet recognition for nursing excellence for a fourth consecutive time by the ANCC. In addition, Houston Methodist Hospital was recently named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country’s top 20 hospitals and was also ranked the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the fifth consecutive year.

Job Description: 

At Houston Methodist, the Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) is responsible for complete and accurate data collection/abstracting in accordance with state law as detailed in the Texas Cancer Incidence Act, the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Program Standards (ACOS CoC PS), and HM guidelines. The CTR is to ensure that all healthcare cancer information is thoroughly reviewed and assigned appropriate codes and staging such that the statistical database is accurate, complete, and timely for required reporting. The CTR also participates in continuous improvement, reporting, and follow-up programs in order to meet departmental goals. Assists management and colleagues in all aspects of cancer program activities.

Required Qualifications:


  • High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)
  • Some college preferred


  • Successful completion of 160-hour clinical practicum or one year of experience in the cancer registry field


  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) by National Board for Certified Registrars

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please use the apply link: https://www.houstonmethodistcareers.org/job/certified-tumor-registrar-administrative-houston-methodist-ho-14-4588/ to submit materials.

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