University of Health Science Center Tyler/MD Anderson


This is a Tumor Registrar position for our Cancer Center.

Job Description:

The Tumor Registrar is responsible for maintaining a database unique to a specialty area, i.e. tumor registry and cancer registry, locating selected patient records and abstracting relevant review information.

  • Utilizing pre-established criteria, coordinating with Department of Health Cancer Registry Division on pertinent cases.
  • Assisting with quality control activities.
  • Information requests.
  • Helping with quality improvement studies as requested.
  • Assisting with preparations and organization for Cancer Committee meetings.
    Coordinating Tumor Board conferences.
  • Ensuring adherence to data management protocols set forth to insure regulatory compliance standards.
  • Identifies and compiles patient data from a range of relevant sources, including medical facilities and patients, and arranges for data collections as appropriate.
  • Reviews data for completeness and accuracy and follows up with data sources as necessary.
  • Reviews incoming data documentation and performs re-abstracting and case finding for special projects as assigned.
  • Performs data analysis and prepares reports within protocol parameters of the study and other guidelines.
  • Educates data collection staff on study requirements and data collection methodology. Develops training material and presents training to colleagues on special interest cases.
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with Commission on Cancer (CoC) guidelines to maintain accreditation.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • One (1) to three (3) years’ experience in the medical record field is required. Coding or abstracting experience is preferred.
  • Certified Tumor Registrar credentials is required.
  • Familiarity with CoC program standards


Full Benefits.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please go to the following website and apply on line:

Click on Join the Team at the top right, then go to UTHealth North Campus Careers