Tumor Registrar/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Tumor Registrar/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Tumor Registrar

Department Name:

H3997:EVPHA Information Technology

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:


Salary Range:


Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

CTR Certification eligible
Certification required within three years of hire

Physical Requirements:

This position requires intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds.


Days (remote position)

Job Summary:

The University of Kentucky is seeking a Tumor Registrar to support the department’s mission of providing timely and compiled information to clinicians and other ancillary personnel, and the Kentucky Cancer Registry in support of educational and legal requirements.

This position will complete abstracting and case-finding, including abstracting data from the medical record charts, and completing abstracting codes using SEER, MPH Rules, FORDS, Collaborative staging & AJCC staging rules. The selected candidate will adhere to ACOS Standard 5.2 and abstract RQRS cases first, while maintaining assigned productivity standards.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Medical terminology, human anatomy, physiology, ICD-O & CPDMS, technical/computer and typing skills.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

An associate degree and at least one year of related experience (required).

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 7/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time