Cancer Registry Manager at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/17/2021

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Cancer Registry Manager AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street; suite 100, Mission, KS 66204


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time, Days – Monday – Friday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Scope of Responsibility:
  • Responsible for providing strategic direction to the Comprehensive Cancer Committee, in collaboration with the Cancer Committee Chairperson, to assure continued accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC).  Responsible for leading accreditation process and formulating action plans to address deficiencies.

  • Oversees specialty accreditations for Cancer Institute such as but not limited to: National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), American College of Radiology (ACR), American Society of Clinical Oncology-Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (ASCO-QOPI), National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC).  Responsible for leading interdisciplinary team in the development of clinical programs to meet accreditation requirements.

  • Responsible for serving as content expert for cancer accreditation and registries.  Provides department and operational leadership with best practice recommendations.  Responsible for maintaining knowledge of current trends and practice by attending national conferences, continuing education programs and review of current literature.

  • Responsible for overseeing clinical registry operations, including national data submissions, data quality assurance reviews, interpretation of regulatory standards, and overall program management. 

  • Partners with physician leaders and department to leverage cancer registry data to support monitoring and improvement of cancer care and research into cancer treatment and care delivery.

Compliance / Regulatory Responsibility:
  • Oversees compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory agencies regarding cancer data reporting and its impact to the Cancer program.  Adheres to applicable practice standards specific to area of responsibility.  Responsible for ensuring AdventHealth meets mandatory State and Federal requirements for reporting of cancer cases.

  • Responsible for achieving continued accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS CoC).  Leads accreditation process and formulates action plans to address deficiencies in partnership with department and physician leaders.

Operating & Capital Budget / Financial Responsibility:

  • Collaborates with leadership to ensure adequate resources to successfully execute on program strategies to meet community and organizational needs.

  • Manages within annual budges assigned and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.

  • Ensures labor costs are within established productivity standards.


Researches upcoming changes related to quality, regulatory or accreditation requirements that relate to the Cancer program and develop strategies to proactively meet new requirements.


Leads Departmental improvement projects in cancer registry and accreditation performance.


  • Maintains an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the organization’s goals and strategic objectives.

  • Attracts, develops and retains high-performing personnel.  Recruits team members with appropriate expertise to deliver on operational goals and to ensure succession planning.

  • Trains staff as necessary to create depth to continued uninterrupted registry services.

  • Cancer program accreditation standards (i.e. ACoS Commission on Cancer)

  • National and state cancer reporting databases

  • Strong organization skills

  • Competency in personal leadership abilities

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to lead teams through process changes and sustainment

  • Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel

  • Ability to develop and mentor others to their optimum levels of skill and professionalism

  • Business and human resources skills as they relate to assigned areas of service

  • Competency regarding communication and relationship building

  • Leadership skills through timely, appropriate decisions and organizational ability with appropriate priority setting.

What You Will Need:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Healthcare administration, Business or a related field OR
  • Five years operational experience managing comprehensive cancer program and registries
  • Five years’ experience as tumor registrar
  • Three years progressive leadership experience
  • Current, active Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) certification awarded by the National Cancer Registrars’ Association (NCRA)

  • Driver’s License required.

Job Summary:

The Cancer Registry Manager is responsible for planning and organizing the Cancer Committee, Cancer Conferences, and Cancer Registry operations for all assigned facilities.  The Cancer Registry Manager will also have collaborative input into the local region cancer programs.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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