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AdventHealth Cancer Registry Coordinator in Rome, Georgia


Cancer Registrar – AdventHealth Redmond

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days/40 hours per week

Location: 501 Redmond Rd, NW, Rome, GA 30165

The role you’ll contribute:

Under the direction of the Cancer Committee and the Cancer Registry Coordinator, the Cancer Registrar is responsible for casefinding, collecting cancer data, abstracting and recording cancer data, and collecting and documenting follow-up information. The Cancer Registrar is also responsible for accessioning and reporting cancer data according to the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC) program standards and as mandated by Georgia State Law.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Abstracting- Demographic data, diagnosis identification, stage at diagnosis, initial course of treatment, as well as follow-up information will be collected on all cases in compliance with the requirements of the ACoS, with 95% accuracy. Gen-Edits will be run on 100% of cases to check accuracy. All cases will be completed within six (6) months of the date of first contact or the date of first diagnosis at the facility.

  • Coding- Uses specific codes assigned in the most current version of manuals: ICD-O, FORDS, AJCC Staging, Collaborative Staging, and Multiple Primary and Histology Staging Manuals, as well as Georgia Cancer Registry Abstracting Data.

  • Follow-Up- Follow-up will be entered per ACoS Follow-up requirements and will maintain at least the minimum of 80% for all analytic patients from the Cancer Registry reference date (1989) and 90% compliance rate for all analytic patients diagnosed within the last five (5) years.

  • ACoS Standards- Understands ACoS Standards for an approved cancer program in order to assist the Cancer Registry Coordinator and facility with the Accreditation process, including attending Cancer Committee meetings, serving on sub-committees and assisting with minutes as required.


Qualifications - External

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


  • Must be able to work well with other departments and have a good rapport with the physicians. Must be familiar with medical records and documentation and must demonstrate detail-oriented organizational skills. Must be able to operate: personal computer, tumor registry software, internet, fax machine, copier and telephone.


  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree.

  • Maintain a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education credits in a 3 year cycle for CTR certification.


  • Preferred in Cancer Registry Management (CRM) or Cancer Information Management (CIM) from an NCRA-accredited Program with completed clinical practicum

  • Minimum of Two (2) years experience in an American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Cancer Registry is preferred.


  • If Associate Degree is not in CRM or CIM, Certificate in CRM or CIM from an NCRA-accredited Program with completed clinical practicum is preferred.

  • If Associate Degree is not in CRM or CIM and no current Certificate in CRM or CIM, must have completed 1,950 hours (equal to one year full time) experience in the cancer registry field.

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

Category: Cancer Institute

Organization: AdventHealth Redmond

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Redmond

Req ID: 22020084

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.