Cancer Registrar Resume Samples

A Cancer Registrar takes responsibility for gathering cancer patient histories, treatments, and diagnoses, and other information. The job description entails entering into the database the data and using the information for cancer research and treatment. A well-drafted Cancer Registrar Resume indicates the following core duties – gathering information from doctors, medical records, patients, and from family members; updating and maintaining the cancer registry, preparing reports and graphic representations of the registry data; complying with government regulations and medical ethics; and contacting discharged patients and their families for follow-up information.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – analytical, and detail-oriented mindset; good interpersonal skills; proactive and self-motivated attitude; experience working with databases, and multitasking skills. A degree in medical information management and A National Cancer Registrars Association Certification is needed.

Cancer Registrar Resume example

Cancer Registrar Resume

Objective : As a Cancer Registrar, responsible for Assisting with cancer program quality improvement activities as requested by the Cancer Committee and Director, Promoting continuing care of cancer patients through active follow-up system. 

Skills : Microsoft Office, Interpersonal Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Reviewed medical records to determine abstract ability and class of cases.
    2. Deleted cases from the system as warranted.
    3. Verified accession year and number for each reportable case that would be abstracted.
    4. Abstracted all information pertinent to each cancer being reported from the medical record.
    5. Entered all appropriate text and coded information into the cancer registry software system.
    6. Staged and coded all analyzed records according to the AJCC staging system (TNM Coding) and ICD-0 coding system.
    7. Assisted the manager in gathering data for studies and reports that were requested by the hospital and medical staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Cancer Registrar Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, experienced, and passionate candidate seeks to further a career in a Cancer Registrar position that can utilize my management knowledge to benefit mutual growth and success.

Skills : Coordinating Skills, Multitasking, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Abstracted cancer cases for facilities.
    2. Assisted with special studies for physicians.
    3. Worked remotely for the cancer registry.
    4. Assisted with cancer program quality improvement activities as requested by the Cancer Committee and Director. 
    5. Coordinated quarterly Cancer Committee meetings.
    6. Ensured that cancer-related reference material is available for the program.
    7. Maintained the ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office (Outlook) and department-specific software applications to perform work.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Cancer Registrar Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Cancer Registrar with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Multitasking, Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Abstracted a minimum of 70 cases per month.
    2. Cross-trained in the various functions of the registry.
    3. Managed the database of cases presented and attendance.
    4. Examined medical and pathology records to determine patient eligibility for the cancer registry. 
    5. Responsible for compiling and reporting data from all the medical facilities that treat a patient.
    6. Coordinated 8 tumor boards, Abstract & code clinical data, suspense, follow-up.
    7. Abstracted and reviewed cases of malignancies and certain benign tumors.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS

                        Cancer Registrar Resume

                        Objective : As a Cance Register, responsible for Performing and case finding, coding, staging, and quality control on reportable cancer cases.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Customer Service.

                        Description :

                          1. Worked at both ACOS and non-ACOS hospitals.
                          2. Maintained CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) credentialing by attending at least one education session annually.
                          3. Took advantage of opportunities for continuing education, quality assurance, and performance improvement activities.
                          4. Maintained current licensure and/or certification as required.
                          5. Attended and actively participated in all department, team, and/or committee meetings. 
                          6. Communicated effectively and cooperatively in the workplace.
                          7. Actively contributed to the achievement of Quality Improvement and Lean Process Improvement activities.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Cancer Registrar Resume

                        Objective : Cancer Register with 5 years of experience in Reviewing and interpreting patient information as it relates to registry data requirements and uses to assess quality data in order to make necessary improvements, corrections, and feedback.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Multitasking, Researching.

                        Description :

                          1. Researched and gathered over 100 necessary fields of information for each individual cancer case, in order to maintain an accurate database of cancer information for the state's cancer registry.
                          2. Maintained an accurate database of cancer information that health care professionals in turn used to treat cancer patients appropriately and to research cancer prevention and treatment methods.
                          3. Maintained an accurate follow-up database.
                          4. Organized weekly Cancer Conferences.
                          5. Researched and gathered accurate information on each cancer case presented at weekly cancer conferences.
                          6. Maintained an accurate log of each case presented at the weekly Cancer Conference.
                          7.  Completed all mandatory learning requirements in a timely manner.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        BA

                        Cancer Registrar Resume

                        Objective : As a Cancer Registrar, responsible for Ensuring that cancer-related reference material is available for the program, Maintaining the ability to effectively utilize Microsoft Office (Outlook) and department-specific software applications to perform work.

                        Skills : Word, Analyzing Skills, Multitasking.

                        Description :

                          1. Reviewed new analytic cases of physician quality control.
                          2. Assisted in planning tumor conferences.
                          3. Understood the SEER staging system.
                          4. Experienced doing follow up with patient care.
                          5. Complied with all Skagit Regional Health, department, and location-specific policies and procedures.
                          6. Performed other duties as assigned by Supervisor or designee.
                          7. Maintained a registry of cancer patients with information to include demographic, characteristics, history of cancer, diagnostic procedures, diagnosis, stage, the extent of disease, treatment, and follow-up information.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Diploma

                          Cancer Registrar Resume

                          Objective : As a Cancer Register, responsible for Identifying, researching, planning, developing, implements with the department and individual collaboration on regulatory standards, and providing appropriate timely response to inquiries, questions and/or concerns, etc.

                          Skills : Extensive Medical Terminology, Anatomy And Physiology, Medical Data Abstraction.

                          Description :

                            1. Managed a cancer patient database.
                            2. Examined pathology reports determining patient eligibility for cancer registry.
                            3. Interpreted cancer reporting laws, requirements, and coding rules.
                            4. Translated medical terminology into standardized codes that record patients' diagnosis and treatment information.
                            5. Assessed the data coded and submitted by facility registrars to ensure accuracy in accordance with the national standard.
                            6. Assisted in performance improvement projects.
                            7. Coordinated Tumor Conference activities with physicians for review of patient cases.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            GED

                            Cancer Registrar Resume

                            Headline : Seeking a Cancer Registrar, responsible for actively contributing to the achievement of Quality Improvement and Lean Process Improvement activities, Completing all mandatory learning requirements in a timely manner.

                            Skills : Microsoft Office, Cerner, Phone Etiquette, Professionalism, Multi-Tasking, Team Player, Customer Service, Data Entry.

                            Description :

                              1. Worked closely with pharmaceutical representatives to coordinate sponsorship and speaker presentations for our Tumor Board Conferences.
                              2. Maintained follow-up and performance improvement projects.
                              3. Assisted in Weekly Tumor Board Conferences.
                              4. Supported care site accredited cancer programs (CoC, NAPBC) through standard tracking, documentation, and completion of the SAR or BSAR. Work closely with our care site partners to develop strong positive working relationships
                              5. Reported cases to regulatory and accrediting agencies. Access the National Cancer Database (NCDB) update cases and pull data as needed
                              6. Performed data analysis according to appropriate methodologies. Prepare clear, concise, understandable tables, graphs, and reports
                              7. Navigated various software platforms, i.e. acute and ambulatory EMR, or ancillary applications such as radiology and the cancer registry database.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            5-7 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Executive
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            BS

                                            Cancer Registrar Resume

                                            Objective : Highly skilled Cancer Register, responsible for Providing education to registrars on results of audits. To provide information to reporting agencies on reporting requirements including State and National Standards, and also Providing education on data analysis and utilization of information to the registry, staff, research, and regulatory entities.

                                            Skills : Training SKills, Interpersonal Skills, Multitasking.

                                            Description :

                                              1. Utilized required manuals such as; ICD-O Coding, AJCC Staging, FORDS, MPH, and other appropriate Cancer Registry reference materials and tools
                                              2. Handled appropriate projects independently, set and meet deadlines, and maintained ongoing projects.
                                              3. Communicated important information to the manager.
                                              4. Completed and required continuous training and education, including department and SCL Health requirements. Keep CTR current and up to date.
                                              5. Monitored program compliance with CoC standards for timely submission.
                                              6. Assembled and distributed data collected in the registry. 
                                              7. Prepared routing and statistical reports for study topics identified.
                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                        Experience
                                                                        2-5 Years
                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                        Level
                                                                        Executive
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Education
                                                                        GED

                                                                        Cancer Registrar Resume

                                                                        Summary : Cancer Register with 8 years of experience in Attending and facilitate department QI meetings, providing expert input regarding problem identification and resolution, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and other activities specified by the State Health Department and National Cancer Institute, etc.

                                                                        Skills : Communication Skills, Good Organizational Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

                                                                        Description :

                                                                          1. Promoted continuing care of cancer patients through an active follow-up system. Obtains and tracks the quality of life and survival rate/length data.
                                                                          2. Provided a working index of statistical data that is available to medical staff and general registry use.
                                                                          3. Complied with the policies/procedures of the hospital, the Cancer Life Program, and the guidelines of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
                                                                          4. Attended at least one state, local, regional, or national meeting annually and complete necessary educational training to stay current in data reporting requirements.
                                                                          5. Identified and abstracted core data on malignant disease diagnosed and/or treated at Skagit Regional Health. 
                                                                          6. Monitored program compliance with CoC standards for timely submission.
                                                                          7. Assembled and distributed data collected in the registry. 
                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                  7-10 Years
                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                  Level
                                                                                  Management
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  Education
                                                                                  High School Diploma