• Cancer Registry Abstractor

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hours Per Week
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    remote only
  • Overview

    The Registry Abstractor performs required data collection for state, national and federal agencies regarding cancer and other reportable diseases. 


    • Maintain all Service Level Agreements outlined in the current scope of project assignment. 
    • Consistently meet and achieve abstracting accuracy rate of 95%. 
    • Consistently meet abstracting productivity of 1.35 to 1.5 hours per case. 
    • Work with Clinical Registry Technician in modified abstracting workflow, when applicable. 
    • Complete weekly productivity in THRIVE on or before the deadline. 
    • Participate in new hire and annual Quality reviews, onsite or remote.  
    • Participate in monthly conference calls and meetings, which may include presenting education topics and trends in Oncology. 
    • Develop and maintain working relationships with project colleagues, member of medical staff and facility’s leadership as specified for each project assigned. 
    • Interface with various departments to ensure that cancer-related information is available for the Cancer Registry. 
    • Submit data as required to the State Central Registry and National Cancer Data Base, if requested by manager. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned or requested. 
    • Supports nThrive Compliance Program by adhering to policies and procedures pertaining to HIPAA, FDCPA, FCRA, and other laws applicable to nThrive business practices. This includes: becoming familiar with nThrive Code of Ethics, attending training as required, notifying management or nThrive Helpline when there is a compliance concern or incident, HIPAA-compliant handling of patient information, and demonstrable awareness of confidentiality obligations.


    • College degree; course in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology required. 
    • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and active membership in the national and/or local cancer registrar association. 
    • 3+ years varied experience in Cancer Registry.  
    • Extensive experience with FORDS/STORES and AJCC Staging is required.  Working knowledge of 2018 data collection requirements from all standard setters.  
    • Proficient with various cancer registry software systems – i.e. Metriq, ERS, OncologcNext, Rocky Mountain. 
    • Proficient with various electronic medical record systems – i.e. Siemens, Meditech, McKesson HPF,   
    • Recent abstracting experience with an average of 1.35 case per hour productivity and 95% accuracy rate.   
    • Ability to communicate effectively in a variety of settings including with colleagues, medical staff and other departments within the facility. 
    • Knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
    • Ability to use various e-mail and Internet applications. 
    • Must display excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills with all levels of internal and external customers 

    Preferred Skills

    • Knowledge of specific State-reporting requirements.
    • College degree in allied health field.

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