Registry Associate

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Hours Per Week


The Registry Associate is a mentoring/training position for colleagues that are new CTRs and/or have limited abstracting/data collection experience. 


  • Work with QA Team to complete all assignments.
  • Consistently meet and achieve abstracting accuracy rate of 95%.
  • Consistently meet abstracting productivity of 1.55 hours per case.
  • Complete weekly productivity reporting and complete-time cards at the end of the workweek.
  • Participate in new hire and annual Quality reviews, onsite or remote.
  • Participate in monthly department conference calls and client meetings, which may include presenting education topics and trends in Oncology.
  • Submit data as required to the State Central Registry and National Cancer Data Base, if requested by the manager.
  • Maintain certification and NCRA membership, as well as appropriate state association memberships.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Traveling Registry Associates must be able to travel without restrictions.  Travel may include weekday and / or weekend travel.
  • Remote Registry Associates must have high-speed internet access and experience with remote access, set-up, and troubleshooting technical issues.
  • Supports nThrive’s Compliance Program by adhering to policies and procedures pertaining to HIPAA, FDCPA, FCRA, and other laws applicable to nThrive’s business practices. This includes: becoming familiar with nThrive’s Code of Ethics, attending training as required, notifying management or nThrive’s Helpline when there is a compliance concern or incident, HIPAA-compliant handling of patient information, and demonstrable awareness of confidentiality obligations.


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) and active membership in the national and/or local cancer registrar association.
  • 2 years of abstracting experience or attainment of CTR or CTRs with  2+ years of abstracting experience with a non-passing score on the Abstractor PET Exam.
  • Experience with STORES and AJCC Staging is required. Knowledge of all 2018 data collection changes across all standard setters.
  • Recent abstracting experience meeting established productivity standards and accuracy benchmarks. 
  • 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.
  • College degree or degree in allied health field preferred; course in Medical Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology required.
  • Must display excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills with all levels of internal and external customers.
  • Traveling Registry Associates must be able to travel without restrictions.  Travel may include weekday and/or weekend travel.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficient with various cancer registry software systems – i.e. Metriq, ERS, Oncolog, cNext, Rocky Mountain.
  • Proficient with various electronic medical record systems – i.e. Siemens, Meditech, McKesson HPF.
  • Knowledge of specific State-reporting requirements preferred.
  • Recent abstracting experience with an average of 1.55 cases per hour productivity and 95% accuracy rate. 

About nThrive


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From Patient-to-Payment, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.


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