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Cancer Registrar

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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 136826
Date Posted: Nov 6, 2023

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Unit: Cancer Registry


Work Schedule: 1.0/80hrs pp - Full Time - Days

  • Required Licensure/Certification: Certified Tumor Registrar by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years hospital-based registry experience in a CoC/ACoS approved program.

The UCHealth Cancer Registry department abstracts more than 10,000 analytic cases per year. The team works remotely and completes cases for one academic facility, eight community hospitals and two medical centers. UCHealth Cancer Care is accredited by the Commission on Cancer as an Integrated Network Cancer Program. In addition, two of our hospitals have the National Accreditation for Breast Centers. Finally, UCHealth is certified through the American Society of Clinical Oncology through the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative. The Cancer Registry Department has a robust training and quality improvement program. Cancer Registrars are compensated for four hours of independent education monthly and a weekly meeting is held to discuss updates and challenges. The current software platform is Oncology. Hours are flexible!


Collects, manages, analyzes, and reports on cancer/tumor incidence data.

Work Schedule: .80/64hrs pp - Full Time - Days


  • Identifies and analyzes the history, diagnosis, treatment, disease status and survival data of cancer patients treated in the organization.
  • Prepares statistical reports on mortality rates, treatment effects, incidence rates of various diagnostic categories and demographic variables.
  • Assists Cancer Committee with developing criteria for patient care evaluation, collecting data for protocol studies, and conducting audits.
  • Complies with all reporting requests and requirements, including requests by the NCDB, quarterly reports to the State Cancer Registry and the annual ACoS report.

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Credentials:
    * Certified Tumor Registrar
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or GED. Preferred: Associate' degree.
    Required Licensure/Certification: Certified Tumor Registrar by the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA).
    Minimum Experience: 3 years hospital-based registry experience in a CoC/ACoS approved program.

The pay range for this position is: $25.80 - $38.70 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.

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