Senior Tumor Registrar

at MaineHealth in Scarborough, Maine, United States

Job Description



Position Summary

The MaineHealth Senior Tumor Registrar oversees the collection, analysis and coding of health and medical information on Maine Medical Center cancer patients and trains non-certified registry staff on all of these aspects of tumor registry operations. It includes organizing and generating Registry data for research, quality assurance and facilities planning. Assists the Oncology Information Services Manager in maintaining departmental data quality standards and achieving and maintaining the MaineHealth Network Registry data standards as per American College of Surgeons' Commission on Cancer specifications.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology normally acquired through graduation from a two-year biomedical, medical technician or medical records program is strongly preferred.

License/Certifications: CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) or 3-5 years' Cancer Registry experience.

Experience: See "License/Certifications." Experience in health care delivery systems desired.

Knowledge of medical practices and procedures as applied to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Ability to organize systems and extrapolate medical information from records and data information systems.

Ability to work independently and make decision according to established guidelines.

Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with health care professionals, physicians, patients and external agencies.

Ability to meet deadlines and to pay attention to detail.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, physicians, patients and health care personnel.

Ability to adhere to hospital and departmental rules pertaining to patient and physician confidentiality.

Knowledge of office practices, procedures, and equipment.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked a Best-In-State Employer in 2021 and one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

Additional Information  Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 790957

Posted On: Jul 26, 2022

Updated On: Jul 26, 2022