Mercy Health

  • Cancer Registry Coordinator

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    Full Time
    Oncology Data Services
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    Coordinates and serves as a coach and educational resource to other cancer registry co-workers, as well as, participates in the daily operations of the cancer registry program. Responsible for overseeing all responsibilities of the hospital based cancer registry, including patient chart abstracting, case finding, follow up, coordinating cancer conference, and updating state edits. Compiles and presents cancer statistics to the multi-disciplinary team. Assists in the Commission on Cancer certification process by generating reports and managing the data collecting program. Oversees the quality physician review process by gathering patient record information, instructing physicians on the patient cancer abstract and reporting trends to the Cancer Committee Liaison. Works independently, uses good judgment and shows initiative. Is self-motivated, has integrity, and takes pride in achievement. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.



    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Education: Associate Degree in Health Information Technology, Bachelor Degree in Health Information Management, or equivalent experience.
    Licensure: None.
    Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Cancer Registry operations  or highly relevant clinical experience.

    Certification/Registration: Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
    Other skills & knowledge: Excellent people skills, as well as, effective written and oral communication abilities. Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports Ability to set and maintain priorities. Detail-oriented. Strong organizational skills.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.



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