Cancer Registry Tech - Remote

Job ID
Employment Type
Full Time
Cancer Registry Services
Hours / Pay Period
St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours
7:00am-3:30pm M-F
Work Schedule
8 Hour


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Located conveniently in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 571-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services.  Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph's was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. More than 125 years later, St. Joseph's remains dedicated to its mission of caring for the poor and underserved.


We are extremely proud to be a nationally recognized center for quality quaternary care, medical education and research. St. Joseph's includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, Norton Thoracic Institute, Cancer Center at St. Joseph's, Ivy Brain Tumor Center, and St. Joseph's Level I Trauma Center (which is verified by the American College of Surgeons). The hospital is also a respected center for high-risk obstetrics, neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedics, and other medical services. St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.


U.S News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the top hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery.  In addition, St. Joseph's boasts the Creighton University School of Medicine at St. Joseph's, and a strategic alliance with Phoenix Children's Hospital.

St. Joseph's is consistently named an outstanding place to work and one of Arizona's healthiest employers. Come grow your career with one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies.

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For the health of our community ... we are proud to be a tobacco-free campus.


SUMMARY - As a regional cancer registrar for Dignity Health facilities in Arizona, the incumbent maintains cancer registry components in accordance with state law as detailed in the Arizona State Cancer Incidence Act and the cancer abstracting guidelines by the American College of Surgeons (ACoS), Commission on Cancer Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards (FORDS).






Associates Degree or other approved program for CTR credential

Three years recent experience in a cancer registry.

Experience in multi-EMR applications and ability to capture needed information from all sources.

Course work in and/or two years experience using anatomy and physiology and medical terminology, cancer disease process and cancer treatment methods.

Ability/knowledge to multi-task through all cancer registry functions with little supervision.

Must understand the case finding/follow-up process.

Must be fully trained in the use of FORDS Abstracting Manual (Facility Oncology Registry Data Standards) Seer Staging, MHP rules and Hematopoietic Rules and knowledge of all ACoS requirements.

Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Registry Software System CTR




Associates or Bachelors degree

Experience in an accredited ACoS facility





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