Assistant Cancer Registrar II

Job Description

Job ID: 1195372
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Our Oncology Data Services Department consists of Cancer Registrars with various educational backgrounds ranging from Associate Degrees in healthcare related fields to Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry as well as Master Degrees in Public Health. ¿¿All Cancer Registrars are required to sit for the certification exam administered by the National Cancer Registrar Association and attain their CTR credentials. ¿¿It is the role of the Oncology Data Services Department to review all patients that are treated and/or diagnosed with a malignancy at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Siteman Cancer Center to determine their eligibility for inclusion into the Cancer Registry database as well as their reportability to the Missouri Cancer Registry. ¿¿Approximately 6000 new cases are abstracted into the database annually by 16 CTRs.

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Role Purpose

Assists with a variety of functions related to the collection and analysis of oncology data to develop and maintain a comprehensive cancer database under the supervision of a CTR staff member. Assists in other activities of the cancer center program as needed to maintain approval by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Must obtain Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) credential within 24 months of hire.


  • Completes patient care evaluation studies and other assigned projects.
  • Participates on assigned committees as requested.
  • Publishes requested reports as required.
  • Maintains the cancer registry program and database under the supervision of a CTR staff member.
  • Identifies patients who meet the criteria for inclusion into the oncology database under the supervision of a CTR staff member.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Associate's Degree


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • <2 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer