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Providence Health & Services Registrar - Cancer Registry in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Registrar in our Cancer Registry to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a full time position on the day shift.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Assist in the planning and direction of Tumor Registry applications and databases in coordination with MIS and vendors.

  • Be in communication with the tumor registry supervisor as to the needs and maintenance of the tumor registry software in regards to database changes, software upgrades, report writing and interfaces.

  • Attend to scheduling, documentation and communication with participants for the Area-Wide Cancer Conference and any other tumor board that comes under the jurisdiction of the Tumor Registry, as well as maintain a dinner meeting calendar for the educational meetings.

  • Be responsible for casefinding, abstracting, follow-up, quality control and 10% audits of the abstracted cases with completeness, timeliness and data quality.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's degree

  • Training in tumor registry or completion within 2 years of hire

  • Certification by the National Cancer Registrars Association for Tumor Registry (CTR), or obtain within 24 months of hire

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Proficiency in computer database and registration, word processing and email

  • Knowledge in graphics and spreadsheet applications

  • Superior organizational skills

  • Medical terminology course or previous work experience

  • Previous tumor registry experience

  • Keyboarding skills

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 221649