Certified Tumor Registrar, Remote

University Health Systems   San Antonio, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on November 10, 2023

At University Hospital patient care is treated with high quality and compassion above all. We are attentive, kind, and helpful without exception. We currently have a fantastic opportunity available for a Certified Tumor Registrar who is a driven professional seeking a new challenge.


  • Reviews hospital records to identify and compile patient data for use in cancer registry management program and to comply with government regulations.
  • Reviews patient's medical record, abstracts, and codes information (i.e. demographics, history/extent of disease, diagnostic procedures/treatment, follow-up information) into software system.
  • Attends Cancer Committee and Tumor Board Meetings
  • Submits Cancer Registry Data to the Commission on Cancer, National Cancer Database, and the Texas Cancer Registry
  • Validates data within medical record and within Cancer Registry Vendor on a quarterly basis.
  • Stays up to date with all reporting to Registries including concurrent data reporting requirements.
  • Attends Commission on Cancer site visits and all regulatory meetings which include Cancer Registry or Data Analysis.
  • Must be able to comprehend and use various hospital computer software and other data base programs; displays knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point.


  • Certification as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) or equivalent coursework in an approved college level curriculum in a recognized allied health field as determined by NCRA's Council on Certification is required.
  • Three years of experience working as a CTR is required. If not a current CTR, CTR eligibility is required. Must obtain the CTR certification within three (3) years from date of hire.
  • Experience in Medical Record Administration is required.
  • Knowledge and use of ICD-0-3 coding principals is required; ICD-10-CM principals preferred.


Send CV to arlena.jonas@uhtx.com