Tumor Registrar (CTR)

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 152325-1A
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2019
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly Hospital  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Beverly Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:                

According to established objectives and procedures, codes and abstracts tumor data, coordinates follow-up on cancer patients in accordance with the requirements and standards of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and the Massachusetts Cancer Registry; performs long and short term audits. Is an active member of the Cancer Committee and attends cancer conferences.

Scheduled Hours

40 hours per week, day shift. Combination of remote and on-site work at Beverly Hospital.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.



  1. High School diploma required; Associate/Bachelors degree preferred
  2. Minimum of one year Cancer Registry experience as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)
  3. Understanding of Medical Terminology, Clinical Medicine and Human Anatomy & Physiology
  4. Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  5. Strong organizational skills and demonstrates the ability to function independently and oversee department activities and staff.
  6. Basic Computer experience and comfort required.
  7. Knowledge of JCAHO, DPH and ACoS documentation regulations and general Medical Staff bylaws and department documentation standards.
  8. Knowledge of laws and regulations pertaining to patient confidentiality, HIPAA.
  9. Records relevant information pertaining to abstracting per ACoS CoC requirements.
  10. Assists in maintenance of the cancer registry software system.
  11. Attends educational meetings as required to maintain certification.



Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) required.