Tumor Registrar-Oncology

MaineHealth | Scarborough, ME

Posted Date 5/06/2019
Description Maine Medical Center, the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, is seeking a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) to join their Oncology Information Services Department. As a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England, Maine Medical Center is a 637-bed, Magnet™ hospital with 7,000 employees.

This position can be filled by a candidate working remotely or on site in Maine.

The selected candidate will join a team who is part of an integrated, regional, care-delivery model where the work they do is used by tumor site work groups to identify care disparities. As a Commission on Cancer (CoC) and National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) accredited cancer programs with approximately 3000 newly diagnosed analytic cases per year, Maine Medical Center is the anchor program of the MaineHealth Network Registry.

This unique position offers career advancement opportunities where employees can participate in research and quality studies. Additionally, the State of Maine has an active Registry Association that provides CME courses annually. The Cancer Registry Association of New England also provides CME courses.

If this sounds like the position you’ve been looking for on the next step of your career journey, please apply.

Position Summary:
The Oncology Certified Tumor Registrar position is responsible for the identification, collection, and management of health, medical and outcome information on all oncology patients and in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Primary responsibilities include abstracting and coding specific patient, cancer and treatment information from numerous sources (physician offices, MMC and other health care facilities) as well as maintaining and updating existing patient records annually.


  • CTR (Certified Tumor Registrar) is required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology normally acquired through graduation from a two-year biomedical, medical technician or medical records program or equivalent job experience in medical coding or cancer registry is required.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions according to established guidelines.
  • Ability to organize systems and extrapolate medical information.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to pay attention to detail.

About Maine Medical Center:
Maine Medical Center is a complete healthcare resource for the people of greater Portland, the entire state of Maine and Northern New England. With a history dating back to 1864, Maine Medical Center is the state’s largest medical center and the flagship facility of MaineHealth, with 637 beds and more than 7,000 employees. In addition, we have achieved Magnet™ status in recognition of our commitment to the highest standards of nursing excellence. Maine Medical Center’s unique role as both a community hospital and a referral center requires an unparalleled depth and breadth of services, including the state’s only medical school, through a partnership with Tufts University School of Medicine, and a world-class biomedical research center, the Maine Medical Center Research Institute.

Inside and out, you’ll find what you’re looking for when you join Maine Medical Center. As the largest hospital in northern New England, MMC is committed to helping you grow professionally throughout your career. From tuition assistance and scholarships, to ongoing education, leadership training, mentoring and promotion opportunities, we offer the resources you need to achieve your career goals.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Geographic Region
Maine Beaches

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