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Texas Health Resources Cancer Registrar in Plano, Texas

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano seeks to hire a Full Time Cancer Registrar to be responsible for oncology specific data analytics. This is not a remote position.

The address is 6200 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093

Salary range is Min $22.81 – Max $36.92 – based on relevant experience

Work Schedule

Full Time 40 hours per week

Monday – Friday day schedule

Job Description


Applies abstracting and coding knowledge as well as communicates effectively with medical staff in order to determine accurate assignment of codes for diagnosis, severity of illness, procedure and treatment, and outcome measures.

Completes daily analysis of medical records for oncology patients and determines eligibility for case reporting.

Maintains automated suspense listing of cases to be coded and abstracted and an electronic non-reportable list for state requirements.

Treatment Collection/Follow-up:

Obtains recurrence, subsequent treatment, and outcome information from internal and external sources at least annually for each oncology patient in the registry and updates the record in the database.


Assists in data compilation and reporting as necessary.

Participates in department quality improvement projects.

Keywords: "Chart Abstraction" "Chart Abstracting" "EHR" "Electronic Health Record" "EMR" "Electronic Medical Record" "Oncology Data Abstracting”


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


High School Diploma or equivalent required

Prefer Associates degree in Health Information or related health field


One year of medical record experience preferred

Strongly prefer experience in oncology specific data

Cancer registry coding experience preferred

Background in anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology strongly preferred

Licenses and Certifications

CTR - Certified Tumor Registrar certification required within 3 years of hire date

Current or in process of CTR certification at time of hire strongly preferred


Knowledge of medical terminology, human anatomy and physiology, familiarity with basic statistics. Ability to analyze and draw inferences from statistical data. Computer skills. Human relations and oral/written communications skills. Ability to work under immediate supervision. Attention to details, familiarity of contents of the patient record, ability to use resources of other institutions, physician offices and obtain/analyze oncology related data.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level IV NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

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