Cancer Registrar

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with a reputable healthcare network based in Denver, CO in their search for a Cancer Registrar. This position is a 3 month contract role that is 100% remote –  with a potential for extension or hire!

Pay: $28-$30/hr

Shift: Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm



  •  Reviews provisional pathology log and document positive cases. 
  • Reviews death certificates and diagnostic indices. 
  • Maintains case file including information retrieved through case finding reviews. 
  • Abstracts and codes required Information in the ERS system. Standard is 10 per week. 
  • Monitors compliance for abstract completion with other cancer registry team members, permanent or contract. 
  • Performs monthly audits on completed work to ensure quality of work and abstract submissions. 
  • Empowered to educate in the setting if incomplete or incorrect work performance from other cancer registry team members.
  • Responsible for on-boarding and training of other cancer registry team members. 
  • Participate in interviews and provide recommendations on hiring candidates. 
  • Accesses imaging, SSI death index, Vital Records, sending out monthly patient and physician letters; standard is 4 per hour;
  • follow up must be done the first week of each month. 
  • Submits monthly transfer of total cases based on date of first contact to State Registry to maintain compliance with State timeliness standard and current completeness standard of analytic cases. 
  • Responsible for maintaining user account in CStar program 
  • Develops and maintains relationship with the State Cancer Registry and implements updated program requirements
  • determined by local and national governing bodies. 
  • Submits weekly production log each Monday containing production stats for the previous week. 
  • Gathers positive cases. 
  • Retrieves information from pathology provisional list and cytology slips every Monday before the conference. 
  • Serves as primary contact and liaison between the oncology physicians and cancer registry program 
  • Documents patient social information (age, site, location, diagnosis), add any additional comments, name of presenter and
  • case information. 
  • Prepares agenda, make copies and distribute appropriately 
  • Monthly clears all errors from abstracts completed in ERS. 
  • Submits abstracts to state and produce reports for statistical reporting. 
  • Through the Hospital system’s data warehouse assists with Research data needed by any provider for grants or certification
  • purposes. 
  • Provides appropriate medical records in a timely manner. 
  • Acknowledges all requests and assure appropriate response in a timely manner. 
  • Delegates reporting requests as appropriate 
  • Identifies the specifics of the requests before retrieving the information. 
  • Provides the requestor with the information already available in the Tumor Registry before retrieving the information. 



  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • 4-6 years of experience in Cancer Registry field or similar work Required and
  • 1-3 years  of medical billing/coding experience preferred.

*Due to this position being in a healthcare setting, employees must have up to date vaccinations (including Covid-19, 2022 Flu, MMR, Varicella, and TDaP)

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