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Kadlec Certified Tumor Registrar in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Certified Tumor Registrar to join our growing Strategic Services team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full time, 1.0. Variable shifts.Full time, 1.0. Variable shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Education, training, and experience sufficient for Certified Tumor Registrar credential required.

  • Proficiency in word processing, Excel and Tumor Registry software required.

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years Tumor Registry experience preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Certified Tumor Registrar, you will accurately complete abstracting and coding in a timely manner; provide requested data; report to Cancer committee ; prep case review for Tumor Conference, QA and enhancement studies. Prepare information for annual report and complies with American College of Surgeons Commission of Cancer Standards. Other functions include: case finding, accessioning new cases; input follow-up treatment and recurrence, downloading data to Washington State Cancer Registry, National Cancer Data Base and Commission on Cancer.

  • Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other PSHMC publics). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of Kadlec and PSMMC.

  • Maintains a suspense file of cases to be abstracted.

  • Stages accurately using the AJCC, collaborative staging and SEER systems.

  • Codes accurately using current FORDS, ICD-10, AJCC, SEER and C.S. systems.

  • 90% of cases are abstracted within 6 months of date of first contact.

  • Collects required data sets using COC data standards.

  • Performs quality control measures, peer review quarterly and 10% of analytic cases, physician review.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 258293