Cancer Registrar (Certified Tumor Registrar required) - Full-time Day


Location: Barnes-Jewish Hospital, MO, 63011
Employee Type: full time
Experience: 2 - 5 years
Education: Highschool GED
Travel Required: none


Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.  Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Our Oncology Data Services Department consists of Cancer Registrars with various educational backgrounds ranging from Associate Degrees in healthcare related fields to Bachelor Degrees in Chemistry as well as Master Degrees in Public Health. All Cancer Registrars are required to sit for the certification exam administered by the National Cancer Registrar Association and attain their CTR credentials. It is the role of the Oncology Data Services Department to review all patients that are treated and/or diagnosed with a malignancy at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Siteman Cancer Center to determine their eligibility for inclusion into the Cancer Registry database as well as their reportability to the Missouri Cancer Registry. Approximately 6000 new cases are abstracted into the database annually by 16 CTR's.

Role Purpose

Performs a variety of functions related to the collection and analysis of oncology data to develop and maintain a comprehensive cancer database. Assists in other activities of the cancer center program to maintain approval by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.


  • Maintains the cancer registry program and database.
  • Identifies patients who meet criteria for inclusion into the oncology database.
  • Completes patient care evaluation studies and other assigned projects.
  • Participates on assigned committees as requested.
  • Publishes requested reports as required.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience

  • No Experience
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Preferred Requirements


  • Associate's Degree
  • - HIM/related


  • <2 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • CTR

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options

    -  Pension Plan

    -  401(k) plan with company match

    -  Tuition Assistance

    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

    -  BJC Fitness Center (depending on location)

    -  Earned Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer



    Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza

    Saint Louis, MO 63110