Tumor Registrar

New York, New York
Sep 10, 2021
Internal Medicine
Position Type
Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is comprised of nearly 3,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC), the largest public health system in the United States. Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City. EOE M/F/D/V

Harlem Hospital Center provides a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and family support services. The hospital is a 286-bed acute care facility and a designated Level 1 Trauma Center, with a full spectrum of specialty services, including a burn unit, an adult intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, a pediatric intensive care unit and a cardiac care unit.


  • This position entails compiling and maintaining records of all cancer patients for physicians and research studies using the Tumor Registry data and hospital records.
  • Attends and coordinates Tumor Registry activities and serves as a liaison between clinical departments and cancer cases.
  • Follow-up of all patients with the diagnosis of cancer and other supportive duties as assigned.
  • Abstract all history of cancer patients and is responsible for Epidemiology on cancer patients.
  • Coordinates weekly Tumor Board Conferences and quarterly Cancer Committee Meetings.
  • Submits reports to NYS Department of Health and other regulatory agencies.
  • Performs duties that are required to meet CMS and other NYS regulatory guidelines for patient management.


  • Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must have knowledge of NYS Central Registry requirements and ACS regulations and accreditation process.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of the electronic medical record.
  • Certified as Tumor Registrar preferred. Candidate will need to become certified within first 18 months of employment
  • Computer skills utilizing applicable software.
  • Ability to manage database and query requests.

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