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Genesis Health System Registrar, Cancer, Lead in Davenport, Iowa

Position Title: Registrar, Cancer, Lead

Department: Cancer Center Admin

Purpose: The Lead Cancer Registrar provides leadership for the cancer registry, organizes the accreditation process activities for the American College of Surgeons Cancer program, patient care evaluations, quality improvement activities, cancer conferences, and community and professional education programs; provides ongoing communications with the State Health Registries.

Report To: Director, Cancer Center

Supervisory Responsibility: Direction: The job requires some accountability for scheduling, assigning or coordinating work. Employees check the quality of work and provide guidance, instruction, training and direction to others. Although the job does not require formal or official supervisory responsibility, the incumbent serves as group leader or acts in an informal "assistant supervisory" or "lead" role. In addition, the employee may be expected to provide information or suggestions on human resources matters.

Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies, Auditors/Review Agencies


Education: 2 year college program

Field Of Study: Cancer Registry Management (CRIM) or Cancer Information Management (CIM) from an NCRA accredited program

Special Training: Word processing with a minimum of 60 wpm; spreadsheet applications; medical terminology.

Training Preferred:


Experience: More than 2 years experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There are little or no adverse environmental conditions to consider.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: None