Cancer Registry- Abstractor (1 of 2)

Moffitt McKinley Campus, 10920 N McKinley Drive, Tampa, FL 3

Cancer Registry

Full Time


Day Shift

Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

High School/GED

Moffitt Cancer Center is internationally recognized for our focus on personalized cancer care and translational research. The mission of Moffitt is clear, focused, and fully stated in nine words, "To contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." With a tradition of excellence that began with the first patient admission in 1986, dedicated Moffitt physicians, scientists, and staff members have remained committed to excellence in an atmosphere characterized by kindness, caring, and hope.

Moffitt Cancer Center is recruiting for Cancer Registry Abstractors. This position is 100% remote.  

Responsible for the accessioning and abstracting activities of the Cancer Registry in compliance with the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (ACoS/CoC), the Florida Cancer Data System (FCDS), and department goals. Responsible for abstracting demographic, cancer management and survival information from patients' medical records and other sources accurately into the Cancer Registry database.

Education and Training Required:

HS Diploma/ GED required; coursework in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology or equivalent experience in allied health field required.

Must be a Certified Cancer Registrar (CTR)

Minimum one year cancer registry abstracting experience in a Commission on Cancer (CoC) approved program or a minimum of one (1) year cancer registry abstracting experience as a CTR in Moffitt Cancer Center cancer registry

Experience working with computerized cancer registry

Thorough knowledge of American College of Surgeons (ACoS)/CoC and state registry data collection requirements

Able to accurately interpret components of medical record including operative, pathology, radiology, lab and autopsy reports

Must be familiar with abstracting processes, principles and data standards

Must be familiar with characteristics of different types of cancers, including typical disease progression, relative prognoses and standards of care

Must be knowledgeable in medical oncology terminology; needs proficiency with computerized cancer registry databases, word processing software, and windows-based operating system; shows good judgment in prioritizing work to meet department goals, standards and deadlines.

Education and Training Preferred:

Experience in a research facility preferred

Moffitt Cancer Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran or disabled status. We seek candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.