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Swedish Health Services Certified Tumor Registrar - Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Tumor Resistrar Certified (Per Diem, Days) at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Tumor Registrar Certified abstracts newly diagnosed cancer cases, assists with case identification, and performs quality control procedures on data.

In this position you will:

  • Assist with case identification of newly diagnosed cancer cases

  • Follow requirements of the American College of Suregeons as outlined in the Registry Standards Manual, and Swedish Medical Center requirements

  • Perform quality checks on TNM cancer staging

  • Provide assistance to Cancer Program Coordinator and manager of the Cancer Registry

  • Process treatment and follow up data requests

  • Handle treatment queries (TQ’s)


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma

  • Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR)

  • Previous experience abstracting newly diagnosed cancer cases

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience working in an ACoS approved Cancer Registry

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Arnold Bldg (WA181) 1221 Madison Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 312136