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Swedish Health Services Cancer Conference and Registry Support Coordinator - Swedish Cancer Institute Health Info Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Cancer Conference and Registry Coordinator (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work for the Swedish Cancer Institute Health Info Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

Under the supervision of a certified tumor registrar, the Cancer Conference and Registry Coordinator supports the cancer registry by identifying new cancer cases, maintaining and reporting current and accurate outcome data, and participating in data quality control activities. This position also provides coordination of the Swedish Cancer Conferences, including supporting the Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) Clinical Leaders by providing agendas, attendance sheets and maintaining required documentation. Coordinates with CME and outside speakers to provide educational support and possible grants for the conferences. Assists with the maintenance and selection of AV equipment for the SCI conference rooms. This role contributes to the effectiveness of the overall Swedish Cancer program by assuring that all work related to American College of Surgeons (ACOS) requirements is performed timely and professionally.

In this position you will:

  • Under the supervision of a certified tumor registrar, assists with initial cancer case finding and screening process.

  • Update follow-up information in the cancer registry database by reviewing medical records, mailing follow up queries, and making phone calls.

  • Reply to incoming requests for treatment or follow-up data in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Assist with case reporting to state and/or central registry (FHCRC). This includes follow-up, updates, and physician contacts.

  • Maintain follow-up rates, which are compliant with the current Commission on Cancer’s Cancer Program Standards.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates Degree or two (2) years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the degree requirement

  • Two (2) years working in a medically related field

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, clinical oncology terminology, and general medical records coding

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an NCRA approved college level curriculum in cancer registry

  • Two (2) years of cancer registry experience, completion of a cancer registry or health information management program or certified tumor registrar eligibility

  • Experience in event planning or demonstrated experience coordinating organizational or volunteer activities

  • Knowledge of American College of Surgeons approved cancer program requirements and state regulations for reporting cancer diagnoses

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.

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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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Seattle

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

Req ID: 324586