Tumor Registrar

Tumor Registrar job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Schedule: PRN

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health.  Our patients choose Lovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name they trust.  Whether we come alongside them for a birthing experience or breast cancer treatment, our primary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For nine consecutive years,  Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the best places to work in healthcare in the nation.  EOE/AA

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a Tumor Registrar.

The Tumor Registrar is responsible for the maintenance of the computerized database and daily functions of the LSHS Tumor Registry in collaboration with the New Mexico Tumor Registry and other cancer registries. 

  • Responds to all requests for data or information from LSHS Cancer Committee, NM Tumor Registry Staff, and other registries within one week of request.
  • Selects cases for review, then coordinates and attends weekly Tumor Board Meetings.
  • Achieves abstraction of data on all registry cases, prepares and executes transmission of data to NM Tumor Registry and actively participates in the preparation and presentation of the data for the annual report. 
  • Collaborates with NMTR database staff on technical and system related questions.
  • Performs case finding daily on pathology and cytology reports and monthly patient discharge diagnosis reports.


  • Minimum education:  High School Diploma or GED.
  • Desired education: Associate’s Degree in allied health of business related field.
  • One (1) year of previous job-related experience.
  • Certified Tumor Registrar required.

Why Lovelace Women’s Hospital?

  • 2015 & 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work since 2008
  • Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class


Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM