CancerCare Manitoba


CancerCare Manitoba located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada is a provincial agency which provides clinical and academic services and leadership for cancer control and the treatment of blood disorders. We invite applications for the position of:

Cancer Registrar II (REPOST)
Epidemiology & Cancer Registry - MacCharles

Permanent Full-time (1.0 EFT)
Competition #: 4-17-715566701

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Cancer Registry, the incumbent participates in the collection, abstraction, utilization and analysis of complex medical data for the Provincial Cancer Registry of Manitoba. Accurately encodes all related cancer data from numerous sources including pathology, cytology, ER/PR and autopsy reports, Report of Malignant Neoplasms, admission/separation data from the Provincial Hospital Abstracting System, Vital Statistics listings and hospital and clinic charts. Codes Cancer Diagnosis utilizing ICD9CM/ICD10 and ICDO-2/3 Editions. Records tumor information stage for all cancer sites including: tumor size, extension of disease, lymph node involvement and all site specific factors in order to derive TNM and Seer Summary Stage Assignment. The incumbent enters data into the MAXON Computer System and assists researchers with criteria for studies and research projects. The successful candidate must have the flexibility to move between MacCharles and Taché sites as assigned.



  • Graduate of a recognized Health Information Management Program (2 year)
  • Experience in ICDO 3rd, ICD9CM/ICD10, and CCI (Canadian Classification of Interventions) coding systems
  • Knowledge of SEER Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in MAXON (+), Varion MedOncology and Enterprise Viewer/Client Registry computer systems
  • Excellent organization skills and oral/written communication, attention to detail required as well as the ability to function in a team setting
  • Judgment and problem solving skills
  • Must have excellent work record

  • Certified Tumour Registrar (CTR)
  • Member of or eligible for membership in the National Cancer Registrars Association (NCRA)
  • Experience in AJCC TNM staging system
  • One year experience as a Cancer Registrar in a Cancer Registry or related discipline

  • Member of or eligible for membership in the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA)

Comments: We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

Position #: 4-17-715566701

Please submit a detailed cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements for this position along with a current resume which references the Competition Number:

CancerCare Manitoba
Human Resources Services
675 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3E OV9

or Fax: (204) 786-0181

Closing Date: February 21, 2017