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 I (Amended & Reposted)
Epidemiology & Cancer Registry - MacCharles

Permanent Full-time (1.0 EFT)
Competition #: 175-17-71566701

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; accurately encodes all related cancer data from cytology, pathology, autopsy reports, report of malignant neoplasms, admission/separation data from the provincial hospital abstracting system, vital statistics death listings, hospital and clinic charts to be recorded in the computerized cancer registry data base; and performs edits and quality checks on data. The Cancer Registrar I position performs a variety of roles including Pathology processing, Admission & Separation process, Vital Statistics processing, Consults/Referral form processing, non-reportable disease coding, and entering "pending" diagnosis for rapid case ascertainment. A Cancer Registrar I may be called upon to perform any or all of these duties, and works closely with the Senior Registrar in performing many of these tasks. The roles in this position prepare the Cancer Registrar I for more detailed and technical tasks required by a Cancer Registrar II.



  • Health Information Management Certificate or equivalent health information course
  • Formal education knowledge of ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases, 10th edition) coding system
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills
Will be assessed during the testing process:
  • Proficient in medical terminology (70% pass rate)

  • Experience working in a Cancer Registry
  • Working knowledge of SNOP (Systematized Nomenclature of Pathology), ICD-O (International Classification of Diseases for Oncology), ICD9CM (International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification) coding systems
  • Working knowledge of SEER (Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Program) Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules

  • Experience in MAXON(+) computer system
  • Experience in Varian Medical Systems Manager
  • Experience in Enterprise Viewer/Client Registry software
  • Eligible for Certified Tumour Registrar (CTR) National Certification Examination

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

CancerCare Manitoba is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment processes and work environment. If you are contacted by CancerCare Manitoba regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if accommodation measures must be taken to enable you to apply and be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all that apply and advise that only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. *For more information regarding 40S language equivalencies, please contact Human Resources at (204) 787-8501.

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement

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: November 29, 2017