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Intern-Tumor Registrar II - BCC Tumor Registry Baptist Cancer

Job ID: 13412
Job Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMH-Tipton Hospital
Location: Covington, TN

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Exclusively designed for the Allied Health professional with at least a 2 year degree and enrolled in the AHIMA Cancer Information Management Certificate Program. Credentialling (CTR) must be obtained within 18 months of commencement of program. Performs casefinding, abstractiing, and patient follow-up while demonstrating incremental knowledge in cancer coding principles using FORDS, ICD-O, Collaborative Staging, Multiple Primary & Histology Coding Rules, AJCC Staging, and State cancer reporting guidelines. Must meet the Baptist Tumor Registry incremental competency timeframe. Must demonstrate attention to de tail, possess organizational skills, multi-tasking abilities, time management skills, and has strong verbal and written communication skills. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Versed in State cancer reporting and American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer Cancer Program Standards and cancer reporting standards.
  • Manages Supense Data
  • Case abstraction
  • Cancer Coding
  • Cancer Staging
  • Cancer patient surveillance
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: RHIT, RHIA or cancer-related allied health field preferred.

Minimum: At least a 2 year degree in an Allied Health field and enrollment in an NCRA-Accredited Formal Education Program.


Preferred: RHIT, RHIA or cancer-related allied health field preferred.

Minimum: At least 6 months experience in an Allied Health field.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

Preferred: RHIA;RHIT

Special Skills

Preferred: Understanding of medical coding a plus.

Minimum: Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point.


Minimum: Strong command of medical terminology and anatomy.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 6076 - Intern-Tumor Registrar II
Facility: BMH-Tipton Hospital
Department: BCC Tumor Registry Baptist Cancer
Category: Administrative Non Clinical Support
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Covington
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