Job Opening: Program Coordinator I (Cancer Registrar) with the Alaska Cancer Registry

  • 1.  Job Opening: Program Coordinator I (Cancer Registrar) with the Alaska Cancer Registry

    Posted 06-02-2021 22:25

    The Alaska Cancer Registry is currently recruiting for the position of Program Coordinator I (Cancer Registrar) in Anchorage.  This is an essential position with the Alaska Cancer Registry and is responsible for coordinating significant components of registry work as a Certified Tumor Registrar (CTR) with one or more years of experience as a CTR.  This person plans, develops and coordinates the Quality Assurance program activities and the Education and Training program activities for the ACR in accordance with guidelines established by the National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR).  This position also participates in ongoing cancer surveillance activities and maintains current CTR credentials.


    Who we are looking for:

    • Computer Skills: Uses computers, software applications, databases, and automated systems to accomplish work.
    • Quality Assurance: Knowledge of industry standards and the principles, methods, and tools of quality assurance and quality control used to ensure high quality cancer data.
    • Learning: Uses efficient learning techniques to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills; uses training, feedback, or other opportunities for self-learning and development.
    • Developing Others: Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods. 
    • Self-Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.

    Click on the link below for more details and to apply:




    David O'Brien, PhD, GISP
    Data Analyst, Alaska Cancer Registry
    Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
    3601 C Street, Suite 250
    Anchorage, AK 99503
    907-269-8047 (ph)
    907-561-1896 (fax)