Job Opportunity: New York State Cancer Registry- Registry Director

  • 1.  Job Opportunity: New York State Cancer Registry- Registry Director

    Posted 04-25-2023 04:34 PM

    The New York State Cancer Registry is seeking an experienced individual to fill the position of Registry Director.  Applications will be accepted through May 9, 2023. For more information about the position and to apply, please see:


    The Program Manager I (NYSCR), will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of Registry operations including the supervision of multiple staff. Duties include: development of policies and procedures to enhance Registry productivity and efficiency; oversight of processing of cancer data submitted by hospitals, radiation treatment centers, ambulatory surgery centers, laboratories, and physicians; monitoring of cancer reporting to ensure submission of complete, accurate, and timely data; development of procedures for the implementation of cancer reporting from new sources; identifying facility training needs and overseeing the training material development for the various regional training workshops that the Registry conducts; communicating with reporting facilities regarding reporting requirements and changes in the cancer registration field; leading and participating in the development, customization, and maintenance of internal software programs (e.g., Facility Cancer Reporting Application, CERTS , etc.) and facility reporting software products (Abstract Plus and SEER*Abs). The incumbent will also serve on various, related committees and workgroups with partners and stakeholders, such as North American Association of Central Cancer Registries; the American College of Surgeons' Commission; Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results; National Health Institute; etc., and develop materials and presentations for assigned meetings and conferences. Other related duties as assigned.

    Colleen G. Sherman, MS, RHIA, CTR
    Assistant Director, Bureau of Cancer Epidemiology and
    Director, New York State Cancer Registry

    New York State Department of Health
    150 Broadway, Suite 361
    Albany, NY 12204-2719
    (518) 474-0971 | (518) 473-5951|