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:

218 - Cancer Registrar I - Repost

Department of Cancer Registry – MacCharles

Competition #: 218-19-715566701

Closing Date: September 17, 2019

  • Permanent
  • Full-Time
  • (1.0 EFT)


Reporting to the Manager of the Cancer Registry, the incumbent participates in the collection, abstraction, and analysis of complex medical data for the Provincial Cancer Registry.  Accurately encodes all related cancer data from cytology and pathology reports, autopsy reports, report of malignant neoplasm, admission/separation data from the provincial hospital abstracting system, vital statistics death listings, hospital, and clinic charts into the computerized cancer registry data base. Maintains confidentiality, has the ability to work independently, or in a team setting and is willing to assume a variety of assignments as required.



  • Graduate of a recognized Health Information Management Program (2 year)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook)
  • ICD 9- CM/ICD10 (International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification) and CCI (Canadian Classification of Interventions) coding.
  • Excellent oral/ written communication and organizational skills
  • Sound judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to legally work in Canada
  • Must have a satisfactory employment record


  • Experience working in a Cancer Registry Department
  • Experience with ICD-O 3rd Edition (International Classification of Diseases for Oncology)


  • Knowledge of SEER (Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results Program) Multiple Primary and Histology coding rules and/or SEER Solid Tumor Rules
  • Experience in MAXON Plus, Varian MedOncology, and Enterprise Viewer/Client Registry computer systems
  • Ability to speak French

Salary: As per CUPE Collective Agreement


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.

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 to:

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