Trauma Registrar

in Dallas, TX

Trauma Registrar Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24003136

  • Job Location

    Dallas, TX 75246, US

  • Job Category

    Shared Services

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Day Job

JOB SUMMARY

The Trauma Registrar, in collaboration with Trauma program leadership, develops and assures the quality and accuracy of the trauma registry database. Identifies cases, abstracts and maintains the trauma registry database according to existing regulatory requirements.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

Analyzes and abstracts detailed clinical and administrative data from the medical record to meet hospital, accreditation and regulatory agency requirements.

Initiates and performs required follow up activities to assist in improving clinical outcomes.

Conducts and presents trauma registry reports. Responds to request for information utilizing available trauma related database resources.

Collects trauma data for injury research and prevention, as well as quality improvement tracking. Assures accuracy and confidentiality in the handling of all trauma registry related matters.

Runs reports and analyzes data to promote process improvements and optimum patient care. Consults with physicians or other clinical staff as needed for the assistance with acquiring trauma case reporting information.

Reports and transmits hospital data in a timely and complete manner as required to relevant reporting agencies.

Works closely with trauma leadership, hospital staff members, and physicians to maintain trauma designation status.

Participates in Trauma Performance Improvement Program including data analysis, medical record extrapolation, and data entry for the trauma registry.

KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.

Knowledge in Trauma Registry methodology, case abstracting, and data entry.

Knowledge of data integrity and analysis.

Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD 9 and ICD 10) coding, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and Injury Severity Score (ISS) scoring.

General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.

Verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to perform statistical analysis.

Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

BENEFITS

Our competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

QUALIFICATIONS

- EDUCATION - H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

- EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience

- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION -
      &nbspAbbr. Injury Scale (AAAM AIS): AIS course within 12 months.

      &nbspICD10 Coding Certificate (ICD): ICD course within 12 months.

      &nbspTrauma Data Registry Course (TDRC): Trauma Data Registry course within 12 months.

      &nbspCert Abbrev Injury Scale Spec (CAISS), Certified Trauma Registries (CSTR): CSTR or CAISS within 36 months.

Job Skills

  • documentation
  • data entry
  • medical terminology
  • coding
  • trauma registry methodology
  • patient care
  • anatomy
  • injury severity score
  • abbreviated injury scale
  • software applications
  • data analysis
  • quality improvement
  • abstracting
  • data integrity
  • international classification of diseases

 

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