Trauma Registrar

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Job Description: The Trauma Registrar enters data in accordance with established standard work to assure the quality and accuracy of the trauma registry database. Identify cases, abstract and maintains the trauma registry database according to existing department protocols and regulatory requirements. This role assures accuracy and confidentiality in the handling of all trauma registry related matters.# The registrar runs established reports as directed to promote process improvements and optimum patient care as requested by trauma leadership. Position Requirements: Minimum Education:# Associate#s Degree.# College level anatomy and physiology course completion. Successful completion of AAAM Coding course or American Trauma Society Registrar course required.# American Trauma Society Registrar advanced course completion preferred. Minimum Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of experience with Medical Records, ICD10 coding or clinical experience is required. Abbreviated Injury Scoring (AIS) and Injury Severity Scoring (ISS) experience is required. Certification Required: Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries (CSTR) preferred.# Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:# Ability to work with databases including data entry, data abstraction, and data validation.# Working familiarity with Epic EMR and trauma registry data bases.# Ability to utilize data from computer-based sources and paper-based sources to generate reports.# Knowledge of Alameda County EMS-A trauma center designation criteria.# Knowledge of ACS verification requirements.# Knowledge of guest relations and hospital and unit resources. Applies this knowledge to contribute to the smooth transfer of information.# #Knowledge of Structure Standards, Procedures, Protocols, Guidelines as needed to perform job functions.# Working knowledge of unit Structure Standards.# Locates and uses appropriately the unit Standards on CHONET, Epic, and/or MEDITECH.# Ability to use appropriately other reference manuals on unit: ICD 10 Manual, UBCHO Trauma One data entry instructions. Demonstrates organizational skills and appropriate prioritization of assigned tasks unit activities. Technical Knowledge: Ability to use a PC running Windows 7 Professional, EPIC, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Trauma Registry Database, and Web-based data warehouse programs. Physical Requirements: Sit: Up to 8 hours/day Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours Reach: Up to 3 hours Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position. Job Description: The Trauma Registrar enters data in accordance with established standard work to assure the quality and accuracy of the trauma registry database. Identify cases, abstract and maintains the trauma registry database according to existing department protocols and regulatory requirements. This role assures accuracy and confidentiality in the handling of all trauma registry related matters. The registrar runs established reports as directed to promote process improvements and optimum patient care as requested by trauma leadership. Position Requirements: Minimum Education: Associate's Degree. College level anatomy and physiology course completion. Successful completion of AAAM Coding course or American Trauma Society Registrar course required. American Trauma Society Registrar advanced course completion preferred. Minimum Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of experience with Medical Records, ICD10 coding or clinical experience is required. Abbreviated Injury Scoring (AIS) and Injury Severity Scoring (ISS) experience is required. Certification Required: Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries (CSTR) preferred. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) certification preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to work with databases including data entry, data abstraction, and data validation. Working familiarity with Epic EMR and trauma registry data bases. Ability to utilize data from computer-based sources and paper-based sources to generate reports. Knowledge of Alameda County EMS-A trauma center designation criteria. Knowledge of ACS verification requirements. Knowledge of guest relations and hospital and unit resources. Applies this knowledge to contribute to the smooth transfer of information. Knowledge of Structure Standards, Procedures, Protocols, Guidelines as needed to perform job functions. Working knowledge of unit Structure Standards. Locates and uses appropriately the unit Standards on CHONET, Epic, and/or MEDITECH. Ability to use appropriately other reference manuals on unit: ICD 10 Manual, UBCHO Trauma One data entry instructions. Demonstrates organizational skills and appropriate prioritization of assigned tasks unit activities. Technical Knowledge: Ability to use a PC running Windows 7 Professional, EPIC, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Trauma Registry Database, and Web-based data warehouse programs. Physical Requirements: Sit: Up to 8 hours/day Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours Reach: Up to 3 hours Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.

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