The incumbent prioritizes and coordinates the activities for the Trauma Registry in order to meet schedules and deadlines, and maintains current and accurate procedures and practices.
Performs a variety of data collection activities from direct chart abstraction and enters into a comprehensive computerized data management system. Incumbent acts as a liaison/facilitator with the Trauma Program Manager, Medical Director and QI Coordinator to provide reports on a
scheduled and ad hoc basis. 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 and is concerned with and active in the improvement of Trauma Program within the facility.
Required: 2 years of experience with abstracting, entering, analyzing and maintaining Trauma Registry database in compliance with state regulations and certification requirements. Experience using trauma scaling and scoring tools. Abstracting data from electronic medical records.
Intermediate level computer skills including understanding and knowledge of data entry, data abstraction and keyboarding. Knowledge of office equipment and clerical skills. Experience in Excel and Database Management.
Certified Specialist Trauma Registries (CSTR). Internal Trauma Coordinator Registrar hired before 6/5/2017 are exempted from the CSTR requirement but encouraged to obtain.
Preferred: Recent experience in Trauma Center, Cerner training . medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and working knowledge of ICD 10 coding AIS Injury scoring and Health Information Management.