Responsible for obtaining, abstracting, and entering appropriate patient data, both concurrently and retrospectively on trauma patients along with assigning Injury Severity Scores to patients, in order to maintain a current trauma and burn patient data base for the Trauma and Burn Program. Also, responsible for compiling statistics, preparing reports and performing data searches for trauma related projects. Upholds the standards of the system wide customer services program.
High school graduate or GED equivalent. Medical terminology and working knowledge of hospital medical records system. Strong PC skills. Experience working with data registry input and management of information. Typing of 30wpm. Excellent communication and organizational skills and must be able to work independently.
Anatomy/Physiology Course knowledge. Experience with ICD-9 coding and RHIT (Registered Health Information Technician) certification or nursing background strongly recommended.