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ChristianaCare provides the region's most advanced trauma care. ChristianaCare is the only Adult Level-1 trauma center for people who live between Philadelphia and Baltimore as well as within the entire State of Delaware. We seek a Data Collection Specialist for our Trauma Program to abstract, interpret and present data for assigned database or registry with the objectives of assisting performance improvement, care management and demonstrate excellence in health and clinical outcomes. Do you enjoy working with data? Good with numbers?
Work in a role that directly impacts the lives of our patients, staff & community!
Assesses appropriate inclusion/exclusion of data based on defined data dictionary; assists in evaluation of data dictionaries.
Attains and maintains proficiency in data abstraction and entry.
Utilizes basic understanding of ICD-10 coding in daily work routine.
Generates routine and ad hoc reports as directed within required time frame.
Maintains competency in CCS, HIS, Power Chart, Web View and other applications specific to duties (assigned registry, Word, EXCEL, Powerpoint, etc).
Organizes a work plan to achieve assigned project goals or implements an established work plan; makes suggestions to improve efficiency of work.
Evaluates and maintains clear documentation of project achievements based on established goals.
Assists in the identification of issues with data collection methods; assures methods for collection meet/exceed accreditation, regulatory, and institutional standards.
Establishes and performs quality control checks for assigned databases.
Maintains confidentiality of patient/members and staff information; compliant with HIPPA regulations.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy required.
Knowledge of, or experience in any of the following: computers, data abstraction, data entry, clinical experience in patient care, medical records, ICD-10 coding of injuries and procedures, Performance Improvement and physiology and disease processes.
Internal Number: JR54364
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.