The Trauma Registrar is responsible for the collection, entry, abstraction, maintenance and reporting of data for the trauma department as required by appropriate regulatory agencies. Utilizing analytical, cognitive and leadership skills, the registrar shall utilize collected data for research, epidemiology, prevention initiatives and performance improvement. The registrar analyzes and reports on data from state trauma registry and individual facility information. This position works in a matrix or service line environment and requires knowledge of hospital protocols and systems as well as excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Collects and enters data into the registry in accordance with department timelines
Identify and report quality improvement issues identified in the initial data entry of the patient record.
Analyzes and reports on data from state trauma registry and individual facility information.
Downloads data and report from National Trauma Data Bank and State Trauma Registry (MNTrauma).
Maintains security of database to ensure patient confidentiality.
Validates data to ensure the integrity of the registry.
Provides reports from the registry as requested.
Acts as back-up administrative support coverage.
Participate in data related projects or meetings as needed
Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned
High School Diploma or equivalent.
One year of demonstrated experience in hospital programs and processes. This includes the ability to utilize data, knowledge of medical terminology, support and manage change, communicate effectively and work collaboratively with hospital partners.
Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
Associates degree in business or healthcare administration
ICD-9 CM knowledge and CPT coding with AAPC or AHIMA Coding certification
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