Assistant Director, Hospital (Trauma Registrar)

NYC Health + Hospitals
February 28, 2019
New York, NY
Job Type


Under the direction of the Lincoln Trauma Medical Director (TMD), the trauma registrar maintains a trauma registry with data as required at a Level I trauma center. The trauma registrar will perform complex analysis of such data for summary and submission to the national and state registries including the Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP). The trauma registrar will assume responsibility for accuracy, completeness, confidentiality and analysis and interpretation of data. The information from the trauma registry will be used for quality and process improvement and for research.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee the registry and registrars reporting to the trauma program manager (TPM).
  • Coordinates with the Trauma PIPS process in accordance with the American College of Surgeons, assisting in the input of trauma registry data .
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining an injury prevention and educational outreach program; CPI (Child Passenger Safety Instructor) Certification within a year of hire.
  • Adhering to all standards and/or regulations of the Joint Commission, NYDOH, and other appropriate regulatory bodies.
  • Utilizes trauma registry data to develop and direct injury prevention education to the community recognizing population-specific needs.
  • Develops activities based on frequency and seriousness of events, substantial effect on society, proven efficacy and age appropriateness, adequate resources to implement the strategies and measures outcomes.
  • Formulates a plan to identify, select and commit professional staff, agencies and community. Allow development of protocols and materials. Orient and train individuals, groups as well as encourages coalition building.
  • Maintains relationships with state, regional, and national program leaders to promote individual programs effectively.
  • Represents the trauma center at state, regional, and national meetings.
  • Coordinates trauma outreach educational events targeting the public and professional community. Ensures in-house trauma education efforts are consistent with identified areas of need based on findings from the performance improvement and patient safety process.
  • Disseminates information about the trauma program and trauma systems through public trauma events consistent with awarness/educational programs, newsletters. and websites. Participates in local, regional, state and national trauma events consistent with the requirements of a Level I American College of Surgeons (ACS) Trauma Center.
  • Assist with the ACS Site Survey preparation.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Master’s degree in Arts or Science with a specialization in hospital administration, health care administration, administrative medicine or in public health when conferred for a

program in hospital administration, from an approved college or university; or a Baccalaureate degree; and,

  1. One (1) year of administrative experience and background; or,
  2. An equivalent combination of training, education and experience in related fields and educational disciplines; and,
  3. General knowledge of policies and programs utilized in the operation of a health care facility, ability to assimilate and analyze data, to recommend action based on analytical findings, and

to assist in the solution of complex problems in health care administration and management.

Department Preferences

  • American Trauma society Trauma Registry Course, Trauma Injury Prevention Coordinator Course
  • AIS Coding Course
  • ICD 10 for Trauma Registrar
  • Experience as Trauma Registra, Trauma One, NTRACSv5 Trama Sofeware. Medical Billin/Coding background.
  • Experience with Hospital electronic Medical Records.
  • Completion of Anatomy, Physilogy Course, Medical Terminology.
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