Performs the primary function of a Trauma Registrar. Compiles and maintains all information related the trauma patient. Inputs trauma data to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services as required. Data analysis and data valididty of the trauma registry. Abilty to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations to the Trauma Program Coordiantor. Assist with the preparation and minutes of Trauma Service meetings. Participates n Quality Improvement activities for the overall improvement of the care of the trauma patient. This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments as needed by the department or program.
- Working knowledge of PC to include software application for word processing, spreadsheet and database is essential.
- Skill in mathematics and statistics.
- Skill in oral and written communication and interpersonal relations.
- Knowledge of anatomy, physiology, medical, and trauma terminology.
- Experience in Trauma Registry/EMS Registry, review of medical records, ICD-10 and E codes.
- Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Have upon hire or successfully complete the American Trauma Society (ATS) Trauma Registry Course or the Texas Emergency, Trauma and Acute Care Foundation (TETAF) Data Management Course and the Assocation for the Advancment of Automitve Medicine (AAAM) Injury Severity Scale Course or other equivalent course approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the Trauma Program Director within twelve (12) months of hire, or as class availability and department demands permit.
- Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry (CSTR) or received within three years of employment.