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The Trauma Registrar, in collaboration with Trauma program leadership, develops and assures the quality and accuracy of the trauma registry database. Identifies cases, abstracts and maintains the trauma registry database according to existing regulatory requirements.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Analyzes and abstracts detailed clinical and administrative data from the medical record to meet hospital, accreditation and regulatory agency requirements.
Initiates and performs required follow up activities to assist in improving clinical outcomes.
Conducts and presents trauma registry reports. Responds to request for information utilizing available trauma related database resources.
Collects trauma data for injury research and prevention, as well as quality improvement tracking. Assures accuracy and confidentiality in the handling of all trauma registry related matters.
Runs reports and analyzes data to promote process improvements and optimum patient care. Consults with physicians or other clinical staff as needed for the assistance with acquiring trauma case reporting information.
Reports and transmits hospital data in a timely and complete manner as required to relevant reporting agencies.
Works closely with trauma leadership, hospital staff members, and physicians to maintain trauma designation status.
Participates in Trauma Performance Improvement Program including data analysis, medical record extrapolation, and data entry for the trauma registry.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy.
Knowledge in Trauma Registry methodology, case abstracting, and data entry.
Knowledge of data integrity and analysis.
Knowledge of International Classification of Diseases (ICD 9 and ICD 10) coding, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and Injury Severity Score (ISS) scoring.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: using required software applications, data entry, information security, electronic medical documentation, hand held scanning and email.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to perform statistical analysis.
Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% - Tuition Reimbursement - PTO accrual beginning Day 1 Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!