Trauma Data Registrar- Part time

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016

Children's Hospital of MI Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Title
Trauma Data Registrar- Part time

Job Location Name
Children's Hospital of MI

Job Description
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures the Trauma Data Registrar is responsible for identifying and abstracting trauma registry data cases by referencing primary and secondary sources of information; including abstracting information from EC Trauma Log, EMS runs sheets, computer systems and EMR on Chart, medical records, rounding independently or with TPM (Trauma Program Manager) and TMD (Trauma Medical Director) as needed to abstract information regarding treatment protocols/data/chart information etc. The registrar enters patient data into trauma registry according to established state and national protocols. Upload trauma date to National Trauma Data Base, State Data Base and Michigan TQIP. Completes each identified patient record in a timely manner as requested by the TPM; Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible. Directs preparation of records such as agenda, notices, minutes and resolutions for meetings. Composes and prepares confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents. Network with other Trauma Registrars and attend Registrar seminars/classes and additional educational classes or meetings requested by the TPM/TMD

Minimum Qualifications
1. Trauma Registrar Course with two years work experience in ICD9/10 CM coding and trauma AIS/ISS coding/scoring coding or
2. (RHIT) Registered Health Informative Technician, Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or other coding certification related to the specialty area (i.e. Certified AIS Coder)
3. Education in advanced medical terminology and human anatomy and/or physiolgy and disease process preferred.
4. Must have Trauma Registrar Course (ATS American Trauma Society basic/ or advanced) or will take within six months of hire date.
5. At least 6 months of experience with ICD E-coding/ICD Procedure coding, TRISS scoring, trauma database (NTRAC, Trauma Base etc).

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