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Trauma Registrar

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Job ID: 1339
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Trauma Registrar for a Part Time, Variable position.  Hourly compensation starts at $22.96, more depending on experience.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

JOB SUMMARY 

  • This is a remote position. In order to qualify you must live in either: Oregon, Washington or Alaska. 
  • This position is responsible for managing Trauma Registry activities and facilitating continuous quality assessment and improvement in the delivery of trauma care by data collection, data management, data analysis, and reporting of trauma program activities and results. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Abstract patient data identified in the Trauma Registry and generate monthly, quarterly and semi-annual reports to state, regulatory and other trauma agencies for the purpose of planning, management, and quality assurance. 
  • If applicable, may maintain: Trauma Committee records, minutes, agenda and other appropriate documentation; Trauma Program policies, procedures and forms. 
  • Participate in the preparation and maintenance of hospital Trauma Center designation. Supports concurrent review and data entry as well as ensures data submission to the State and other applicable agencies (i.e. National Trauma Data Bank, Trauma Quality Improvement Program, etc.) in the required timeframe. 
  • May coordinate Injury Prevention database.
  • If applicable: facilitate and provide oversight of Trauma Registry updates as required by state DOH; participate and maintain currency of Trauma Registry Data Dictionary; participate in data validation process to ensure data accuracy. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Medical terminology. 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING: 

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in healthcare (trauma) industry which includes a detailed knowledge of medical terminology, and medical records. 
  • Formal training in ICD-10 coding preferred. 
  • Minimum of one year directly related work experience abstracting and coding information using ICD-10 CM inpatient coding experience preferred. 
  • Successful completion of anatomy course preferred. 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 

  • Certified Trauma registrar preferred Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding preferred CCA (Certified Coding Specialist) preferred. 

OTHER SKILLS: 

  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills, including MS Office applications with emphasis on Excel. 
  • Excellent customer service, communication and public relations skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Excellent time management skills. 
  • Ability to work in environment with predetermined productivity standards after orientation and training. 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES 

PeaceHealth – Southwest Medical Center: 

  • Participate in Washington state Trauma System meetings, activities and education which support registry data quality and accuracy. 
  • ICD-10 for Trauma Course successfully completed within 12 months of hire. 
  • Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding certification required within 12 months of hire. 
  • Successful completion of American Trauma Society Trauma Registrar Course within 12 months of hire. 

SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Work requires normal amounts of physical effort at least 66% of the time. 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 10 lbs. or less. 
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. 
  • Job duties occasionally require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (less than 34% of work time).

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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