TRAUMA REGISTRAR - Part-time - Day in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

The Trauma Registrar is responsible for data collection on all trauma patients and entering this information into the computerized database. Validates data, manages information, creates reports utilized by administration and trauma clinical practitioners for Trauma Center and regional quality management, trauma research, epidemiology, and injury prevention activities. Responsible for coding for ICD 9 N codes, E codes, and AAAM. Responsible for reviewing data for completeness and accuracy prior to submission to county and national data banks. Maintains the database, assuring timely backup and security of patient data. Works collaboratively with the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Medical Director in identifying and trending quality issues. Must be able to work independently, demonstrating dedication, high productivity, and self management in a fast paced environment while meeting strict deadlines.

Job Requirements

Required Education/Experience/Specialized Skills: Working knowledge of ICD- 9 coding, AIS, ISS, and AAAM Coding. Evidence of advanced computer skills: data base maintenance, word processing, spread sheets, graphics. Excellent interpersonal relationships ability to work in a fast paced environment. IS courses desirable. Extensive experience in trauma registry, database management, software expertise will be considered in lieu of degree. Trauma Registry course completed within twelve months.

Required Certification/Registration: Trauma Registry Certification within eighteen months.

Preferred Education/Experience/Specialized Skills/Certification: 2 years experience in coding, data entry, data analysis, medical record abstraction preferred. Previous Trauma Registry experience preferred. BS degree in health related courses preferred

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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