TRAUMA REGISTRAR in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 7/30/2018

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Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in eight specialties. With 444 licensed beds and a Level II Trauma Center we are consistently recognized for quality patient care and we were the first hospital in San Diego to be designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nursing Association for excellence in patient care.
Join a winning team supporting the Trauma Administration Department as a Trauma Registrar at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Working together you’ll bring your expertise, compassion and excellence to all we do. 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.
The Trauma Registrar is 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.
This position is FULL TIME, DAYS, VARIED schedule, and located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

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
  • Extensive experience in trauma registry, database management, software expertise will be considered in lieu of degree
Required Certification/Registration:
  • Trauma Registry course completed within twelve months
  • 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
  • IS courses desirable 
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