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Trauma Registrar
Summary
Title:Trauma Registrar
ID:118174
Department:Patient Business Services
Location:Sacramento, CA
Description
****NOTE: Must be CAISS.(Certified Abbreviated Injury Scale Specialist) OR CSTR (Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries) certified. (must have a least one certification).


This is an onsite only position.
We are willing to bring in non-local candidates for this role.
Will pay for the initial flight for the job and the return flight home. Will also pay for the hotel, car rental and a per diem. Will NOT pay for flights home between the start and end of the project. 


Minimum Education - Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
**Preferred Education:  Bachelor or Associates degree preferred.

REQUIRED:
Experience: 7 years Administrative Support OR 3 years functional analytical experience.
Certification: Must be CAISS or  CSTR certified. (must have a least one certification).
 
DUTIES:
1. Trauma Registry
2. SUPPORTS THE TRAINING OF NEW TRAUMA REGISTRARS: Has the skills and experience training novice trauma registrars to be competent to independently manage the entire trauma registry process, data entry, and reporting.


I PARTICIPATES IN THE DAILY OPERATIONS OF THE TRAUMA REGISTRY 

Abstracts data, performs data entry, validation, analysis as needed to maintain the Trauma Databases in a concurrent state within 60 days after discharge 
Determines ICD10 procedure, mechanism (e-codes), and injury codes and AIS05 severity codes appropriate for injuries and complications/ PI Issues throughout the medical record 
Participates in evaluation of trauma patients and the system through report-writing and graphic presentation of the data at monthly PIPS meetings as well as other analyses as required 
Participates in reports as requested by the trauma medical director trauma program manager, and trauma quality registrar through data abstraction, data analysis, data validation 
Assists with maintenance of the registry data points to meet ACS standards as well as state, county, and national requirements for data 

II MAINTAINS THE IN-HOUSE TRAUMA LOG 
Identifies new trauma patients and maintains the log of current trauma patients through evaluation of the in-house census and emergency department log; includes repatriations 
Disseminates the list daily to the direct patient care providers as assigned, specifically the trauma program manager, trauma CNS, and trauma medical director 
Performs other duties and special assignments as assigned. 

III SUPPORTS TRAUMA PROGRAM OPERATIONS AND THE TRAUMA PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM 
Prepares data for quarterly EMS/Trauma Audit Committee for Solano County. Prepares reports to support ongoing program planning, site survey preparation, research projects, PIPS meetings, individual patient audits, and other required reports 
Assists with the identification of trends in patient care, complications, and/or PI audits and reports these promptly to the Trauma Program Manager/Trauma Medical Director. 
Prepares for and attends PIPS meetings as a trauma data resource. Attends county and statewide trauma related meetings as required 
Supports the Trauma Program through registry analysis of common mechanisms and locations for prevention initiatives as requested 


IV.  PARTICIPATES IN MONITORING COMPLIANCE WITH TRAUMA SERVICE STANDARDS OF PATIENT CARE

Audits Trauma Registry on a monthly basis for data validation and completeness
Reports performance improvement and complication issues to Trauma Program Manager/Trauma Medical Director.

Assists with the research of performance improvement issues identified as appropriate
Maintains and enhances current trauma knowledge through attendance at appropriate trauma conferences/meetings and participation in local and national level trauma registry projects to include trauma registry, ICD10 coding, AIS severity coding, and trauma performance improvement courses.
Provides list of incomplete charts to the Director of Health Information Management.
Communicates documentation/care issues to the Trauma Program Manager/Trauma Medical Director.


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