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Trauma Registrar
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 143489

PeaceHealth is seeking a Trauma Registrar for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY

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

  1. Collect 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.
  2. Maintain Trauma Committee records, minutes, agenda and other appropriate documentation.   Maintain Trauma Program policies, procedures and forms.
  3. Participate in the preparation and maintenance of hospital Trauma Center designation.
  4. Supports concurrent review and data entry as well as ensures data submission to the State in the required timeframe.
  5. Coordinate Injury Prevent database.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

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

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in healthcare (trauma) industry which includes a detailed knowledge of medical terminology, medical records and formal training in ICD-10 coding preferred.
  • Minimum of one year directly related work experience abstracting and coding information using ICD-10 CM and CPT-4 coding systems 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
  • Excellent customer service, communication and public relations skills
  • Strong organizational skills

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE (PHSW):

  • 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).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Administrative; Clinical Support; Other Technicians & Technologists; Professionals - Clinical
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $22.07, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Administrative; Clinical Support; Other Technicians & Technologists; Professionals - Clinical || Full Time || EMERGENCY SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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