Trauma Registrar

 
Position: Trauma Registrar

Job ID: 152870

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TRAUMA PROGRAM

Talent Area: Professional - Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am - 5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We’re looking for a Trauma Registrar – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will work as part of the Trauma Service to achieve high quality, cost-effective health care throughout our client’s IDS. You will work closely with other departments to maintain the licensing requirements for the organization and facilitate the performance improvement process by providing accurate and timely data.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Completion of paramedic training program or
  • Completion of vocational nursing program or
  • Diploma in nursing, associate’s degree, or bachelor’s degree required
  • RN, CSTR, or CAISS certification required
  • 5 years’ experience in hospital trauma registry, coding, or clinical research including a minimum of 2 years in trauma registry required
  • An active RN license at the time of hire may substitute for the 5 years of required experience


Qualifications:

  • Maintains Trauma registry
  • Abstracts required information into the Trauma Registry and coordinates the reporting of data to the Department of State Health Services Trauma Registry as set forth in the Texas Health and Safety Code
  • Coordinates internal and external data reporting
  • Ensures accurate and error free data reporting to DSHS at least quarterly
  • Supports research activities
  • Conducts special projects and assignments at the direction of the Trauma Coordinator or Trauma Medical Director
  • Participates in the gathering of data for approved research projects
  • Ensures data accuracy and completeness prior to release
  • Ensures accurate and error free data reporting to NTDB yearly during the call for data
  • Performs regular data entry quality checks between registry staff


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