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Texas Health Resources Trauma Registrar – Full Time in Plano, Texas

Trauma Registrar – Full Time

We’re looking for qualified Trauma Registrars like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: 6200 West Parker Road TX 75093-7914

  • Work hours: Full Time – 40 Hours

  • Training Monday-Friday 8am-5pm for 2-3 months

  • Flexible hours Monday-Friday between 7:00am-6:00pm after training

  • Salary range: $24.66 - $38.13 per hour (based on relevant experience)

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano is a 366-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a full range of specialties including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, pediatrics, an adult intensive care unit, state of the art and technologically advanced surgical services and a Level IV NICU. Texas Health Plano has more than 1,600 employees and over 1,360 physicians on its medical staff in more than 65 specialties. The hospital is an Advanced Level III Trauma Facility, accredited Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission, named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Collin County and a Gold-Level Mother Friendly business. Texas Health Plano is the recipient of the Disease Specific Care Certifications from the Joint Commission in Chest Pain, Joint Replacement – Hip and Joint Replacement – Knee and an Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Prefer Associate's degree in health information or related field

  • Prefer ATS or equivalent Trauma Registrar Course

  • Prefer AAAM injury coding course

Experience

  • 1 Year Experience with chart auditing, quality improvement, data entry required Req and

  • 1 Year Medical records experience preferred

  • ICD 10 PCS and ICD 10-CN coding experience strongly preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • Trauma Registrar Certification Upon Hire preferred

  • CSTR Certified Specialist in trauma registries a plus

  • RHIT Registered Health Information Technician Certification strongly preferred

Skills

  • Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and familiarity with statistics with the ability to analyze and draw inferences from statistical data.

  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to function in a fast paced environment.

  • Must demonstrate proficiency with computers and understanding of medical terminology.

  • Ability to use resources of other institutions and physician offices to obtain/analyze trauma related data.

Responsibilities

  • Provides quality, safe patient care and exceptional customer service.

  • Contributes to creating and maintaining a collaborative work environment.

  • Champions actions to reduce/eliminate patient risks.

  • Incorporates customer needs and expectations into daily operations.

  • Collaborates with all customer groups (staff, physicians, patients, family, external customers) to determine customer expectations. Completes daily analysis of medical records for trauma patients and determines eligibility for registry reporting.

  • Maintains registry, orderly records of data to be coded and abstracts.

  • Completes daily obligations addressing case discovery, patient rounds and performance improvement process.

  • Communicates current regulatory requirements and monitors compliance.

  • Performs queries for reports from the trauma registry database.

  • Analyzes data to fulfill administrative and medical staff requests.

  • Downloads essential data to the Texas Department of Health Bureau of Epidemiology on a monthly basis and National Trauma Data Bank annual download.

  • Collects patient care data, identifies and reports significant findings to Trauma Program Manager/Coordinator and Trauma Medical Director. Monitors trauma patient records for quality improvement indicators.

  • Provides quality, patient-centered care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable. Establishes collegial relationships with physicians.

  • Supports and maintains effective communication among physicians, staff and other departments. Consistently promotes a professional image of in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors. Integrates team building strategies and principles of group process in interactions.

  • Provides safe patient care at affordable costs delivered by compassionate caregivers.

  • Identifies ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve those processes.

  • Remains flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

  • Assumes responsibility for and participates in projects as needed.

  • Helps to coordinate care across a broader continuum of patient care including injury prevention, pre-hospital, acute, emergent, and rehabilitation. Integrates the ACS guidelines for trauma patient care into the continuum of patient care. Coordinates efforts in the progressive growth of trauma system. Contributes to unit-based programs. Contributes to research strategies.

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