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Texas Health Resources Trauma Registrar - Trauma in Plano, Texas

Trauma Registrar - Trauma Department

Fast-paced, high volume Trauma department is looking for top skilled Trauma Registrars. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Plano - 6200 W Parker Rd, Plano TX 75093

Work hours: Full -Time - 40 hours a week - flexible. May have the ability to work remote a few days of the week. During orientation the hours are Monday-Friday 0800-1700.

Trauma Department highlights:

  • Level II Trauma facility since 2017

  • Over 2000 patients tracked annually in the trauma registry

  • Dedicated team members

Here’s What You Need

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent Require And

  • Associate's Degree Health Information or related field Preferred And

  • ATS or equivalent Trauma Registrar Course Preferred And

  • AAAM injury coding course Preferred

  • CAISS and CSTR Preferred

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

  • 1 Year Medical records experience Preferred

  • Other Trauma Registrar Certification Upon Hire Preferred

  • 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.

What You Will Do

  • 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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Trauma Registrar

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness as well as several other benefits.

  • A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

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  • Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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