Dept: Trauma Services
Hours per pay period: 80
Schedule: 06:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Responsible for the abstraction, entry, and submission of data on all trauma patients receiving care at McLaren Macomb. Assists with other aspects of the Trauma Program as assigned.
In conjunction with the Clinical Trauma Registrar, identifies all trauma admissions, transfers, and deaths, using clinical identifiers and inclusion / exclusion criteria defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) through emergency department logs.
Runs the daily trauma rounding list of patients to ensure accuracy based on the emergency department admission logs.
Collects data on every trauma patient using a medical center specific abstract form or through direct entry into the registry. Works with various transferring hospitals, EMS agencies, coroner's offices and other entities as needed for data retrieval.
Ensures accurate and timely entry of data into established database.
In conjunction with the Trauma Department personnel, revises the abstract form to remain current with the required data elements specific to:
State of Michigan
Maintains integrity of registry. Completes a validation tool to ensure accuracy.
High School Diploma or GED
2 years data abstraction / entry. Experience with registry software preferred. Must possess hospital or medical field experience, including a solid understanding and working knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy and physiology.
Successful completion of a Trauma Registry Course and AIS-2005 Course within the first year of employment
Associates degree in health-care related area
Certified Coding Specialist
Previous Registrar and / or medical record experience
Achieve and maintain trauma registrar certification.
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Northern Michigan Hospital