Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The Trauma Registrar is an integral member of the Trauma Program
and its performance improvement initiatives. Under the direction of
the Trauma Program Manager, the Trauma Registrar is responsible for
abstraction, collection, coding, entry, and report generation of
all data that is entered into the Trauma Registry as required by
the State of Michigan, the National Trauma Data Bank, and the
American College of Surgeons. The Trauma Registrar is tasked with
concurrent abstraction and entry of accurate and valid data of all
trauma patients at MidMichigan Health subsidiaries as applicable
and ensuring that all records are completed within the mandated
times set forth by the American College of Surgeons. The Trauma
Registrar, in collaboration with the Michigan Trauma Total Quality
Improvement Process (MTQIP) Clinical Reviewer, is also responsible
for the abstraction and entry of all Trauma Quality Improvement
Process (TQIP) and MTQIP data to the standards set forth by those
value collaborative. The Trauma Registrar maintains patient
confidentiality at all times in compliance with hospital policy and
State and Federal regulations. The Trauma Registrar will have a
primary assignment and may be given other assignments or may be
asked to cover other subsidiaries as determined by leadership.
Travel may be required as determined by leadership.
(60%)* Performs concurrent and accurate data collection and entry
into the Trauma Registry of all data elements mandated by the
National Trauma Data Bank, TQIP, MTQIP, and the trauma program for
all trauma patients at assigned MidMichigan Health
(30%)* Analyzes patient data in order to properly code all patient
diagnoses and procedures by using the International Statistical
Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD-10 or
current version) and Association for the Advancement of Automotive
Medicine Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) guidelines.
(10%)* Ensures that all trauma patients' data is entered into the
Trauma Registry within an acceptable time frame that meets or
exceeds regulatory expectations.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in quality assurance and improvement activities to
ensure accuracy of data collection and timely submission of data
according to State Trauma Registry and/or the American College of
Surgeons. Resolves routine coding issues/problems and appropriately
seeks assistance from the Trauma Program Manager when needed.
Participates in internal and external community outreach and injury
Participates in, and provides data/reports for, the Performance
Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS) committee.
Generates reports and analyzes data at the request of the Trauma
Program Manager and/or Trauma Medical Director for use in PIPS
Identifies medical complications and areas for performance
improvement in patient care and reports them promptly to the Trauma
Program Manager. Participates in continuing educational
opportunities to maintain and expand Trauma Registry base knowledge
Provides registry analysis and reports at the request of medical
personnel and medical staff at the approval of the Trauma Program
Manager and/or Trauma Medical Director.
Submits registry data to the National Trauma Data Bank as required
by the American College of Surgeons.
Submits registry data to the State of Michigan as required by
designation standards. Submits registry data to MTQIP and TQIP as
Responsible for any additional duties assigned by the Trauma
Program Manager within scope of ability and practice.
All other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
New hires and transfers must be RHIA or RHIT eligible and
successfully complete the certification exam within 6 months of
hire and maintain the certification to meet the requirements of the
Associates Degree required
Minimum of 2 years of related health care experience.
ICD-10 coding course, or current version, within one year of
American Trauma Society Trauma Registrar Course, or State
equivalent, within one year of hire. Association of the Advancement
of Automotive Medicine's Injury Scaling Course within one year of
Must possess a high level of computer proficiency including
advanced typing skills.
Previous experience and proficiency with Electronic Medical Records
Must possess proficient knowledge of medical terminology. Must
possess strong interpersonal skills. Must possess or be willing to
gain expertise in ICD-10 coding, AIS coding, E-Codes, and Injury
Must possess and demonstrate knowledge of basic human anatomy.
MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and
employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows. An
employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.
Paramedic certification or LPN licensure and/or Medical Coding
Data base registry experience preferred.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted
device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as
outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time. May
require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially
infectious material. Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne
pathogen and TB testing as required.
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these
movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Sedentary. Must be able to occasionally
(0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 0-10 lbs.
Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Trauma Registrar, Other , Midland, Michigan
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