The trauma registrar is responsible for complete and accurate data collection and maintenance of records for all patients who meet inclusion criteria for the Trauma Registry. Standards for data collection are based on Cook Children’s Medical Center policies and procedures, the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT) and Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMS and Trauma Registry. The Trauma Registrar is responsible for abstracting and entering data into the Trauma Registry accurately, generating reports and performing routine system maintenance. The Registrar will upload registry data to the regional, state and national registries as required and followup on accuracy of the data. The Trauma Registrar is responsible for coordinating the quality review of abstracts entered into the registry. Responsibilities also include assisting with the annual report, conducting a variety of data analysis and reports, coordinating and preparing for survey by the American College of Surgeons. This position requires a background in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, data analysis and collection and relies heavily on diagnosis and procedure coding.
Education & Experience:
High School or Equivalent required
2 years of experience with medical records coding and abstracting preferred.
Experience with injury severity scoring preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and trauma disease processes is essential.
Computer skills essential including excel and word.
Experience with Digital Innovations COLLECTOR a plus.
Certification as Trauma Registrar a plus.
Internal Number: 54666-46717
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.