Trauma Registrar I
Job ID: R0041076 | Health Services Administrative | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Performs injury-related (trauma) data abstraction. Performs data entry. Follows ICD 10-CM, ICD 10-PCS, and AIS current coding practices. Contributes to performance improvement activities.
  • Determines appropriateness of patient inclusion as set forth by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Trauma Data Standards (NTDS) Data Dictionary as an acute trauma patient.
  • Performs clinical data abstraction of all state and national data elements. Accurately assigns both ICD-10-CM and Abbreviate Injury Scaling (AIS) codes for all injuries to reflect the severity of the injuries for probability of survival calculations.
  • Assigns ICD-10-PCS codes for all procedures performed from time of injury through time of discharge. Collects treatment and outcome information, including hospital events, for internal performance improvement and national benchmarking.
  • Analyzes data for accuracy and performs schematic data validation for all national data elements for chart closure.
  • Coordinates with outside agencies to obtain missing EMS data for chart completion.
  • Assists with maintaining trauma registry concurrency as defined by ACS, as well as confidentiality and security of patient data at all times.
  • Interacts with physicians, nurses, and other members of the trauma team and participates in local, state, and national meetings to maintain continuing education requirements set forth by ACS.
  • Meets national and state trauma registrar standards.
  • Is essential in trauma registry overall function to maintain Level I Trauma Center Verification.

Position Compensation Range: $21.95 - $34.02 Hourly

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent required. College-level course work in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology or equivalent experience in allied health field, trauma preferred.
  • Experience: 2 years of relevant experience preferred. Epic electronic medical record experience preferred.
  • License/Certification: Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries (CTSR) desired.


Physical Demands:

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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