Texas Health Resources Trauma Registrar in HEB, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Trauma Registrar

HOURS:

Monday-Friday 1st Shift

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High School diploma; Associates degree in health information or health related field preferred.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

Experience with chart auditing, quality improvement, data entry required, and one year medical records experience preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Certification as Trauma Registrar desired

AAAM, ATS, Trauma registrar course desired

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, and be familiar with statistics (be able to analyze and draw inferences from statistical data).

Positive interpersonal skills, human relations and oral/written communication skills, organizational skills and attention to details, and 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, physician offices and obtain/analyze trauma related data.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to)

Provide quality, safe patient care and exceptional

-Incorporate 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.

-Complete daily obligations addressing case discovery, patient rounds and performance improvement process.

-Communicate current regulatory requirements and monitor compliance.

-Performs queries for reports from the trauma registry database. Analyzes data to fulfill administrative and medical staff requests. Also

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 and Trauma Nurse Clinicians.

-Monitors trauma patient records for quality improvement indicators.

Provide quality, patient centered care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable

Provide safe patient care at affordable costs delivered by compassionate caregivers

-Identify ineffective and costly processes and take action to improve those processes.

-Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs.

-Assumes responsibility for and participates in projects as needed.

Help to coordinate care across a broader continuum of patient care including injury prevention, pre-hospital, acute, emergent, and rehabilitation.

-Integrate the ACS guidelines for trauma patient care into the continuum of patient care.

Entity Information:

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford is a 296-bed, acute-care facility serving Northeast Tarrant County since 1973. With more than 550 physicians on its medical staff, hospital services include outpatient surgery, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a dedicated oncology unit and cardiac rehabilitation. Texas Health HEB recently received a dual accreditation as a Cycle IV Chest Pain Center and Heart Failure Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and a designated "Baby Friendly" facility by WHO and UNICEF. Our location brings the best of suburban living, offering you the benefits of convenience and solid career opportunities.