Legacy Health

Trauma Registrar

Job Location Emanuel Medical Ctr campus
Position Status Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
20-11746
City
Portland
State/Province
OR
Department
Trauma Registry
Avg Hours Per Week
40
FTE
1.00
Pay Range
USD $23.43/Hr. - USD $33.51/Hr.
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt
Union
Non-union
Work Days
Mon-Fri, no weekends
Shift
Day
Shift Length
8

Overview

Caring for trauma patients takes a team of experts from various fields to deliver the information and insights that make a powerful difference. When it comes to trauma data management, it’s about professionals who can review abstract and validate data for the Trauma Registry, submit data to state and regulatory agencies and work as a liaison between performance improvement functions and the registry.

 

If you possess these skills, and you want to be part of a healthcare community committed to making life better for others, we invite you to consider this opportunity.

 

After 6 to 12 months of training, this position will essentially be working remotely full-time from home.  

 

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in North Portland plays a vital role as a local and regional leader in serious clinical illness or injury. With around-the-clock expertise for critical health issues, including experts in trauma, heart care, burns, significant wounds, stroke, brain surgery and more, Legacy Emanuel is central to the health of our community and critical to the care of the Northwest.

 

 

Responsibilities

The Trauma Registrar collects, abstracts and enters clinical data for all trauma patients admitted to or evaluated by the trauma service. Data is entered into the pre-defined database to ensure the hospital remains compliant with all standards as they relate to Joint Commission, American College of Surgeons (ACOS), National Trauma Database (NTDB) and the State of Oregon.

Qualifications

Education:

Successful completion of AHIMA approved program or college degree in a health-related field.

 

Experience:

Three years inpatient ICD-9(10) coding and/or Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) coding and trauma registry abstracting preferred.

 

Certification/Licensure:

Certified Trauma Registrar preferred, or certification completed 1 year from hire. RHIA, RHIT, CCS or other equivalent certification preferred.

 

Skills:

Computer and encoder skills.

Ability to accurately perform ICD-9(10) and AIS coding.

Capable of moderate keyboarding speed.

Ability to read and understand medical terminology.

 

LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:

Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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