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RN Trauma Registrar, Trauma Registry

Company: Denver Health
Location: Davis
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

We are recruiting for a RN Trauma Registrar, Trauma Registry to join our team!We are here for life's journey.Where is your life journey taking you?Being the heartbeat of Denver means our heart reflects something bigger than ourselves, something that connects us all:Humanity in action, Triumph in hardship, Transformation in health.DepartmentTrauma ServiceJob Summary

This position, under minimal supervision, ensures all aspects of care for the trauma patient are entered into the trauma registry. This position is responsible for abstracting data from the electronic health record in accordance with the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) and state of Colorado standards. Performs a variety of functions to support the collection and coordination of Trauma Performance Improvement statistics with emphasis on data entry into a comprehensive computerized management system. Collects trauma data for injury research and prevention as well as quality improvement tracking and assures accuracy and confidentiality in the handling of all Trauma registry related matters and is concerned with and active in the improvement of trauma Registry Program within the facility. Works collaboratively with the Trauma Nurse Coordinators.

Essential Functions:

  • Confidently navigates an electronic health record for required data (10%)
  • Abstracts, analyzes, and codes details of medical record for trauma registry information (10%)
  • Collect and enter data points into the trauma registry to support the trauma program reporting requirements. (20%)
  • Collect and enter data points into the trauma registry to support the trauma programs performance improvement activities. (10%)
  • Collect and enter data points to support the research activities for trauma (10%)
  • Maintain current knowledge of the Trauma Data dictionary, TQIP and NTDB updates (10%)
  • Abstracts the required average volume of charts on a monthly basis. (20%)
  • Maintain current knowledge in data aggregation, policies and procedures (5%)
  • Participates in departmental educational activities (5%)
    Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree Nursing Required
      Work Experience:
      • 4-6 years 4 years professional nursing Required
        Licenses:
        • RN-Registered Nurse - DORA - Department of Regulatory Agencies Required and
        • CSTR-Certified Specialist Trauma Registries - ATS - American Trauma Society Required
          Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

          • Possess good computer keyboarding skills.
          • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
          • Knowledge of organizational structure, work flow, and operating procedures.
          • Microsoft Office products.
          • Ability to read and interpret clinical data from a medical record.
          • Familiarity with ICD 10 Diagnosis and procedure coding preferred.
          • Familiarity with Abbreviated Injury Scale/ Injury Severity Scores (AIS/ISS) preferred.
          • Experience with computer databases preferred.
            ShiftVaries (United States of America)Work TypeRegularSalary$31.34 - $47.01 / hrBenefits
            • Outstanding benefits including up to 27 paid days off per year, immediate retirement plan employer contribution up to 9.5%, and generous medical plans
            • Free RTD EcoPass (public transportation)
            • On-site employee fitness center and wellness classes
            • Childcare discount programs & exclusive perks on large brands, travel, and more
            • Tuition reimbursement & assistance
            • Education & development opportunities including career pathways and coaching
            • Professional clinical advancement program & shared governance
            • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer+ free student loan coaching and assistance navigating the PSLF program -
            • National Health Service Corps (NHCS) and Colorado Health Service Corps (CHSC) eligible employerOur Values
              • Respect
              • Belonging
              • Accountability
              • TransparencyAll job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 19 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison & Drug Safety, a Public Health Institute, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health values the unique ideas, talents and contributions reflective of the needs of our community. For more about our commitment to diversity visit:

Keywords: Denver Health, Davis , RN Trauma Registrar, Trauma Registry, Other , Davis, California

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