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RN - Trauma Data Registrar - Trauma Service - FT Days

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Bismarck
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Job Description:

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Bismarck Medical Center

Location: Bismarck, ND

Address: 300 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA

Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts

Job Schedule: Full time

Weekly Hours: 40.00

Starting Rate: 27.50

Job Summary

The Trauma Data Registrar is responsible for data collection, both abstracting and analyzing, data entry, and data completion of the trauma patient population. He/she is also responsible for data submission/distribution/report generation to/for the appropriate parties within the designated

time frame. This position assists with projects under the direction of the Trauma Program Manager as indicated. Primary Duties:

Performs basic data collection of demographics and coding of clinical and follow-up data from all sources into trauma registry database.

Interacts with physicians, nurses, and other members of the trauma team and trauma patients to perform trauma registry functions.

Keeps registry current as defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Determines appropriateness of patient entry into the Trauma Registry based on guidelines in the American College of Surgeons “Resources for the Optimal Care of the Injured Patient” as well as the National Trauma Data Standard.

Provides high quality data entry by abstraction of required state and national trauma data elements from the patient chart in real time and retrospectively.

Participates in quality assurance, data validation, and improvement activities to ensure accuracy of data collection and timely submission of data according to State Trauma Registry and the American College of Surgeons Optimal Resource Document for Trauma Centers.

Understands mapping concepts and validates mapping of registry software for Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP), National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), and the state.

Resolves routine coding issues/problems and appropriately seeks assistance from Trauma Program leadership and/or Trauma Registry vendor when appropriate.

Recognizes patterns of mechanism and injury during case abstraction in order to contribute to opportunities for injury prevention and community safety.

Reports data in formats such as Excel and/or PowerPoint for both internal and external consumption (includes statistical,clinical, and research data).

Job Requirements:

Completion of ICD-10 Coding Program or equivalent experience.

If not previously completed, within one (1) year of hire attend:

  1. The American Trauma Society’s Trauma Registrar Course or equivalent provided by a state trauma program AND
  2. The Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine’s Injury Scaling Course


Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing. BSN Required. 3 years recent experience in Trauma nursing preferred.


BCLS and TNCC Required


Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum of two years experience in operational process improvement, clinical, or healthcare management setting preferred. If degree is in nursing, graduate from a nationally accredited nursing program preferred, including, but not limited to, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA).

Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) preferred. If a licensed registered nurse (RN), currently hold an unencumbered RN license with the State Board of Nursing where the practice of nursing is occurring and/or possess multistate licensure if in a Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC) state. Obtains and subsequently maintains required department specific competencies and certifications. Quality improvement/assurance personnel with nursing backgrounds can maintain their license without seeking additional hours based on role’s responsibilities.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Quality and Risk Management

Req Number: R-69249

Featured: No

Keywords: Sanford Health, Bismarck , RN - Trauma Data Registrar - Trauma Service - FT Days, Other , Bismarck, North Dakota

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