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Facility: Bismarck Medical Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 300 7th St, Bismarck, ND 58501,
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: 27.50
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
Performs basic data collection of demographics and coding of
clinical and follow-up data from all sources into trauma registry
Interacts with physicians, nurses, and other members of the
trauma team and trauma patients to perform trauma registry
Keeps registry current as defined by the American College of
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
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).
Completion of ICD-10 Coding Program or equivalent
If not previously completed, within one (1) year of hire
- The American Trauma Society’s Trauma Registrar Course or
equivalent provided by a state trauma program AND
- 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
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
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Job Function: Quality and Risk Management
Req Number: R-69249