Trauma Registrar

Job ID: J113825
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Dec 24, 2017

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW

Completes data collection protocols and conducts chart abstraction for the trauma program.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes concurrent and retrospective data abstraction/submission while ensuring compliance to Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation and all regulatory agency requirements. (80%)
  • Completes case finding protocols to determine inclusion eligibility for trauma and stroke programs. (15%)
  • Interfaces with the medical record department staff to request, acquire, and return closed medical records on a daily basis. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • Experience with coding and medical terminology required.

Preferred

  • Associate's degree preferred.
  • ART, RHIA, RHIT or eligibility for certification preferred.
  • Experience with pre-hospital, emergency, stroke,and/or trauma systems preferred.
  • 2 years patient registry experience preferred.
  • AIS coding preferred.

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