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Trauma Data Analyst / Registrar - Department Of Surgery

Requisition ID:

21155622

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Hartford, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details:

 

Work where every moment matters.

 

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

 

Job Summary:

Responsible for the trauma registry, a data base unique to trauma patients which includes identification, collection, coding, scoring and entering of data into a designated registry data base.  Assures the accuracy of the data that is collected and collaborates with performance improvement and administrative planning. Also ensures that trauma data is retrieved, entered, analyzed and verified in accordance with State and national mandated regulations to ensure American College of Surgeons verification and State designation for Trauma Center status. Assists with quality control activities, information requests and studies as requested. Identifies and maintains data base for trauma cases to meet State requirements and minimal standards of the American College of Surgeons.  In addition responsible for hospital wide quality initiatives and Inter-rater reliability and validation.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Abstracts data from medical records for inclusion into the Trauma Registry database.

 

  1. Performs data analysis and data validation on Trauma Registry Data on a routine basis for data quality and errors and omissions to maintain registry integrity. Links information to the hospital wide quality initiatives.

 

  1. Performs inter-rater reliability and validation to ensure consistent language and definitions.

 

  1. Participates in performance improvement monitoring by gathering data on performance metrics, identifying and reporting complications, and performing analysis of registry data in support of clinical process improvement initiatives.

 

  1. Works with other hospitals within HHC as needed for trauma registry data abstraction, accuracy, validity, completeness of data entry and inter-rater reliability.  Assists those facilities with annual download to State and national trauma registries such as National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) and Trauma Quality Improvement (TQIP).

 

  1. Maintains professional developments such as maintenance of certification Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry.

 

  1. Identifies cases for inclusion into the Trauma Registry Database.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in related field such as Health Information Management, etc.
  • Must complete a minimum of 8 hours of registry-specific continuing education per year
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of fulltime of equivalent in Trauma Registry Practice.
  • CSTR (Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry)
  • Ability to read, write and speak English

We take great care of careers.

 

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 

 
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