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Trauma Registrar

Company: Virginia Mason Memorial
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Remote position after on-site training has been completed
All staff members at Yakima Valley Memorial must be in compliance with our Vaccination Policy, which includes the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccine, by their first day of employment.
Actual pay rate will be calculated based on relevant years of experience and education/certification requirements.
ROLE SUMMARY
Ensures that the Trauma Registry contains accurate, detailed, reliable, and readily accessible information needed to support the operations and quality initiatives of the organization. Responsible for the collection and abstraction of Trauma Registry data. Ensures database meets state and national Trauma criteria. The Trauma Registrar maintains the confidentiality of the registry data and provides registry data as appropriate for quality improvements.
VALUES
Demonstrates behaviors which contribute to the growth and achievement of Memorials mission and fiscal health:
+ Is respectful of all people, internally and externally, to establish positive relationships.
+ Demonstrates properly placed accountability for performance and organizational commitments.
+ Increases effectiveness through collaboration and a high degree of teamwork.
+ Practices intentional stewardship by careful and trustworthy use of resources and relationships.
+ Promotes growth and change management by focusing on innovation to provide high quality service and results.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
+ Performs data collection and coding of clinical and follow-up data from various sources within the organization into Trauma Registry database.
+ Collaborates with physicians, nurses, other members of the Trauma team, and trauma patients to perform trauma registry functions.
+ Ensures registry accuracy in a timely manner.
+ Performs high quality data entry and abstraction, adhering to of required state and national trauma data guidelines.
+ Participates in quality assurance, data validation, and improvement activities to ensure accuracy of data collection and timely submission.
+ Applies mapping concepts, and validates mapping of registry software for Trauma Quality Improvement Program, National Trauma Data Bank, and Washington State programs.
+ Resolves routine coding issues 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 preventions and community safety.
+ Maintains proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint to report and present statistical and clinical data to leaders and other stakeholders.
+ Analyzes data and supports trauma performance improvement and research by identifying variations in patient care delivery, and measuring clinical outcomes parameters and benchmarks.
+ Maintains proficiency in ICD-10 coding
+ Maintains ability to work independently on assigned projects, and recommends improvements to the process of collecting, maintaining, and reporting patient information.
+ Collaborates with a wide variety of health care professionals.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Completion of ICD-10 coding program required. Completion of American Trauma Societys Trauma Registrar Course and the Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicines Injury Scaling course required within one year of hire. Experience: Minimum of one year of coding experience required. Experience working with registry databases preferred. Healthcare administration experience preferred. . Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite required. Medical terminology knowledge required. Data abstraction experience required.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Certified Abbreviated Injury Scale Specialist (CAISS) and Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries (CSTR) preferred.
ABOUT US:
Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is primarily a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM extends beyond the existence of a community hospital, including a multispecialty team of more than 200 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.
As the regions leading health care provider and Yakimas largest employer, we believe that by improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important vision, our diverse workforce bands together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike.
We believe that the way we treat our patients, and our fellow employees is a vital part of the job we do every day. Together, we can create loyal, enduring partnerships with our patients, our community, and one another; while staying focused on improving the quality of life for our patients and the overall quality of the organization. At Yakima Valley Memorial, we listen to staff ideas and empower them to innovate and create changes.
At YVM, we are committed to establishing a diverse and encouraging workplace that supports all employees, appreciating their unique backgrounds and experiences. We believe our culture enables us to meet our mission and values while serving patients, current employees, and any prospective employees in the Yakima Valley. We hope you join us in our passion for delivering remarkable patient care and on whats most important to us making you better so our patients get better.
WHAT WE OFFER:
At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. We recognize that our staff is our most valuable resource! We are proud to offer all employees an excellent Total Rewards Package that is well-rounded in the elements that matter to you and your family. Our goal is to attract, retain, and motivate high-quality staff members to continue contributing to patient care locally in the Yakima Valley. These offerings include:
HEALTH
We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans to meet the needs of you and your family. Benefits include:
+ Offerings of two (2) medical plans covering a range of providers and services within the Yakima Valley and beyond
+ Saving and spending accounts to set money aside tax-free for health care and dependent care expenses, including a Health Savings Plan (HSA) that ranks above all Health Care 500+ and Fortune Best Benchmarks with a generous employer contribution
+ Access to virtual care
+ Variety of wellbeing programs, resources and initiatives
FINANCIAL
+ Retirement Plans: We offer pre-tax and Roth voluntary 401k programs for employees to contribute into. In addition to your contributions, after one year of employment we offer a generous double match which consists of the following:
+ We will match on your 401k deferrals, assuming a minimum contribution.
+ We will contribute a flat percentage of your eligible income into your 401k account. All contributions are 100% employee vested immediately.
+ A competitive compensation program: A market-driven compensation program that rewards employees for their experience -- with potential opportunities for degree and certification pay, recognizing employees for their skills and initiative to grow. Opportunities are offered for performance-based bonuses to reward the dedication and innovation of our staff and leaders.
+ Additional perks that inspire our employees to thrive, grow, and be well, including:
+ A generous Employee Assistance Program
+ On-Site Employee Health Clinic
+ Fitness and wellness Partnerships
+ A Tuition reimbursement program
+ On-Site Childcare
At YVM, we:
+ Improve the patient experience of care, the health of our community, and the work life of our team members, all while reducing the cost of health care
+ Provide culturally compassionate healthcare to all patients
+ Drive toward better healthcare outcomes and experiences
+ Aim to be proactive and agile as the healthcare industry changes
Our core purpose is to inspire people to thrive! Please join us as we create a healthy Yakima, one person at a time.
Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.

Keywords: Virginia Mason Memorial, Yakima , Trauma Registrar, Other , Yakima, Washington

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