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Trauma Registrar - Trauma Services (Full-Time) Job in Akron, Ohio US

Trauma Registrar - Trauma Services (Full-Time)


Posted: 11/20/2019 - Expires: 2/18/2020

Job ID: 213907862

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

Shift Information: Day Job

(4) 9 hour shifts. Flexible day shifts.

Position Summary:

Performs complex technical analysis of trauma patient data. Responsible for obtaining, abstracting, correcting and entering appropriate patient data, both concurrently and retrospectively on trauma patients.  Analyzes and interprets all available patient data to determine extensive coding classifications including ISS scores utilizing ICD-10 and AIS coding.  In addition, responsible for compiling statistics, preparing reports, generating reports on trauma populations and performing data searches for trauma related research projects.   Directly responsible for submitting data to the National, Regional and State of Ohio trauma data bases.

Schedule: (4) 9 hour shifts a week. Mon-Friday. Flexible day shift hours.


High school diploma or GED equivalent required.  Associate's degree in Health Information Technology or previous experience with trauma registry/database systems is preferred.  Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required.  Detail oriented with the ability to organize/complete work under deadlines.  A working knowledge of trauma, medical terminology and anatomy is required.  Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel required.  Familiarity with ICD-9 coding, AIS/ISS coding is preferred.  Must be able to work independently.  Within three years of employment, achievement of becoming either a Certified Specialist in Trauma Registry or a Certified Registered Health Information Technologist.

Akron Children's Hospital is an 

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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