The Trauma Data & Injury Prevention Coordinator assumes primary responsibility, in conjunction with the Manager, Trauma Program, for data collection, both abstracting and analyzing, data entry of the trauma patient population. He/she is also responsible for State Registry data submission/distribution and report generation to/for the Manager, the Medical Director, and/or the Trauma Committee, within a designated time frame, or upon request.
EDUCATION: Associate Degree in health-related field or equivalent and relevant work experience of at least two years. Proficiency in medical terminology is an essential skill which is required. Experience that includes a strong emphasis on data integrity and analysis is also required. Trauma coding experience in AIS/ISS, and ICD-10 is preferred, or course completion upon hire will be expected. Awareness of, or willingness to learn, the role of trauma outreach and prevention is required.
CERTIFICATION: Coding certification is preferred.
SKILLS: Demonstrates strong analytical and communication skills; excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize requests and assignments; self-directed with the initiative to function independently as needed. Possesses strong computer skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year of experience working in a clinical setting is preferred, along with experience with data entry, prevention activity development, and outreach to community stakeholders.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION: Reports directly to the Manager, Trauma Program.
- Bloodborne Pathogen- A
- Normal light, heat, air, and space in a work environment
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle prolonged, extensive or considerable sitting/standing, and computer work. Has knowledge of and uses good body mechanics. Hearing and visual acuity are within normal or correctable limits. Manual dexterity and fine motor coordination required.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.