HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Trauma Registrar in Plano, Texas

A 400 bed, full-service, acute-care facility and Level II Trauma Center, The Medical Center of Plano has over 1000 physicians on staff representing 70 specialties and sub-specialties, a medical support staff of over 1400 employees and a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs. The 53-acre campus includes the main hospital and medical offices, a comprehensive cancer-treatment center, the Surgery Center of Plano and the Center for Lifestyle Enhancement. As a member of the HCA family, your potential for achievement, variety and career growth are substantial.

In collaboration with the Director of Trauma Services, the Trauma Registrar will assist with the coordination and data tracking of the trauma patient’s care throughout the hospital and support the stated mission, vision and values of The Medical Center of Plano and the philosophy of the Department of Nursing.

/POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:/ · Identifies all patient cases that meet criteria for inclusion in the trauma registry database. · Reviews medical records in detail to obtain required elements needed for trauma registry reporting. · Consults with physicians or other clinical staff as needed for the assistance with acquiring trauma case reporting information. · Maintains and updates trauma registry software as needed · Reports and/or transmits hospital data in a timely and complete manner as required by Texas Department of Health and Human Services (State Registry) and the American College of Surgeons (National Trauma Data Bank). · Retrieves and analyzes registry data and disseminates trauma information and reports as requested. · Ensure system is in place to monitor validity of data abstraction and entry · In collaboration with Director of Trauma Services, Trauma Coordinators, and Trauma Medical Director sets standards for data entry, implements necessary procedures, and provide documentation for all registry related functions. · Work closely with Trauma Services Director, Trauma Medical Director, and Trauma Coordinators, hospital staff members, and physicians to maintain trauma designation status. · Actively participates in Trauma Performance Improvement Program including data analysis, medical record extrapolation, and data entry for the trauma registry. · Actively participates in education activities to include trauma registry related education programs. · Participates in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state, and/or national level as needed. · Actively participates in providing outreach education and or data for injury prevention purposes. · Demonstrate commitment to customer focused care, star service and service recovery. · Promote involvement of self and staff in health promotion/educational community activities; community involvement, life time learning and nursing research. · Attendance and being on time, ready to work your scheduled hours is an essential job function.


  • College Degree Preferred Licensure/certification/registration:

  • Preferred Trauma Registry Certification (CSTR) and or Certification in AIS Coding (CAISS)

  • 3 years trauma registry experience

  • Experience with ICD-9 Coding, medical terminology, and or physiology/disease process education

Title: Trauma Registrar

Location: Texas-Plano-The Medical Center of Plano

Requisition ID: 00058-83297