Coord EMS Trauma Registrar

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 175806-1A
Date Posted: Jun 20, 2022
Category: Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.


Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.


About the Job

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Trauma Program Manager, identifies all relevant patients for the Trauma registry for concurrent data abstraction.  Collects, retrieves and enters all data using the Trauma Registry database. Ensures accuracy and integrity of data collected and entered.

Position Duties & Responsibilities:

Work with the Trauma Program Manager to provide accurate and up to date monthly data for all Trauma-related reporting.

Facilitates development of a streamlined flow of data into the registry from concurrent sources.

Informs the Trauma Program Manager and the Trauma Medical Director of any concerns regarding inaccurate data or data sources.

Coordinate with the medical record staff to maximize efficiency in abstracting the required data elements from the medical record and other available sources.

Consistently produces completed abstractions as well as data entry on a monthly basis no later than two months of patient discharge.
Collaborates in a professional manner with all members of the healthcare team to promote the goals and objectives of the Trauma Program.
Report critical gaps in the presence of medical record documentation to the Trauma Program Manager.

Create PI reports on all trauma patients and report to various departments/agencies as needed

Complete 4 hours of registry specific continuing education per year.

Scheduled Hours

Per diem, hours assigned as needed.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Professional Qualifications:

General knowledge of medical record-keeping principles and practices.
General knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology sufficient to evaluate, abstract, and code specific diagnosis and treatment information from patient'? medical chart.


Two (2) years college or equivalent with additional training in medical terminology and anatomy. 

Special Skills: 

Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to exercise good judgement. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Ability to train new and existing staff members. 


Responsible for accurate selection of diagnosis and procedures and appropriate codes; determination of correct principal diagnosis and procedure, correct ICD-9 assignment.  Responsible for auditing inpatient and outpatient coding and documentation compliance.