• Trauma Registrar - I

    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/10/2018 10:25 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE Surgical Specialties Trauma Staff
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Trauma Registrar I, is responsible for administrative and executive support related tasks and projects for the trauma program. This position is responsible for data collection, data entry, data validation and statistical analysis for the Arkansas designated Level 1 Trauma Center as required by the Arkansas Department of Health, and the National Trauma Data Bank with the ability to work independently with little or no supervision.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy



    80% - Performs data abstraction and data entry using established rules and definitions set by the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB), Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP), and Arkansas Trauma Registry (ATR) required standards.   

    10% - Participates in required training and successful application of TQIP, utilization of e-codes, Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and International Classification of Diseases, Tenth (ICD-10) coding.

    10% - Provides administrative support to Program Director, Medical Director, and Chief of Acute Care Surgery, including, but not limited to preparing reports and presentations.  Participation in performance improvement projects and American College of Surgeons (ACS) site survey preparation. May perform other duties assigned.


    High School diploma/GED plus 4 years work experience in an acute care hospital, database management or office administration OR Associate's degree plus 2 years in an acute care hospital, database management or office administration OR Bachelor's degree required.


    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology, and medical terminology. 
    • Experience with data abstraction. 
    • Experience with outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.
    • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and excellent organizational skills.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Trauma registry experience.
    • AIS/ISS, ICD-10 coding experience.
    • CSTR, CAISS national certification.
    • SAP experience.

    Salary: Negotiable


    UAMS is an inclusive Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. 

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Never
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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