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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA BH50 - Trauma Registry Data Coordinator in Charleston, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Hours per week: 40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day/8:30A-5:00P

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Salaried

Job Summary/Purpose : The Trauma Registry Data Coordinator reports to the Trauma Program Manager. Under limited supervision, The Trauma Registry Data Coordinator functions as a working supervisor and is responsible for all components of trauma registry operations including: data collection, data entry and retrieval, data quality and integrity, data analysis. This role interacts with national and state regulatory agencies providing data as required by the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma, and the State of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and successful completion of a medical terminology course, a medical records ICD-10-CM and coding class, and five years of trauma registry experience abstracting charts for a large volume trauma center required; Bachelors or Master’s degree is preferred. Certified Trauma Registrar (CSTR) required.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and/or Certified Trauma Registrar (CSTR) preferred.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to perform ‘pinching’ operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 30 lbs. from/to floor from/ to 36 inches unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 30 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to push/pull objects to 30 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Infrequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movement. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)