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RN Trauma Registry Coordinator

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Shift: 7:00-3:30p M-F

Must be an RN


Responsible for the management of all components of the Trauma Registry and trauma informatics, including clinical case review, data retrieval and collection, statistics, analysis, and presentation both internally and externally. Must be comfortable with both interpretation of clinical care and advanced computing and database administration. Also serves to promote injury prevention and trauma education in a variety of ways such as teaching classes, conducting safety fairs and screenings, and representing Beaumont Health at community events.


Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

  • NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
  • Relocation assistance
  • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

    1. Identify all trauma activations, admissions, transfers, and deaths, using clinical identifiers and strict inclusion/exclusion criteria as defined by the American College of Surgeons.

    2. Manage the Trauma Registry database by direct abstraction of clinical information based on National Trauma Data Standards (NTDS), including the identification of all injuries, procedures, comorbidities, complications and outcomes.

    3. Review clinical records across the continuum of care, including EMS reports, police reports, (if available), the Emergency Department, Surgery, and inpatient records, and apply appropriate Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) scores, International Classification of Diseases (ICD) diagnostic codes, operative codes, and E-codes.

    4. Identify performance improvement events and resolve or escalate as appropriate, with guidance from the Trauma Program Manager.

    5. Maintain registry software and coordinate required data submissions (NTDB, MDHHS, TQIP, MTQIP).

    6. Analyze benchmark reports and assist with performance improvement plans.

    7. Utilize registry data to synthesize routine and ad hoc reports to support research, performance improvement and injury prevention initiatives and track effectiveness of implemented programs.

    8. Develop and/or participate in injury prevention programs as dictated by the needs of the community and trauma program.

    9. Maintain accurate records of events, programs, meetings, and evaluations.

    10. Represent facility and actively participates in local and statewide registrar and injury prevention committees.

    11. Maintain knowledge of current trauma trends and developments.

    12. Perform routine clerical duties such as maintaining and creating meeting minutes, copying, sorting, logging data, and other tasks as necessary.

    13. Exhibit excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers.

    14. Adhere to department customer service, service excellence, and performance standards.

    15. Demonstrate personal commitment to the Organization's core values through active involvement in the performance improvement process.

    16. Demonstrate safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.

    This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.


    1. Support the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrate personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.

    2. Exhibit excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promote positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.

    3. Support and adheres to all Beaumont Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Support and participate with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.

    4. Adhere to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information.

    5. Support and participate in a collaborative team-oriented environment - cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.

    6. Support, cooperate with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follow safety rules - including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.

    7. Complete all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization.

    8. Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    A. Education / Training: Associate degree in Nursing required, Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Trauma Registrar courses required within six months of hire (American Trauma Society Registrar Course and Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Injury Scaling Course), and TNCC provider status within one year of hire. Must maintain eight hours of registry-specific continuing education annually.

    B. Work Experience: Two years of recent nursing experience in the emergency department, critical care, or surgical services with increasing responsibility and interest in trauma care. Teaching or training program experience desired. Computer and Internet experience including comfort with the Windows and MS Office programs and the ability to manage and manipulate a large database.

    C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: Current active and unrestricted Michigan RN Licensure.

    D. Other Qualifications: Quality Improvement and data collection experience preferred. Must be able to organize, record, and abstract data from computer systems and patient charts to maintain trauma registry and produce various reports. Must possess interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with children, adults, and colleagues to promote injury prevention and the trauma program. Must be familiar with all hardware used within the Hospital, i.e., work stations and printers, audio-visual equipment, and medical equipment associated with area of education.


    A. Physical Effort: Mental/visual stress related viewing of computer screens and printed material for prolonged periods. Prolonged periods of sitting. The job involves some walking and light lifting.

    B. Work Environment: Work is generally performed in a normal office environment with minimal exposure to noise, heat, dust, etc. May be required to work at off-hours, weekends, or longer than average hours at times. May have work in a variety of settings inclusive of retail, schools, offices or manufacturing.

    Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Royal Oak , RN Trauma Registry Coordinator, Healthcare , Royal Oak, Michigan

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