Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in Nursing, Medical Informatics, or related field AND a minimum of 3 years related experience in a health care related field OR an equivalent combination of education/certification and experience required. Must have attended the following courses or within 12 months of hire: (1) the American Trauma Societies Trauma Registrar Course or equivalent provided by a state trauma program and (2) the Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine's Injury Scaling Course. Must meet and maintain continuing education requirements as required by both NYS DOH and the American College of Surgeons or other verification designee. CSTR (Certified Specialist in Trauma Registries) preferred. Excellent written/oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required. Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint proficiency preferred. NYS licensed LPN or Certified Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: A vital and integral part of the trauma team, the Trauma Registrar will be responsible for the high-quality detailed data collection and entry, statistics and reporting of data from University Hospital as well as at a Regional Level into the trauma registry. This data collection will be done through both abstraction from patient records as well as concurrent entry during trauma rounds. Additionally, the registrar will generate reports from the database as needed. The Trauma Registrar is also responsible for downloading data for submission to the Department of Health, Bureau of EMS or their designee for inclusion in the New York State Trauma Registry. Reporting to the Trauma Process Improvement Supervisor, this position will also work closely with the Adult and Pediatric Trauma Program Medical Directors, department of surgery, department of nursing and the trauma team.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.