Ascension Health Trauma Registrar - ED Trauma Administration in Detroit, Michigan

Job ID: 254783

Trauma Registrar - ED Trauma Administration

Detroit, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Trauma Registrar

City, State: Detroit,MI

Location: St John Prof Bldg One - 34030

Department: ED Trauma Admin 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 40 hours,Weekly

Schedule: 40 Hours/Week Day Shift (8AM-4:30PM or 9AM-5:30PM); Occasional weekends with advanced notice

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Trauma Registrar manages all components of the Trauma Registry, including data collection, data entry, and data retrieval/statistical conversion.


  • Reviews trauma admission records for data collection and abstraction.

  • Analyzes all records for quality assurance trauma standards recommended by governing bodies and as stipulated by regulatory groups.

  • Performs the abstraction, coding (ICD) and application of all trauma data points in the registry taken primarily from inpatient trauma cases.

  • Apprises program coordinator of all relevant trauma audit filter inconsistencies via periodic quality assurance reports. Produces various other quality assurance reports as directed.

  • Ensures that data required for State and National reporting is abstracted and sent in a timely manner to meet required timelines.

  • Participates in relevant state and national meetings and is a member of appropriate organizations, to include: Michigan Trauma Coalition and Trauma Registrar Committee to meet recommendations and educational requirements set by American College of Surgeons (ACS).

  • Responsible for the assimilation, extraction, and statistical presentation of all trauma registry data, as required by the ACS and NTDB and requested by the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Manager.

  • Collaborates with the Trauma Program Manager in the conversion of ICD codes to trauma scoring systems and serves as a liaison with the Trauma Program Manager to ensure accuracy of the registry data.



  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Registered Health Information Administrator or eligible or Registered Health Information Tech (RHIT) preferred.


  • Associate's degree in Health Information Management or Coding required or graduate of an accredited school of Accredited Record Technology required, or completion of a correspondence course of medical records personnel conducted by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) required

Work Experience:

  • Coding, medical terminology, and medical record abstraction experience preferred. Previous experience with trauma registry data entry preferred. Previous experience in ACS Level I or Level II Trauma Program preferred.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, click here to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current associates should apply through the Associate Portal at

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Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

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Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

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