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MUHA BH47 - Trauma Registrar II - Peds Trauma Program

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Entity: Medical University Hospital Authority (Medical Center)
Department: Nursing
Sub Department: MUHA-9620700-Pediatric Trauma
Work type: Full-Time
Employee Type: MUHA-Regular
Location: Charleston, SC, Charleston, SC-Main Campus, Children's Hospital
Pay scale: MUHA- Grade 11

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

Hours per week:   40

Scheduled Work Hours/Shift:  Monday-Friday, 8:00- 4:30 pm

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Hourly

Job Summary/Purpose: The Trauma Registrar II will collect, compile and maintain complete and accurate data on patients meeting the inclusion criteria for entry into the Trauma Registry data system, according to the requirements of the American College of Surgeons and SC Department of Health and Environmental control (DHEC). Performs ICD-9-CM and AIS coding for all patients entered into the Trauma Registry

Minimum Training and Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Completion of a medical terminology course and ICD-9-CM classes and two years of inpatient coding experience; or two years of trauma registry experience abstracting charts for a large volume trauma center required. Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and/or Certified Trauma Registrar (CSTR) required. Certification must be maintained to remain in this position. Experience with Trauma Registry, Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP), and AIS coding preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and/or Certified Trauma Registrar (CSTR) required. Certification must be maintained to remain in this position.

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)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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