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Trauma Registrar

Corpus Christi, TX, United States

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services.


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Trauma Registrar to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!


At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and student loan repayment programs. 


Corpus Christi Medical Center – Bay Area is a full-service acute care hospital and medical offices. Bay area includes state-of-the art cardiovascular services, bariatric, GYN, and robotic surgery. The Women’s Center at Bay Area, with its neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), is also the home of our graduate medical education program, providing the best learning experience for the next generation of medical residents. Bay Area is part of the Corpus Christi Medical Center 631-bed Healthcare System.


Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center. 

Trauma Registrar

What you will do in this role:

  • Identifies all reportable cases for inclusion in the registry from the ED patient log. Maintains Trauma Registry Log. Case finding meets 97% completeness as required by the Trauma Registry.
  • Abstracts data from the patient’s chart including demographic characteristics, history of injuries, and modalities according to established guidelines/reviews in conformance with the Conroe Regional Medical Center Trauma Registry.
  • Demonstrates ability to calculate Glasgow Coma score and Injury Severity score.
  • Communicate issues and questions for follow up and resolution in effective manner.
  • Communicates with medical records staff when coding questions arise.
  • Reviews charts of all possible candidates and selects qualifying patients bases on current American College of Surgeons criteria.
  • Compiles demographic and medical information on qualifying candidates for entry into the registry. 
  • Accurately prepares statistical reports for the Multidisciplinary Trauma Committee meetings.
  • Reviews emergency log, EMS reports, and autopsy reports to generate a listing of trauma registry candidates.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned. Performance will be evaluated in terms of: a) level of participation; b) completion by due date; c) adherence to instructions; d) accuracy.
  • Participates in Emergency Preparedness. 
  • Interacts with physicians, patients, employees and visitors in a friendly and cordial manner in accordance with the standards as set forth in the Corpus Christi Medical Center Trauma Services Program.
  • Employee reflects HCA values and sensitivity to HCA ethics and compliance principles in his/her daily activities.
  • Adheres to policies on appropriate access.
  • Respects patient confidentiality.
  • Upholds code of conduct.
  • Certified Specialist Trauma Registrar (CTRS) preferred.
  • Minimum three years’ experience with computer data entry and/or word processing software applications.
  • BLS certification with-in six months of employment.
  • Minimum of 8 hours of continuing education related to trauma registry per year.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel).

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physician partners. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten of our HCA Healthcare facilities have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.


Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! 


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Facility: Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area
Job ID: 08298-10039
Category: Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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