Trauma Registrar - York Hospital - Days

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 57669

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Position Summary:

General Summary:



Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Trauma Quality Assessment, abstracts a variety of trauma related data from patients' medical records and enters into the Trauma Registry for use in quality assessment and research activities. Analyzes registry data; disseminates information in accordance with professional ethics. Preserves confidentiality and security of patient data stored in the registry files.


Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Abstracts a variety of data from patients' medical records and enters into the Trauma Registry.
2 Organizes input and maintains patient computer data to ensure conformance to registry operational standards; preserves the confidentiality and security of patient data stored in the registry files.
3 Assists with data collection for quality assessment/management, special studies and research purposes. Prepares appropriate reports.
4 Performs a variety of functions related to Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation standards compliance and Trauma Center accreditation such as PIPS Participation, research, site survey preparation, and committee work.
5 Compiles data for and prepares regularly scheduled or special reports, analyses and statements.
6 Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
A. Interface with outside agencies
7 Performs database management by maintaining appropriate records, reports, and files as required.
8 Trauma Registry participation in inter-rater should be maintained at multidisciplinary conferences that deal with the review and analysis of trauma registry data.
9 Retains authority, responsibility and accountability for direction and maintenance of the trauma registry and ensuring that it maintains at a minimum, a target of 85% of the cases abstracted within 42 days of discharge.

Required Experience

Minimum Education:


Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training (Medical secretarial or medical record technician program)



Minimum Experience:


1 - 2 years



Minimum Field of Experience:


Health-related field/allied health



Required Course(s)/Training:


Within one year of hire, the Registrar will complete the Basic Trauma Registry Course and the ATS Trauma Registrar Course. Previous completion of the PTSF Intermediate or Advanced Registrar Course fulfills the above requirements. Other equivalent courses are acceptable based upon objectives.

The Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine Injury Scaling Course (Registrars in the role prior to October 1, 2016 must have completed requirements by October 2017).

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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