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Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse - Trauma Registrar - 10 Hour Days in Los Angeles, California

Are you ready to bring your clinical skills to a world-class facility recognized as top ten in the United States? Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Then please respond to this dynamic opportunity available with one of the best places to work in Southern California! We would be happy to hear from you.

The Cedars-Sinai Trauma Program plays a vital role in helping people survive and heal from severe injury. As a Level I trauma center, we offer advanced resources and technologies throughout Los Angeles County and beyond. Cedars-Sinai has the capabilities to deal with the most extreme injuries, including those that require surgical specialties and complex intervention. A fully equipped operating room and expert team are always available to treat life-threatening injuries. At Cedars-Sinai, patients are in the hands of an experienced trauma team, united by a mutual mission to save lives.

Summary of Essential Duties:

The Trauma Registrar is responsible for entering and maintaining patient data into the hospital Trauma registry, ensuring accuracy, adjustments and routine reporting; assigns and scores all injuries with appropriate coding. You will collect additional data as requested by Trauma Services; update and provide missing data elements as information becomes available.

  • Identifies cases for inclusion into the Trauma Registry database.

  • Abstracts data from the medical records for inclusion in the database. Ensures accuracy of all data based on Trauma level 1 requirements.

  • Assigns and score all injuries utilizing the AIS and ICD-9 system. Collects accurate E-codes inclusive of all procedures and complications as required.

  • Ensures all registry software and hardware applications are compliant with up-to-date processes, procedures and latest updates and conducts system maintenance as required.

  • Participates in performance improvement audits and provides clinical reviews of Trauma patient care. Responsible for extracting data to prepare analytical reviews and deliver results along with providing recommendations and/or corrective action, as needed to management.

  • Creates and maintains data base spreadsheets, standard operating procedures, quality control and optimizations of system tools in accordance to Trauma quality improvement programs.

  • Prepares routine and adhoc reports based on data analysis and performance activities. Ensures timely deliverables to local, regional and national agencies and/or internal partners (e.g. County Trauma registry, American College of Surgeon Quality Improvement, National Trauma Data Bank, etc.) to adhere to compliance requirements.

Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED

Bachelor's Degree - Science, Health Information Management, Sports Medicine, and/or related


National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians-Paramedic

Certified Trauma Registrar - CSTR (Certified Specialist Trauma Registry), CAISS (Certification Abbreviated Injury Scale Specialist

Certified Registered Medical Assistant


2 years experience

Medical settings such as the emergency department, operating room, surgical-trauma intensive care unit or related.

Trauma Registry database experience with knowledge abstracting/interpreting medical information from medical records.

Physical Demands:

Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting 50 lbs. Carrying 50 lbs. Pushing 75 lbs. Pulling 75 lbs. Balancing, Stooping, Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination, Reaching, Handling, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing

Working Title: Registered Nurse - Trauma Registrar - 10 Hour Days

Department: Trauma Service

Business Entity: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Job Category: Administrative

Job Specialty: Administrative

Position Type: Full-time

Shift Length: 10 hour shift

Shift Type: Day

Base Pay: $42.83 - $68.53

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.