The Trauma Registrar is responsible for maintaining the Hospital Trauma Registry. This includes all performance improvement issues related to the HTR including system upgrades and data analysis. The Trauma Registrar acts as a liaison with the Trauma Medical Director, Trauma Program Manager and others to provide reports of HTR data as approved by the Trauma Medical Director. The Trauma Registrar is responsible for comprehensive data collection, coding, and data entry for all trauma related admissions and transfers. The Trauma Registrar collects trauma related data for injury research, epidemiology, and performance improvement. The Trauma Registrar also provides secretarial support to Trauma staff as appropriate.
As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.