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Nurse Trauma Registrar

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Nurse Trauma Registrar today with Rapides Regional Medical Center.


At Rapides Regional, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse like you to be a part of our team.

The Life of an HCA Nurse

The Nurse Trauma Registrar maintains current accurate data within the Trauma Registry by collecting, entering, retrieving and reporting data related to all trauma patients treated at Rapides Regional Medical Center, to establish supportive documentation qualifying Rapides Regional Medical Center as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

  • Collects trauma patient information through chart requisition and medical records. 
  • Accurately enters demographic and visit information into the Trauma Registry for every trauma patient that meets trauma criteria
  • Accurately codes injury severity for all traumatic injuries using physician/nurses notes, pre-hospital documentation, radiology reports, autopsy reports, and other documents approved by the National Trauma Data Standard (NTDS). 
  • Prepares and submits data summaries to the State and National Trauma Data Bank. 
  • Identifies payer sources and occupation for entry into the trauma registry. 
  • Participates in trauma database user’s group meetings and periodic training. 
  • Maintaining a minimum of 8 hours of registry-specific continuing education per year as required by the ACS. 
  • Provides statistical data as requested by members of the trauma team. 
  • Maintaining data validation compliance by re-abstracting 5-10% of assigned patient records per month in order to maintain validity and quality data.
  • Collaborates with Performance Improvement Team and committee members, medical staff and hospital personnel to maintain full TJC compliance.



What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Nursing degree required. 5 years applicable health care experience, prefer one year experience in the Emergency Department or ICU. Ability to type 40 words per minute. Ability to conduct accurate written and verbal business/medical communication and proficient in medical terminology. Trauma Registry certification on application or within two years of hire as per the registry certification requirements. 
  • Completion of the Trauma Registry Course by the American Trauma Society’s (ATS) and completion of the Injury Scaling Course by the Association of the Advancement in Automotive Medicine (AAAM) within 12 months of hire per the American College of Surgeons (ACS) verification requirements

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Nurse Trauma Registrar opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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.



Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: Rapides Regional Medical Center, Alexandria , Nurse Trauma Registrar, Other , Alexandria, Louisiana

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