Trauma Registrar - Paramedic

Roanoke, VA, US, 24015

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Park View
Requisition Number:  87937

Job Summary

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.


As a team member of the Trauma Service registrars are responsible for medical record analysis, data abstraction, performance improvement initiatives and overall data management specific to the trauma patient.  Must perform functions consistent with the registrar requirements for Level One Trauma Center accreditation as stated in the Hospital Resource Manual and participate in activities essential for the maintenance of a Level One Trauma Center in the Commonwealth of Virginia


Uses technical expertise to execute all data management activities with focus on maintaining the Trauma Registry database through data abstraction.  Utilizes expertise in ICD-10 Coding principles, Abbreviated Injury Scale, E-codes and interpretation of Emergency Medical Services prehospital reports. Must have a strong command of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology in assuring accuracy and consistency of data.  Provides staff support for the trauma service Program Director, Trauma Coordinator and Performance Improvement Specialist.  Assists with a variety of PI initiatives and data analysis, organization and coordination of various trauma related conferences and maintains conference minutes.


Must possess skill in complex medical coding, data collection and management.  Requires frequent interaction with medical and other professional staff in data collection and confirmation. Provides simple to complex reporting studies.  Work involves understanding of medical records system(s) throughout Carilion Clinic.  Function involves organization-wide communication, often interacting with other prehospital personnel, physicians, other healthcare facilities and/or agencies. Must be completely familiar with access to and use of hospital data/information systems electronic medical records, and Commonwealth of Virginia pre-hospital record system.  Works in a quiet office environment with frequent use of computer visualization and keyboarding.  Works with minimum supervision and must be organized and self-directed.  Must provide own transportation for occasional travel between Carilion facilities.

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of state approved paramedic or registered nursing program.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years prior prehospital patient care (i.e. EMS/paramedic) or nursing experience. Knowledgeable in Electronic Health Information Management records systems, HIM coding, or like experience is preferred.

Licensure/Certification: Current licensure as a paramedic or registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Thorough understanding of ICD-10codes; computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and medical records database/system; accurate keyboarding skills; strong verbal & written communication skills on a level to work actively and effectively with medical and professional staff; team building and problem solving skills.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 87937 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Park View 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Day
Recruiter: DANA E JOHNSON 
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Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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