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BJC HealthCare

Trauma Registrar II




Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Do you have experience with Trama coding? BJC Is looking for a Trauma Registrar II!

Remote position



Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the Trauma team members (RN, data analysts, care coordinators, educators) find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

The Trauma Coder 2 works independently to extrapolate data from medical records for entry into the trauma registry according to regulatory guidelines. The Trauma Coder 2 assigns diagnosis and procedure codes according to ICD-10 CM/PCS and AAAM AIS coding guidelines and conventions and National Trauma Data Standards. This coder demonstrates clinical coding knowledge of complex medical and coding concepts, including trauma and injury-specific coding conventions. The Trauma Coder 2 is a resource to the trauma team for trauma coding and trauma data analysis and data validation.


Accurately abstracts data elements as required.Stays current of all changes in coding conventions, regulatory guidelines, code updates and BJC coding guidance.Identifies patients who meet criteria for inclusion into the trauma registry.Maintains the trauma registry and meets the appropriate productivity standards.Develops and delivers coding education as requested. Mentors and coaches coders in coding skills. Serves as a trauma coding expert to the trauma team.

Minimum Requirements


High School Diploma or GED


2-5 years

Licenses & Certifications


Preferred Requirements


Associate's Degree

Supervisor Experience

No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

Certified Coding AssociateCertified Outpatient CoderCertified Professional CoderCCS, RHIA, or RHIT
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer