The Greater Hudson Valley Health System (now known as Garnet Health) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Catskill Regional Medical Center, Orange Regional Medical Center, Catskill Regional and Orange Medical Groups and Orange Regional Medical Center Foundation. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Catskill Regional Medical Center - Harris, Catskill Regional Medical Center - Callicoon and Orange Regional Medical Center) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
The Trauma Registrar Coordinator (TRC) will establish and maintain the efficient operation of the trauma registry. The TRC will be responsible for collating the trauma registry data in reports to identify high risk populations in the community, and then develop community outreach injury prevention programs that serve to minimize those risks. The TRC will also be required to monitor for current organizational and national trends in the treatment of trauma patients, report findings, and identify opportunities for improvement to the trauma team. The position requires effective collaboration with internal departments (HIM, IT, Trauma Surgeons) as well as external agencies (Regional Trauma Centers, American College of Surgeons, DOH) while promoting excellent customer service skills.
Minimum Education: An Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and valid/current driver’s license. Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S.) preferred.
Minimum Experience: Two (2) years of experience in an acute care setting preferred with working knowledge of medical terminology. Experience in the development and implementation of educational programs. Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships, to have cogent (verbal and written) communication skills, accept and implement change, problem solve and make decisions.
Required Certification/Registration: Maintain Trauma Registrar Certificate within six months of hire/upon eligibility. (This certification requires 2 years of experience equivalent of 4000 hours to sit for examination). Complete the Trauma AIS Course and NYS Trauma Registry Course within 1 year of hire. Complete eight hours trauma registry related CME annually as required by ACS-COT.