NOW HIRING! Trauma Nurse Coordinator in Coos Bay, OR
29th July, 2020
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates clinical management across the continuum of trauma care
Provides for intrafacility and regional professional staff development. Orients emergency department, nursing staff and ancillary staff to trauma services, team concepts, procedures, equipment and documentation requirements
Develops trauma nursing policies/procedures in collaboration with the ED
Develops and provides education for physicians, clinical caregivers and community
Conducts trauma drills
Participates in case review, implementation of practice guidelines and directs community trauma education and prevention programs
Acts as a liaison between hospital trauma nursing program and outside agencies
Monitors clinical processes, outcomes and system issues related to quality of care. Develops quality filters, audits and case reviews.
Works closely with the trauma program Medical Director, Emergency Department Manager and trauma committee to meet/exceed trauma program accreditation requirements and quality/safety goals
In conjunction with the ED manager, assesses ED nurse competency with trauma patients.
Manages, as delegated, the operational, personnel, and financial aspects of trauma program
Serves as liaison to administration and represents trauma program
Demonstrates active involvement in trauma and ED quality and research projects.
Demonstrates clinical competency in ER and Trauma nursing
Supervises the collection, coding, scoring, and developing processes for validation of trauma registry data.
Rounds on trauma patients
Reports patient outcomes
Active RN in state of OR
Bachelors degree in nursing or associates degree and 5 years relevant experience with commitment to attaining appropriate degree within negotiated period of time
CEN and/or TCRN
Minimum 3 years direct patient emergency nursing experience within past 10 years
Recent experience in management of trauma program preferred
It is a full time, exempt position with days of work and work hours both varied. Wage range is from approximately $89,500 to $120,000 per year.