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Registered Nurse / RN - Trauma PI Coordinator

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description OverviewRegistered Nurse RN -Trauma PI Coordinator, Trauma Team & Administration, Full Time, Days BSA Health is an extensive hospital system providing clinical excellence to the Texas Panhandle and the Tri-State area.BSA is acclaimed for its superior quality and customer servi ResponsibilitiesPOSITION SUMMARY A Registered Nurse with demonstrated interest, education, and experience in trauma care and who, in partnershipwith the Trauma Coordinator, Trauma Medical Director (TMD), Director of Emergency and Trauma Services, isresponsible for coordination of trauma care. Coordination will include active participation in the traumaperformance improvement program, the authority to positively impact trauma care of trauma patients in all areasof the hospital, and targeted prevention and education activities for the public and health care professionals. JOB DUTIES ASSISTS THE TRAUMA COORDINATOR WITH PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT ACTIVITIES; COMPLETES ASSIGNED TRENDING REPORTS,PERFORMS CONCURRENT TRAUMA CARE REVIEW AND COORDINATES CONCURRENT QUALITY CARE WITH THE TRAUMA SURGEONS. - Help maintain the trauma registry and performance improvement program for the Trauma Center. - Participates in regional and State trauma related activities. - Assumes responsibility for the injury prevention program to meet the designation and verificationrequirements of the Texas Department of State Health Services and American College of Surgeons. - Plans and carries out injury prevention activities utilizing the Trauma Registry for identification of needs. - Evaluates the effectiveness of the injury prevention program. - Participates in regional injury prevention activities - Assumes responsibility for the trauma education program. - Coordinates ENPC, TNCC, ATCN and/or ATLS classes. Coordinates annual trauma symposium. Coordinatestrauma grand rounds or departmental trauma in-services. - Serves as an active member of the Trauma Team QualificationsCertification/Licenses REQUIRED - Current Texas RN license - Basic Life Support Certification - ACLS - PALS or ENPC Experience PREFERRED - 1-3 years clinical Emergency, Critical care or Trauma Services preferred - Charge/ supervisor experience is a plus Education PREFERRED - Associate's degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred - CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) - TOPIC (Trauma Outcomes & Performance Improvement Course) - ATS (American Trauma Society) membership - - - - - -
With 30 hospitals and hundreds of clinics, Ardent Health Services is a premier provider of health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families and with respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals. Nearly half of our facilities have been recognized among healthcare's best places to work. -
Our hospitals and health systems include; Hillcrest Health System in Oklahoma, UT Health East Texas, BSA Health System, and Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Texas, Lovelace Health System in New Mexico, University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus in Kansas, Portneuf Medical Center in Idaho, as well as Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley, and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospitals in New Jersey.

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Amarillo , Registered Nurse / RN - Trauma PI Coordinator, Other , Amarillo, Texas

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