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Job: Trauma Program Coordinator - Emergency Services

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Trauma Program Coordinator - Emergency Services
May 17, 2018
Castle Medical Center

Adventist Health Castle is currently seeking a Trauma Program Coordinator. In this role, you will coordinate multidisciplinary resources to provide care to trauma patients requiring services across the continuum of care. You will develop, implement, and evaluate all aspects of the trauma program services in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team, promoting and rendering the highest quality of care for our patients.   As our Trauma Program Coordinator you will exemplify our standards of service excellence, including a commitment to consistently demonstrate “Always Behaviors” of caring for each other, caring compassionately for our patients and their families, communicating with a positive attitude, growing professionally, and maintaining a healing and safe environment.   Along with the opportunity to join a team of exceptional professionals in an enjoyable and stimulating working environment, you will have the deep satisfaction that comes from knowing that you have truly made a difference in the lives of other people in your community. We take the words of  our mission seriously, giving its guidance deep consideration in every decision we make as an organization. This commitment to mission resonates with our associates. Essential Functions: Develops, implements and evaluates all aspects of program services in collaboration with members of the multidisciplinary team. Maintains responsibility for assessing patient needs/conditions and consults them for the appropriate resources they need. Monitors and trends outcomes of services provided. Oversees the daily work activities of assigned staff, and performs direct patient care as needed. Maintains and implements program goals and objectives that are consistent with organizational plans. Recommends and suggests revisions to plans, as needed. Represents hospital’s trauma program to the State Emergency Medical Services Injury Prevention System Branch and other external agencies, including out of hospital trauma care providers. Works with community agencies to provide injury prevention and control activities. Works under minimal supervision. Assists with education efforts to support the Statewide Trauma Program. Conducts a continuing review of the level of quality/performance of service program(s). Implements changes in procedures/practices in order to meet customer needs, as well as the overall strategic initiatives of the system. Assures Trauma Registry Data is collected and reported accurately. Represents Hospital Trauma Program to the community and other external agencies. Works with community agencies to provide information, education and/or training regarding the program. Coordinates the development, implementation and review of plans and policies/procedures related to the program. Participates with unit manager and fellow associates in defining, implementing and evaluating unit goals. Evaluates effectiveness and effects changes, as needed. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements. Coordinates the preparation and distribution of reports relevant to the program. Records, collects and maintains statistical data for administrative and regulatory purposes, as requested. Participates in cost effectiveness initiatives, seeks opportunities to eliminate inappropriate and wasteful use of resource, makes recommendations and assists in development of plans to meet monthly operational budget.   Education and Qualifications: Current state-approved or compact state Registered Nurse (RN) license: Required Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN): Required Master's Degree in Nursing: Preferred Background in statistical or quantitative analysis: Preferred Acute/critical care nursing experience: Preferred Rapid Response/Code Team background: Preferred One year's experience as a charge nurse or related experience: Preferred Three years' clinical experience in critical care and/or emergency room care: Preferred BLS, ACLS & PALS: Required National Institute of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale certification: Preferred Ability to anticipate tasks and prioritize assignments: Required Ability to influence, educate and negotiate: Required Knowledge of The Joint Commission and applicable federal/state regulations: Required Ability to maintain highly sensitive, confidential material and manage multiple projects: Required Ability to analyze complex problems: Required Skills in professional development: Required Strong organization and planning skills: Required Well- developed verbal and written communication skills: Required

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