Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time St. David's South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare , one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. Position Summary Trauma Nurse Coordinator responsibilities will include conducting Performance Improvement activities, trauma patient chart review, daily patient rounds and participate in nursing education. Educational/training presentations for all nursing staff related to trauma care and outreach activities interacting with other healthcare entities, pre-hospital care providers and presenting/participating in injury prevention programs to interested organizations and the general public. In addition, ability to abstract information from identified trauma patient medical records as needed. The information is then entered into the facility trauma registry and submitted to state and national trauma data bases. The Trauma Nurse Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of the registry, verification and updating of information compiled and preparing reports as requested. Qualifications Education Required: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Experience Required: Requires a minimum of three years of experience in ED and/or ICU. Preferred: Previous experience as Trauma Nurse Coordinator. Documented experience demonstrating leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. License/Certifications Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas; Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider; Current certification as ACLS Healthcare Provider; Current certification as a TNCC Provider. (Instructor Preferred or completed within one year of hire); Current certification as a Provider in either PALS or ENPC (Instructor Preferred) Preferred: Certified in specialty area is preferred
Associated topics: care unit, coronary, infusion, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, nurse rn, staff nurse, surgical, transitional
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