Trauma Process Improvement CoordinatorRN
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: September 22, 2022
JOB SUMMARY The Trauma Process Improvement (PI) Coordinator RN,
under direction of the Manager Trauma Programs, is responsible for
coordination and facilitation of the Trauma Performance Improvement
Program. Responsible for monitoring and coordinating trauma care to
ensure quality care for the trauma patient. Provides coordination
and facilitation of performance improvement activities, including
data collection, analysis, trending, and benchmarking of data
outcomes. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE Responds to trauma
activation pages when available to provide clinical support and to
evaluate effectiveness of trauma resuscitation process. Responds to
disaster activation and performs RN duties as required.
Develops, implements, and evaluates a Trauma Process Improvement
Program in collaboration with the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma
Medical Director, and ensures the trauma program meets state
regulatory and accrediting standards for performance improvement
and patient safety.
Oversees the collection, tracking and benchmarking of trauma PI
issues related to patient care and system development. Maintains
the tracking system for case reviews and performance improvement
reports. Ensures loop closure is obtained and tracked in
Participates in assessment, development, implementation, and
evaluation of processes and education for process improvement in
the care of trauma patients.
Integrates the trauma registry in the trauma PI process.
Integrates or links trauma PI with hospital or system PI.
Maintains Trauma Dept Dashboards monthly and evaluates outcomes of
PI projects related to dashboard metrics.
Collaborates with managers, staff, and education team to identify,
implement, and evaluate education programs for trauma based on new
trauma care guidelines, research, evidence-based practice, and the
educational needs of units for quality/process improvement as well
as activities specific to the patient population as evidenced by
trauma registry data.
Provides trauma education in trauma orientation classes in the ED.
Coordinates and instructs in outreach education programs such as
ATLS, ATCN, and TNCC.
Participates in community and hospital outreach programs. KEY
SUCCESS FACTORS Advanced understanding of Trauma process
improvement, terminology and standards.
Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines
of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit
standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the
provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in
Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods.
Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of
Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Ability to understand, optimize and document complex processes.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft
Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems,
electronic medical documentation, and email.
Research and statistical data experience preferred. BENEFITS Our
competitive benefits package includes the following
- Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
- 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1- Potential relocation bonus
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
LOCATION/FACILITY: Baylor Scott & White Health Medical Center,
Grapevine, Texas For more information on the facility, please click
our Locations link. SPECIALITY/DEPARTMENT PRACTICE: Trauma
SHIFT/SCHEDULE: Full time days, Monday-Friday. Baylor Scott & White
Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in
Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a
commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration,
integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of
the nations exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to
serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness
through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian
ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job,
it is accepting a calling! QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION -
MAJOR - Nursing
EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
Registered Nurse (RN)
ACLS (ACLS): ACLS or ACLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
Trauma Outcomes & Performance (TOPIC): Trauma Outcome Performance
Improvement Course (TOPIC) required within 6 months of hire.
Emergency Nrs Pediatric (ENPC), Pedi Adv Life Support (PALS): PALS
within 30 days or ENPC within 180 days.
RN- Advanced Trauma Care (ATCN), Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC):
ATCN or TNCC within 180 days.
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