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Providence RN Trauma Clinical Coordinator in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling an RN Trauma Clinical Coordinator ( Trauma Days , 0.9 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Provide education and orientation for nurses and other clinicians involved in the care of the trauma patients. Collaborate with Clinical Educators to provide ongoing access to high quality trauma educational offerings:

  • Collaborate with TPM, Educators and CNS leaders to create trauma specific education for RN’s and clinicians involved in the care of the trauma patient.

  • Provide clinical education for nurses and other clinicians that allows easy access to meet and exceed State requirements for trauma related CE.

  • Engage in dialogue with staff RN’s from all areas caring for trauma patients to learn about areas for improvement.

  • Communicate with and maintains good working relationships with the Trauma leadership team and EMS.

  • Provide outreach and education to EMS as directed by the Trauma Program Manager.

  • At the direction of the Trauma Program Manager, review appropriate trauma medical records to assist in the preparation for internal and external quality reviews, maintain data entry requirements and identify areas for improvement:

  • Provide regular reports to the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Medical Director with recommendations to address quality issues.

  • Assure that trauma team roles are defined and followed by all members of the team:

  • Direct involvement/observation and coaching of trauma team staff members.

  • Design appropriate measures of effectiveness targeted to provide high quality resuscitation and patient care, staff engagement and satisfaction with the processes.

  • In collaboration with the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Program Medical Director identifies opportunities for improvement through concurrent and retrospective patient follow up, discussion with medical and clinical staff:

  • Follow quality improvement processes in response to trends and feedback from patient data and feedback from providers and clinicians.

  • At the direction of the Trauma Program Manager, provides and supports efforts to educate the population in regard to injury prevention:

  • Available and skilled at presenting to community and other groups as requested.

  • PEDIATRIC SPECIFIC CRITERIA: Participate in performance improvement process working directly with the TPM and Pediatric Trauma Medical Director. Liaisons with trauma care providers when pediatric trauma care issues or cases are identified and requiring loop closure. Assist with preparation in the ACS VRC Trauma verification process. Monitor in-house pediatric patients and trauma rounding. Assist in development and maintenance of pediatric trauma guidelines to reflect consistency and evidence based practices. Serve as a pediatric trauma resource for clinical practice and communicate with and provide real time feedback to referring hospitals, prehospital EMS and trauma care providers. Abstract and maintain data accuracy with the Alaska Trauma Registry and TQIP.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications in this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing

  • 3 years of Emergency Department or Critical Care experience in a Level III or higher Trauma Center

  • TNCC Instructor within 1 year of employment in this position

  • ENPC Instructor within 1 year of employment in this position

  • Current AK State RN license

Preferred qualifications in this position include:

  • Master's degree in Nursing

  • Professional Nursing certification consistent with clinical background (ex: CEN, CPEN, CCRN, CFRN)

  • TNCC Instructor

  • ENPC Instructor

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Emergency Nursing

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 290701

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