Trauma Outcomes Coordinator I
Becoming a Nurse at University Health is a great way to step up and be there for the people of South Texas. They look up to us, and as a Nurse at UH, we’ll look to you to help carry out this mission in an environment that has been designated, and redesignated, as a Magnet Health Organization by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) for more than a decade. From your first day, you’ll be hands on with our patients while gaining valuable experience, earning excellent benefits and making a real impact on people’s lives.
- Full Time
- Travel: Minimal (if any)
- Salary: $63K-$96K
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Medical: Excellent coverage for individuals and families with very low premiums and co-pays, and ZERO co-pays for medications filled at University Health. Dental, vision, pet insurance, flexible and health spending accounts.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Generous accrual rates that start on day one.
We offer both a 457(b) and 403(b) deferred compensation programs.
Including college tuition reimbursement up to $600 per semester, continuing education up to $400 and certification reimbursement.
Life and Disability
Basic life paid by University Health, with optional plans for life and disability insurance.
Health and Wellness
Employee discounts, including gym memberships, employee health clinic, healing arts program, community events.
The Trauma Outcomes Coordinator must possess a background in trauma nursing and performance improvement and patient safety. This position assists the trauma quality program to promote the delivery of optimal and efficient services across the continuum of trauma care, from pre-hospital to rehabilitation. The Trauma Outcomes Coordinator requires knowledge and skill in nursing practice, evidence-based practices, trauma center operations, quality and process improvement, principles of teaching. Through collaboration with Trauma Services faculty/staff, responsible for, ensuring continuous improvement in care of the injured patient from admission through patient disposition and follow-up. Responsible for maintaining documented records of assigned trauma PI activities and security of the Trauma Outcomes database. Obtains and analyzes information in order to develop new or modify existing PI initiatives. Creates customized reports based on analysis of data for dissemination and makes recommendations to improve the quality of trauma care and outcomes. Utilizes state and national benchmarks to determine trauma care standards. May serve as facilitator/leader of process improvement efforts.
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.
• Must have practiced as a RN for minimum of 3 years in an Emergency Department or Critical Care Area, including experience providing care to trauma patients.
• Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Provider
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), if assigned pediatric cases
• Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC) within 6 months of employment • Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or Pediatric Care After Resuscitation (PCAR) within 12 months of hire
• Professional certification (CEN, CCRN, TCRN, or similar) within 1 year of employment • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required
• Master’s Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.
• Prior Trauma PI experience in an ACS verified trauma center
• Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Instructor.
• Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) Instructor.
• Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or Pediatric Care After Resuscitation (PCAR)
• Training course in Injury Severity Scoring.
• Advanced quality training and certifications (LEAN Six Sigma, Team STEPPS, other similar)
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas is required.
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