Injury Prevention Education OutreachTrauma Coordinator

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Valley Health System
Published
May 12, 2021
Location
Winchester, Virginia
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Injury Prevention Education OutreachTrauma Coordinator

Trauma Center - 206229 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time

Description

  • Entity: Winchester Medical Center
  • Shift: Day

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

Supports appropriate, cost effective, high-quality patient care of trauma patients by coordinating care of trauma patient with staff, ancillary departments and physicians. Serves as a clinical resource for nursing staff to answer questions and provide guidance related to the clinical care of the trauma patient. Serve as a liaison between physician groups/specialties to coordinate patient care. Assures quality patient care is delivered following the standards of care/pathways. Responds to the Emergency Department as available for Trauma activations. Provides education and support for patients and families. Coordinates and assists with community outreach via the trauma education/injury prevention programs. Assists in the identification of patient, staff and EMS educational needs and creates and implements educational opportunities. Actively participates in local, regional, and national nursing/trauma professional organizations. Identifies opportunities for improvement through concurrent patient rounds, multidisciplinary patient rounds, and discussions with patients and families. Regularly participates in Trauma Care Committee and Trauma QI Committee. Assists in monitoring customer service to improve customer satisfaction. Maintains current knowledge and competency in trauma nursing practice and education relating to quality/performance improvement. Facilitates participation in performance improvement 10 CEU’s/contact hours required in trauma/critical care each year.

What You Will Bring:

Education
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) required

Experience
Five years emergency department or critical care experience preferred
Trauma experience preferred

Certification & Licensures
Current RN licensure by the Virginia Board of Nursing required
Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) required, or obtain within 18 months of hire
Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) highly recommended
ATLS, PALS highly recommended
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart ‘Healthcare Provider’ (HCP) - AHA approved required *
* New hires must have American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to completion of orientation.

Qualifications
Demonstrates leadership skills
Established track record in building programs, community partnerships, and interdisciplinary relationships
Ability to be creative, innovative, and flexible in responding to changing needs and priorities
Experienced in process improvement
Strong verbal and written communication skills, well-developed interpersonal skills, including group facilitation

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Exempt

Grade
120
INDD1
#GLSS

Physical Demands
6 A Customer Service

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About aspindle

aspindle Valley Health is a nonprofit organization serving the healthcare needs of people in and around an area known as the Top of Virginia, as well as parts of West Virginia and Maryland. Valley Health was incorporated November 4, 1994, after Winchester Medical Center (WMC) and Warren Memorial Hospital (WMH), in Front Royal, had partnered to serve the region. Headquartered in Winchester, Virginia, Valley Health now operates six hospitals: WMC, WMH, Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (SMH) in Woodstock, VA, Page Memorial Hospital (PMH) in Luray, VA, Hampshire Memorial Hospital (HMH) in Romney, WV, and War Memorial Hospital in Berkeley Springs, WV. Valley Health has a combined 594 licensed inpatient beds and 166 long-term care beds. The system is supported by more than 5,300 employees, and a medical staff of over 500. Valley Health had 30,000 inpatient admissions in 2012 and more than 140,000 emergency room visits. Total outpatient encounters numbered approximately 800,000. Over 2,600 babies were delivered at Valley Health hospitals in 2012. The Valley Health family of services includes: •Winchester Medical Center •Warren Memorial Hospital (Front Royal, VA) •Shenandoah Memorial Hospital (Woodstock, VA) •Hampshire Memorial Hospital (Romney, WV) •Page Memorial Hospital (Luray, VA) •War Memorial Hospital (Berkeley Springs, WV) •Valley Regional Enterprises, Inc.(Valley Home Care, Valley Medical Transport, Valley Pharmacy) •Surgi-Center of Winchester •Urgent Care (Winchester, VA; Front Royal, VA; Martinsburg, WV)

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