Injury Prevention Education OutreachTrauma Coordinator
Trauma Center - 206229 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time
- 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:
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) required
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.
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.
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