Under the direction of the Trauma/Burn Director, the Assistant Director/PI Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating the Performance Improvement Patient Safety (PIPS) program for the trauma and burn patient. Acts as a resource person and consultant to all UMC patient care areas regarding nursing care, problem solving, identification and correction of problems as related to the injured patient. Functions as a liaison for trauma care by maintaining effective lines of communication with all concerned parties.
- Must maintain a current CPR certification from American Heart Association
- Provides professional nursing care to patients and provides supervision and guidance to the members of the nursing staff.
- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
- Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
- Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
- BSN Required
- MSN Preferred
- 3 Years of experience in Trauma and/or Burn setting with 1 as supervisory position preferred,
- OR: Diploma/Associates degree plus 4 years of progressive professional nursing experience in a specialty area.
- Within 1 year of employment must obtain TNCC, ATCN, and ABLS (Instructor status preferred).
- RN Certification preferred (TCRN, CCRN, CEN)
- Willing to obtain Child Passenger Safety Technician Certification