The Clinical Quality and Education Coordinator provides clinical support and leadership for the Trauma program performance improvement (PI) activities and registry, as well as the development, implementation, and evaluation of trauma educational outreach and injury prevention programs. This position participates in quality assurance and performance improvement activities for the Trauma Program, administration and other departments as appropriate. This includes case reviews, effective identification of PI issues, complications, system issues, monitoring of indicators, and reporting of actions taken and results, as well as assuring registry integrity and data quality. The Clinical Coordinator also develops, implements, and evaluates the trauma educational outreach and injury prevention program for the facility, community and region.
- Current Registered Nurse in the State of California.
- Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing or other degree program involving clinical quality and data analysis, OR will accept degree in progress with a completion within one year of hire.
- 12 months recent experience in performance improvement, case review, and audits in an acute care hospital setting.
- 12 months recent experience in analysis and interpretation of clinical data.
- Self-direction, independent judgment, discretion and ability to work with a team.
- Ability to work with highly sensitive data in a confidential and professional manner.
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required.
- Must possess a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate.
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate.
- Current Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) certificate. TNCC instructor status within 12 months of hire.
- Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) certifications.
- Mountain Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (MVEMSA) Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) certificate within one year of hire.
- Five (5) years of experience in one or a combination of the following Trauma center settings: Emergency Dept. or Intensive Care Unit.
- Demonstrates in depth knowledge of nursing process in addressing physical, psychosocial, and psychological needs of patients.
- Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population.
- Must demonstrate critical thinking, analytic, and problem resolution skills.
- Experience in adult education, group facilitation and leadership.
- Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.
- Must be able to travel in and out of Stanislaus County, including transcontinental travel.If MMC and/or own vehicle used on MMC business, must possess valid California Driver’s License and upon request proof of liability insurance.
- Knowledge of statistics and data analysis.
- Masters in nursing, analytics, or education.
- Ability to perform ICD coding and AIS scoring.