Accurately performs concurrent high quality data collection and data entry for trauma patients in compliance with the National Trauma Data Standards (NTDS). Assists the Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator and the Trauma Program Manager in monitoring quality indicators and analyzing data to support the performance improvement and patient safety (PIPS) process. Responsible for report generation as well as data submission to regulatory agencies. Performs ICD-10 coding, E-coding, and injury scaling (AIS) on all trauma patients. Collaborates with Chief, Trauma Surgery and Program Manager to provide clinical and systems oversight and trauma education to ensure provision of efficient, quality care. Responsible for performing job duties in accordance with mission, vision, and values of Tampa General Hospital.
Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing. Licensed to practice nursing in the state of Florida. Requires 2-3 years of trauma and/or critical care experience. Must attend or have previously attended the American Trauma Society’s Trauma Registry Course and the Association of the Advancement of Automotive Medicine’s Injury Scaling (AIS) Course. Must maintain minimum registry-specific continuing education requirements per year and become CSTR certified within two years of hire. Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and/or Advanced Trauma Core Nurse (ATCN) certification required with instructor status within 2 years of hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Current certification of at least one of the following: CCRN, CEN, TCRN.