The Trauma Injury Prevention Coordinator is a registered nurse who is responsible for trauma outreach and injury prevention programs. Working under the supervision of the Trauma Program Manager, the Outreach/Injury Prevention Coordinator works to reduce the burden of injury and improve trauma care within the region through injury prevention and public education programs, continuing education for pre-hospital providers and other health care professionals.
- Collaborates with public affairs and marketing on injury prevention materials to be distributed within the community.
- Develops evaluation tools and tracks program data for assessing progress in the hospital and community.
- Participates in multidisciplinary Injury Prevention research as appropriate.
- Assesses the needs of the community in regards to trauma education and injury prevention utilizing trauma registry data and local/state statistics.
- Develops a strategic trauma education and injury prevention plan for trauma services to include program priorities and annual schedule of events and activities.
- Coordinates and/or represents Saint Louis University Hospital at community outreach programs/health fairs each year for targeted populations.
- Graduate of a School of Nursing
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing with concentration in education preferred.
- Current TNCC Instructor status required; TNS, CCRN, or CEN certification preferred.
- 2 years clinical experience in trauma care (either ICU or ED). Experience in teaching workshops, seminars, continuing education courses desirable.
- Current Missouri Nursing License required.