Trauma Performance Improvement Nurse

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Trident Medical Center
Published
August 22, 2020
Location
Charleston, SC
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Description

The Trauma Performance Improvement (PI) Nurse will assist the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Director in coordinating detailed quality and performance improvement reviews of care delivered to patients meeting trauma registry inclusion criteria.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will perform case reviews to include care rendered by all members of the multi-disciplinary team from scene of injury through hospital discharge in an effort to monitor patient safety and quality care initiatives ensuring defined hospital and trauma program policies and guidelines are followed.
  • You will prepare and report quality data trends and outcomes as requested by the Trauma Program Director and/or Medical Director.
  • You will assist with design, development and execution of PI projects based on performance improvement outcomes.
  • You will demonstrate clinical nursing competency and act as a clinical resource, functioning as a role model for quality driven patient care and assist in staff and community education as needed.
  • You will actively participate with local, regional, state and corporate PI leaders on quality initiatives.
  • You will engage in active ongoing communication with the trauma care team and all disciplines that provide care to our patients.
  • You will maintain direct responsibility for quality improvement/education initiatives in an effort to assist the Trauma Program Director and Trauma Medical Director in continuous program evaluation and development.

Job Requirements

Licensure/Certification/Registration: 

  • Current unencumbered South Carolina or Multistate Compact Registered Nurse License
  • BLS – Healthcare provider on hire (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS Certification on  hire or within 6 months of hire or transfer date
  • TNCC Certification on hire or within 6 months of hire or transfer date
  • ENPC preferred
  • PALS preferred

Education:  Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.

Experience:  2 years clinical nurse ED/Trauma Resuscitation experience preferred (STICU experience considered).  Previous trauma program performance improvement experience or similar quality review experience preferred.

Special qualifications:  Clinical expertise in the practice of critical care nursing, computer literacy with knowledge of common Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel), excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical and interpersonal skills, knowledge of trauma standards, expertise in performance improvement, self-directed and an ability to flex work schedule as needed.

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