The Trauma PI Coordinator collaborates with the Trauma Program Manager, Trauma Medical Director, and Burn Medical Director and other trauma team members and disciplines to review performance and safety of the Trauma/Burn Programs coordinating activities to evaluate issues, promote loop closure, enhance clinical outcomes utilizing best practices. The PI Coordinator works closely with the Trauma Registry to ensure accurate concurrent data abstraction of PI occurrences and opportunities for improvement. He/she will assess and evaluate the nursing care of trauma patients at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Perform concurrent and retrospective review of trauma charts for Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance. The PI Coordinator will promote the professional development of trauma nursing and is accountable for meeting state and federal regulatory and accrediting standards for performance improvement and patient safety for a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center in accordance with the Pennsylvania Trauma System Foundation (PTSF), American College of Surgeons, and the American Burn Association (ABA).
- Knowledge of current trends in trauma and burn clinical management
- Knowledge of current Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) Standards of Accreditation, American College of Surgeons, and American Burn Association
- Commitment to excellence in patient care.
- Effective interpersonal skills.
- Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.
- Adapts to change in a positive, professional manner.
- Commitment to customer service.
- Participates, supports, and maintains continuous Performance Improvement and Quality Assurance activities.
- Classification of events and utilization of Taxonomy
- Entering information with detailed concurrent clinical care with ongoing issue identification and loop closure/processes/PI into V5 and V6
- Logging of information into the trauma database to identify, classify, and establishment of loop closure of issues and events through the continuum of care.
- Participate in local, regional, state, and national trauma-related activities.
- Participate in research activities
- Participate in Trauma PIPS and maintain 75% attendance: Multidisciplinary Peer Review and Multidisciplinary Trauma and Burn Program Meetings
- Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, developmental, social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in their service.
Training & Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
BSN required. MSN preferred
STN TOPICS Course
Experience: Prior work experience suitable for the position is preferred.
Supervisory Responsibility: Clinical oversight of care delivered to trauma(Burn) patients
Required Licenses: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure or temporary practice permit
Job Type: Part-time
- Bachelor's (Preferred)