Full Time 40 hours Grade 044 Trauma Program Responsibilities Position Summary: Responsible for identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships with affiliated referring hospitals, staff, Emergency Medical Service agencies and communities throughout our region. Participates in Trauma case review while assisting with standardization of trauma practice guidelines for all services. Assists with development and implementation of all trauma projects involving pediatric, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics. Planning and coordination of trauma injury prevention activities for assigned services. Coordinates data collection/reporting in collaboration with Trauma Registrars. This role will require additional responsibilities related to promotion of trauma standards of care according to nationally accepted American College of Surgeon's (ACS) guidelines. Responsibilities Collaborates with the trauma program manager regarding the clinical and administrative activities necessary to ensure successful verification by the American College of Surgeons for level I Trauma Center. Assists in the preparation for the American College of Surgeon's site visit and the State ofNew York designation process. Develops public awareness for and presents and coordinates education programs on injury prevention for communities. Remains current in injury control issues and methodology by participating in programs offered by the Injury Prevention Research Center, the Center of Disease Control, and the American Trauma Society. Collaborates with existing national, regional, state and local injury prevention programs. Works closely with Trauma Registrars to identify the assessment and evaluation of injury prevention needs, trends in trauma care delivery and patient outcomes for the region. Participates in presentation and publication of trauma injury prevention data Collaborates with physicians and interdisciplinary teams to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate patient care for assigned adult and pediatric injury prevention activities. Development and implementation of injury prevention programs for nursing, residents, other staff member as well as within the community. Participates in trauma research and quality improvement activities of the trauma program. Development of quarterly newsletter that includes a variety of initiatives to improve the quality of care for the severely injured patient population. Develops and assist with the outreach effort to enhance relationships with referring hospitals, I SI responders, EMS providers and the service community. Assist with development and implementation of training and education programs with the burn/trauma/disaster program managers in topics such as ATCN/ATLS, mass casualty incidents, disaster triage, and management of the bum/trauma patient. Deliver presentations and project findings to interested groups, such as healthcare providers, providers, preÂhospital staff. Assist with coordination of division involvement in meetings, forums, training sessions and conferences, as needed Assists with data reporting in collaboration with Trauma Registrars to include routine reporting of data collected from the hospital databases, National Trauma Data Base, and NTRACS. Assists with data collection of area community hospitals in the Finger Lakes Region in collaboration with all registrars and data collectors inside the entire Finger Lakes Region. Qualifications Individual must be a graduate of accredited school of nursing and currently licensed in NY State as a registered nurse with minimum of 2-3 years clinical experience in trauma patient care, including experience in emergency or critical care nursing. Demonstrate knowledge in the practice of trauma care and injury prevention with considerable knowledge of the diverse multidisciplinary resources available in a Level I Trauma Center and possess a basic understanding of research methodology. Knowledge of the state's emergency medical services system and trauma system design is important but can be acquired after appointed to the position. Self directed and resourceful in problem solving, critical thinking Effectively handle multiple priorities Experience in developing, implementing and evaluating the effectiveness of community benefit programs. Strong organizational and planning skills Basic graphic design principles Basic desktop publishing techniques Basic Microsoft Office knowledge Fascile with data reporting/ Excel report writing Effective time management skills Knowledge of communication theory and public relation techniques
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