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RN, Trauma Nurse Coordinator - CCH

Company: San Luis Valley Health
Location: Alamosa
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The salary range displayed represents the typical salary of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.San Luis Valley Health is seeking a full time Staff Registered Nurse to join our team! This position will be a Staff RN position with additional Trauma Nurse Coordinator duties. The Trauma Nurse Coordinator will manage the trauma program with duties that require effective collection and collation of data. This position will plan a key role in the survey designation process, and will coordinate medical record reviews. What You'll Need:

  • Graduate of a nursing school with preference to a BSN graduate, ADN required.
  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse (R.N.) Licensure, required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years Emergency Nursing experience, required.
  • Basic Life Support (B.L.S.), Advanced Life Support (A.L.S.), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (P.A.L.S.) upon hire, required.
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) certifications required. Must have completed within 12 months of hire date, required.What You'll Do: As the RN:
    • Assisting, planning, implementing and evaluating the delivery of care to accepted nursing and hospital standards
    • Administering prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
    • Maintaining awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
    • Observing patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
    • Responding to all situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
    • Documenting nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
    • Performs all duties of a staff nurse and staffs in the department a minimum of five shifts per pay period.As the TNC:
      • Assures hospital compliance with mandated regulations including quality improvement functions.
      • Assures hospital maintains applicable state trauma level designations.
      • Coordinates regular meetings of Trauma Committee.
      • Identifies needed hospital wide trauma education/training programs and assists in preparation and presentation
      • Serve as a liaison between medical staff, hospital, pre-hospital providers, and state trauma agencies.
      • Participates in trauma morbidity and mortality reviews to identify cases to follow up and prepare registry reports.
      • Works closely with Trauma Systems Director to continuously monitor and evaluate the trauma program.
      • Coordinates regular meetings of Trauma Committee.
      • Develops minutes and other documentation of Trauma Committee activities.
      • Collects and maintains trauma data in accord with hospital and state requirements.
      • Performs chart abstracting/reviews.
      • Analyzes and monitors patient treatment and care according to state/hospital established criteria.
      • Represents San Luis Valley Health in the Regional EMS/Trauma Advisory Council (RETAC) meetings.
      • 12 hours of TNC duties per pay period.We Take Care of Our PeopleAs the largest employer in the San Luis Valley, we commit to providing our employees with quality and affordable benefits to complement a fulfilling work experience and help balance life experiences and needs. To show our appreciation of your hard work, we offer a competitive and comprehensive total benefits package, including:
        • Full medical, dental and vision plans to suit the needs of you and your family, with low-cost copays and deductibles, all without high out-of-pocket expenses.
        • No out-of-pocket cost for AirMedCare Network Membership for those enrolled in a SLV Health medical plan.
        • Enjoy 21 days of Paid Time Off in your first year and a generous Sick Leave program, with accruals starting on your first day!
        • Start saving with Retirement plans available from day one, providing up to 5% employer match after one year of employment.
        • Free life and disability insurance benefits for full-time employees with the opportunity to purchase additional coverage at low costs.
        • Add to your benefit package with a variety of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts and more.
        • Take care of yourself with our free on-site 24-hour employee health center, and discounts to a selection of local fitness/recreational centers.
        • Keep learning by utilizing our education program benefits to foster your growth and development.
        • Give back to the community with multiple opportunities throughout the year to volunteer with our own non-profit SLV Health Foundation and other SLV- and community-sponsored events.
        • Discounts on cell-phone plans, ski/snowboard lift tickets, Dell computers, local pools, Adams State University functions and more!
        • Your family is our family so our employees and their family members have access to our employee support services, including up to four free counseling sessions to assist with work/life solutions. Like to learn more? Click here for more information on our employee benefits program!

Keywords: San Luis Valley Health, Pueblo , RN, Trauma Nurse Coordinator - CCH, Healthcare , Alamosa, Colorado

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