Position Details

Department: Trauma Services
Category: Any
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 423518
Date Posted: 11/16/2018
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This positions serves as liaison to the trauma program for outside hospitals, pre-hospital providers , and EMS services. This position will be the point person for pre-hospital case review, policy and procedure development and revision, and problem resolution for the trauma department.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Quality and performance improvement
    • Acts as a liaison to internal customers (staff and physicians), external medical facilities, EMS services, and training facilities which may include core and/or protocol competency, continuing education, base station orientation, pre-hospital protocols and communication tools.
    • Provide trauma case review, follow up, and performance improvement for transferred and transported patients; reviews pre-hospital/OSH data elements; coordinates Performance Improvement issue resolution.
    • Assists and participates in the development of trauma-related policies and procedures by using knowledge of legal structures, resources, and constraints in relation to the role of the hospital, performance of EMS providers, and patient rights.
    • Obtains delinquent EMS trip report forms; monitors and reviews pre-hospital trip sheets for quality standards of care.
  2. Education
    • Organizes, implements, and instructs a variety of outreach continuing education programs for EMS, emergency medical training facilities, healthcare facilities, allied health professionals and lay public regarding pediatric trauma.
    • Supports trauma program strategic plan for education.
  3. Outreach and marketing
    • Assists in the assessment of referral patterns of EMS services and medical facilities to determine if department activities are resulting in increased referrals.
    • Enhances accessibility to PCH and increases knowledge of PCH through relationship management with referral sources and other health care providers.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. EMT/Paramedic Certification OR Successful completion of an accredited RN degree program. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Pediatric experience. Preferred
2. Pre-hospital experience. Preferred
3. Experience in emergency medical education. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current PALS certification. Required
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. Required
3. Current Paramedic certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). Preferred
4. Current State of AZ RN License from a compact state with multistate privileges or the ability to establish licensure according to Arizona law prior to start date. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
I have reviewed the qualifications, physical requirements and occupational exposure/risk potential for this position and wish to apply