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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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