Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Trauma Services
Category: Any
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 539147
Date Posted: 12/4/2020
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: Looking for an experienced RN to represent the trauma team as the trauma liason for education and outreach to all Phoenix Children's locations and beyond! Phoenix Children's is a Level 1 Trauma Center. This is a Monday-Friday position 8am-5pm. Required pediatric RN experience in emergency, trauma or critical care.

This positions serves as the trauma program’s liaison to referring institutions for education and outreach. This position coordinates and builds relationships with referring institutions through case review, policy and procedure development, trauma education, 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 the trauma program’s primary liaison to referring hospitals, emergency departments, and medical facilities who currently or have desires to refer injured children to Phoenix Children’s Hospital Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. The liaison may also have a limited role in outreach to EMS services in coordination with the Base Hospital program. The position will have responsibilities for monitoring readiness and response, and policy development related to trauma.
    • 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.
  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.
    • Facilitates obtaining delinquent EMS trip report forms; monitors and reviews pre-hospital trip sheets for quality and standards of care.
  3. Outreach and marketing
    • Assists in the assessment of referral patterns of Emergency Departments, other Trauma Centers, EMS services and other medical facilities to determine if department activities are resulting in increased and appropriate referrals with optimal pre-transfer care.
    • Enhances accessibility 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. Successful completion of an accredited RN degree program Required
2. Successful completion of an accredited Master`s in Nursing Education degree program Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Pediatric experience in emergency, trauma or critical care. Minimum of 3 years. Required
2. Experience in nursing education role. Preferred
3. Experience in quality and performance improvement. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current PALS certification. Required
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association. Required
3. Current TNCC and/or ATCN certification 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. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Microsoft Office and data reporting skill set. 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
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