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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Children's Surgery Admin
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 746877
Date Posted: 5/4/2023
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Trauma Program Coordinator is responsible for trauma care and quality at designated Phoenix Children`s trauma centers under state designation only. The coordinator promotes the delivery of quality trauma care through clinical practice, consultation, education, collaboration, leadership, outreach, and prevention. The coordinator assumes responsibilities for implementing state trauma designation requirements at Phoenix Children`s satellite campuses under the direction of the Director of Trauma Services and in collaboration with trauma center leadership. The coordinator oversees and facilitates trauma center performance improvement activities as required by state Trauma Center Rules.

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. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates trauma center performance.
    • Responsible for compliance with state rules regarding trauma center performance.
    • Participates in the development of trauma care systems at hospital and community level.
    • Serves as liaison between main campus trauma program and satellite trauma centers.
    • Leads trauma designation activities according to state trauma center rules.
  2. Develops and implements trauma education.
    • Identifies education needs at satellite trauma centers.
    • Implements effective education strategies.
  3. Coordinates and supports trauma registry data entry.
    • Facilitates identification of trauma patients for entry into the registry.
    • Supports trauma registry personnel and activities for submission to state and/or national databases as required.
  4. Coordinates and implements trauma outreach activities.
    • Provides follow up, feedback, and education to transporting agencies and referring hospitals.
    • Identifies opportunities for clinical or systems improvements and implements strategies to improve them.
    • Attends local EMS and hospital system meetings as appropriate.
    • Supports emergency preparedness activities.
  5. Supports and implements dissemination of trauma clinical care guidelines to trauma centers.
    • Identifies appropriate clinical practice guidelines for satellite trauma centers.
    • Engages local stakeholders and supports approval and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
  6. 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. Bachelor`s degree in nursing. Required
2. Master`s degree or higher. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of three years clinical nursing experience. Required
2. Three years clinical nursing experience in fields of pediatrics, trauma, emergency, and/or critical care. Preferred
3. Nursing leadership experience Preferred
4. Experience with nursing education. Preferred
5. Experience with data entry, analysis, and reporting. Preferred
6. Experience with quality improvement and patient safety Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
1. 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
2. Current BLS certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association or obtain prior to start date. Required
3. Trauma, Emergency, and/or Critical Care certification Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Travel between Phoenix Children`s locations regularly. Required
2. Experience with Microsoft Office applications. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Frequently
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Frequently
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
7. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
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