RN Coordinator - Trauma Injury Prevention - Detroit - Full time Day Shift

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Nursing
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1912730 Requisition #


A unique and exciting position is available within the Surgery Dept. with the Henry Ford Medical Group on the main campus in downtown Detroit. This a high level trauma coordinator for the Henry Ford Health System.
This is a 40 hour/week exempt position scheduled for weekdays.


General Summary

The Trauma Injury Prevention/Outreach/Education Coordinator is responsible for essential aspects of the injury prevention, outreach and educational components of the trauma program. As an integral member of the multidisciplinary trauma team, this coordinator position identifies and analyzes injury and outcome trends in order to develop programs consistent with trauma program objectives which include but are not be limited to: 1) Trauma education for staff and the community about injury prevention and trauma care 2) raising the visibility of Henry Ford Health System Trauma Centers through campus-specific public awareness and community outreach activities. This role will reflect the most recent criteria outlined in the current American College of Surgeons (ACS) document "Resource for the Optimal Care of the Injured Patient" with respect to injury prevention, outreach and education.

Administrative

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Meets regularly with the Trauma Program Manager to clarify pertinent information to be captured in the database and discuss injury prevention activities.
  • Evaluates data in the trauma registry to identify opportunities to assist with the process improvement and injury prevention activities for the institution.
  • Serves on hospital, medical staff, and nursing department committees.
  • Establishes criteria and monitors the effectiveness of injury prevention programs.
  • Provides annual report of educational, outreach and injury prevention activities.
  • Remains current on injury control issues and methodologies by participating in nationally recognized programs.
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Injury Prevention/Outreach/Education


  • Assists the Trauma Program Manager (TPM) with development and implementation of a comprehensive Injury Prevention Program.
  • All injury prevention, outreach and education activities will be consistent with health system, institutional and program goals.
  • Acts as a liaison to community groups, healthcare and public service agencies in collaboration with the hospital EMS Programs/Emergency Preparedness staff to promote public awareness and promote trauma program activities.
  • Develops educational materials for use by health care providers and the community at large consistent with program initiatives.
  • Partners with other health network and system-based programs to deliver collaborative programs to diverse populations.
  • Identifies and researches opportunities for project funding and collaborates with experienced grant writers with the department or health system to submit project proposals
  • Develops implements & maintains Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for the trauma program including subsequent education and support of clinical staff including appropriate patient follow-up as defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
  • Assists the TPM and Trauma Medical Director (TMD) to provide trauma related educational programs for nursing, Pre-hospital and medical staff as necessary.
  • Assists the Trauma Program Manager (TPM) with development and implementation of a comprehensive Injury Prevention Program.
  • All injury prevention, outreach and education activities will be consistent with health system, institutional and program goals.
  • Acts as a liaison to community groups, healthcare and public service agencies in collaboration with the hospital EMS Programs/Emergency Preparedness staff to promote public awareness and promote trauma program activities.
  • Develops educational materials for use by health care providers and the community at large consistent with program initiatives.
  • Partners with other health network and system-based programs to deliver collaborative programs to diverse populations.
  • Identifies and researches opportunities for project funding and collaborates with experienced grant writers with the department or health system to submit project proposals
  • Develops implements & maintains Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for the trauma program including subsequent education and support of clinical staff including appropriate patient follow-up as defined by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
  • Assists the TPM and Trauma Medical Director (TMD) to provide trauma related educational programs for nursing, Pre-hospital and medical staff as necessary.

 Other Job Duties/Responsibilities

Due to the uniqueness of each hospital campus and level of trauma center there may be other roles and responsibilities required. These roles will include but are not limited to:


  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate ongoing trauma-related educational programs for nursing staff through formal and informal training classes.
  • Trauma Registry Activities Performance Improvement Activities.



 

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.
  • Trauma Related Certification & Instructor Courses appropriate for institution as defined by institution Trauma Program Manager required.  
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred.
  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) preferred.
  • Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) preferred. 
  • Minimum of 2-3 years clinical experience in trauma patient care including experience in emergency or critical care nursing.

Certifications/Licensures Required

 

  • Current Michigan RN license.
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).

 

    Overview

       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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