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Trauma Process Improvement and Outcomes Coordinator- Trauma Services

Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe - Conroe, Texas

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Job Code: 06437-72426

Full-time

No Weekends

Conroe Regional Medical Center – Conroe, TX

 

Trauma Process Improvement and Outcomes Coordinator- Trauma Services

 

Shift: Full-time days

 

Conroe Regional Medical Center, where high-quality care meets the comfort and convenience of a hospital close to home. We have been meeting the healthcare needs of the Montgomery County region for more than 75 years.

As a regional, tertiary referral center, other hospitals rely on us when a higher level of care is necessary. We have 342 beds, 1,200 employees, more than 400 physicians on staff, and the resources of the largest healthcare provider in the nation - HCA.

Conroe Regional Medical Center has achieved recognition as a Certified Primary Stroke Center, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and designation as a Level III Trauma facility. CRMC also has a Level III Neonatal ICU for the most vulnerable patients.

 

Conroe Regional Medical Center is currently looking for a  - Trauma Process Improvement and Outcomes Coordinator - Trauma Services.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Abstracts data from the patient’s chart including demographic characteristics, history of injuries, and modalities according to established guidelines/reviews in conformance with the Conroe Regional Medical Center Trauma Registry.
  • Tracks Trauma patients throughout hospital stay and monitors for outcomes on trauma patients.
  • Completes Performance Improvement activities through concurrent review of patient care data for trends and early identification of complications and provides evidence of loop closure.
  • Has working knowledge of the American College of Surgeons and Texas Department of State Health Services trauma care standards in all hospital settings.
  • Serves as a member of Multidisciplinary Trauma Process Improvement Committee meetings, assisting in writing agendas and submitting to medical staffing.
  • Prepares cases for review in Trauma Morbidity and Mortality meetings, keeps minutes and binders organized.
  • Intervenes and resolves trauma related issues that may have a negative quality or cost outcomes.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned. Performance will be evaluated in terms of: a) level of participation; b) completion by due date; c) adherence to instructions; d) accuracy.
  • Coordinates care to achieve targeted outcome through the use of evidenced based practice.
  • Promotes collaborative practice between departments and identifies need for consultations.
  • Documentation in the medical record all interactions, interventions, education and information pertaining to patient care.      
  • Report pertinent patient care data on trauma patients to the Director of Trauma.
  • Collaborates with discharge planning and Social Work to coordinate plan of care and discharge.
  • Collaborates with Director of Trauma, Educator and other departments to establish trauma standards and protocols.
  • Director of Trauma and Injury Prevention Coordinator in providing injury prevention education to patients, family, and staff.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Has a minimum of three years recent Emergency Department, Critical Care or Trauma nursing experience.
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Texas nursing license.
  • BSN or actively pursuing BSN.
  • Current Texas licensure with the State Board of Nurse Examiners. Bachelors preferred.
  • Current CPR Certification through the AHA.
  • Complete (AAAM) Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine course within twelve months of employment.
  • Complete Trauma Outcomes Performance Improvement Course (TOPIC) within twelve months of employment.
  • TNCC certification within six months of employment.
  • ACLS and PALS or ENPC certification within twelve months of employment.

 

 

 

Last Edited: 02/17/2017

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