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Registered Nurse (RN) - Trauma ICU - $35-55 per hour

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Trauma ICU for a nursing job in Irving, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Trauma ICU
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    JOB SUMMARY

    The Trauma Process Improvement (PI) Coordinator RN, under direction of the Manager Trauma Programs, is responsible for coordination and facilitation of the Trauma Performance Improvement Program. Responsible for monitoring and coordinating trauma care to ensure quality care for the trauma patient. Provides coordination and facilitation of performance improvement activities, including data collection, analysis, trending, and benchmarking of data outcomes.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE

    Responds to trauma activation pages when available to provide clinical support and to evaluate effectiveness of trauma resuscitation process. Responds to disaster activation and performs RN duties as required.

    Develops, implements, and evaluates a Trauma Process Improvement Program in collaboration with the Trauma Program Manager and Trauma Medical Director, and ensures the trauma program meets state regulatory and accrediting standards for performance improvement and patient safety.

    Oversees the collection, tracking and benchmarking of trauma PI issues related to patient care and system development. Maintains the tracking system for case reviews and performance improvement reports. Ensures loop closure is obtained and tracked in registry.

    Participates in assessment, development, implementation, and evaluation of processes and education for process improvement in the care of trauma patients.

    Integrates the trauma registry in the trauma PI process.

    Integrates or links trauma PI with hospital or system PI.

    Maintains Trauma Dept Dashboards monthly and evaluates outcomes of PI projects related to dashboard metrics.

    Collaborates with managers, staff, and education team to identify, implement, and evaluate education programs for trauma based on new trauma care guidelines, research, evidence-based practice, and the educational needs of units for quality/process improvement as well as activities specific to the patient population as evidenced by trauma registry data.

    Provides trauma education in trauma orientation classes in the ED. Coordinates and instructs in outreach education programs such as ATLS, ATCN, and TNCC.

    Participates in community and hospital outreach programs.

    KEY SUCCESS FACTORS

    Advanced understanding of Trauma process improvement, terminology and standards.

    Knowledge and understanding of nursing and patient care standards and procedures.

    Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.

    Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse reactions.

    Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights.

    Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly, both verbally and in writing.

    Ability to effectively use a variety of teaching methods.

    Interpersonal skills to interact with a wide-range of constituencies.

    Must have critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Ability to understand, optimize and document complex processes.

    General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.

    Research and statistical data experience preferred.

    BENEFITS

    Our competitive benefits package includes the following
    - Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
    - 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
    - Tuition Reimbursement
    - PTO accrual beginning Day 1

    - Potential relocation bonus
    Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level

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    LOCATION/FACILITY:----Baylor Scott & White Health Medical Center, Irving, exas

    For more information on the facility, please click our--Locations--link.

    SPECIALITY/DEPARTMENT PRACTICE:----Trauma

    SHIFT/SCHEDULE:-- Part-time days (20 hours/week), Monday-Friday with flexibility to work with night--and weekend shifts

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    Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH)--Baylor Scott and White Job ID #2. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Trauma Process Improvement Coordinator RNAbout Baylor Scott & White HealthBaylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Continuing Education
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Referral bonus
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Life insurance
    • Discount program

Keywords: Baylor Scott & White Health, Irving , Registered Nurse (RN) - Trauma ICU - $35-55 per hour, Healthcare , Irving, Texas

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