Clinical Trauma Coordinator Generous Relocation Bonus

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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 11/22/2017

HCA Healthcare Thornton, CO

Thornton, CO
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Code: 03192-66239


No Weekends

Position Title : Clinical Trauma Coordinator

North Denver Generous Relocation Bonus

Hospital : HCA North Suburban Medical Center.

Address: 9191 Grant St, Thornton, CO 80229

North Suburban has a excellent Trauma Program with a dynamic Director that has worked for HCA for several years and relocated form HCA Texas to head up our Trauma Program . We are excited to be revived and going to a Level 2 Trauma Center in 2018 . With a generation of caring for the communities of north Denver, North Suburban Medical Center has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. North Suburban leads the north Denver area in Core Measure quality ratings and is one of just two hospitals in the state of Colorado to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission each of the last five years.

Position Summary:

Responsible for the identification & clinical evaluation and tracking of trauma service patients. Directs ongoing patient tracking, chart abstracting, and data entry of trauma service patients into the trauma registry data bank. Responsible for quality assessment of patient care to include assisting with design and development of QA indicators, active participation in outcome review, and initial screening for peer review issues. All trauma registry data and QA activities will comply with state and national guidelines to include the state trauma rules and regulations, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma Optimal Guidelines, and The Joint Commission criteria. Provides on going statistical reports and assists with developing specialized reports as required or assigned. Responsible for ensuring that trauma patient data is entered into the trauma registry and reviewed for completeness (analyzed) as required by The Joint Commission, state, federal, corporate, regulatory agencies and hospital policies. Maintains TraumaBase database. Other related duties as required or assigned by supervisor. Participates in trauma research as appropriate. Serves a s a liaison between the trauma service and related departments. Oversees and organizes Injury Prevention Program. Performs other elated duties as required or assigned by Emergency and Trauma Program Director.

Position Requirements:

Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Registered Nurse license in the State of Colorado. Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS/ENPC, TNCC required.

Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing; BSN desirable.

Experience: Prefer experience as a Trauma Coordinator. If none, must have three years recent (within past year) Emergency Department or Critical Care experience, preferably in a trauma center. Experience with Quality Improvement desired.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have effective verbal communication skills in order to interact in a clear, concise manner with staff, physicians, and administration. Computer skills to include data entry, reporting, and word processing. Typing skills sufficient to complete the job in a timely manner. Must be skilled in time management in order to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks. Must be able to analyze charts to evaluate patient care and review for compliance with trauma standards. Knowledge and experience with ICD-10 and AIS scoring tools is desirable.

Degree of Supervision Required: Minimal supervision: Individual proceeds on own initiative in compliance with policies, procedures, and practices prescribed by Trauma Rules and Regulations and immediate supervisor. Works closely with the Trauma Medical Director and physicians. Coordinates chart abstracting and data entry with the trauma registrar or data specialist and others in the department.

Orientation Period: Based on experience. Extensive orientation may be required and will be determined by Department Manager/Director.

Last Edited: 11/20/2017