Clinical Program Coordinator, Trauma Program
Job ID: R0043863 | Registered Nurse Professionals | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Clinical Program Coordinator is responsible for co-leading the performance improvement and patient safety (PIPS) activities of injury care from the pre-hospital phase through rehabilitation. The coordinator, under the guidance of and in collaboration with trauma program leaders and trauma liaisons, has responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing, and re-evaluating care to the injured and to report on such activities during reverification visits activities.

This individual leads and manages a systematic and coordinated approach to quality measurement and improvement initiatives impacting core clinical processes and critical patient care functions as they relate to the injured using Virginia Trauma and the American College of Surgeons documents and standards, as well as addressing related institution-specific improvement needs.
  • Collaborates with and assists the Trauma Program Manager (TPM), such as state and national (American College of Surgeons) trauma center site visit triannual pre- and post-visit submission documents as they relate to PIPS.
  • Presents PIPS plan and documents and participates in discussions during reverification visits.
  • Maintains PIPS documents, such as the master tracker and patient review forms.
  • Organizes and follows through on tasks associated with PIPS loop closure.
  • Leads weekly "working" PIPS meetings with agenda circulated prior to the meetings.
  • Creates clinical care timelines as a component of patient care review.
  • Facilitates and documents loop closure.
  • Contributes to Be Safe and A3 activities.
  • Facilitates PIPS-related education, including signage.
  • Develops quality filters, audits, and case reviews.
  • Identifies trends and sentinel events.
  • Leads trauma manual guideline review, revisions, and subsequent communications.
  • Identifies events, collaboratively develops corrective action plans, and provides monitoring and reevaluation.
  • Conducts primary reviews of cases and participates in subsequent levels of review.
  • Organizes and supports work groups through planning, facilitation, task execution, and/or communication support.
    • Introduces new protocols and procedures.
    • Assists work groups with content and research support.
  • Models effective communication and collaboration skills/behaviors.
  • Contributes to the development of guidelines; reviews and revises based on current literature and evidence.
  • Prepares the agenda and presentation and reviews quality data monthly at the trauma multidisciplinary meetings (MDPI).
  • Observes Alpha trauma alerts, when feasible, for the purpose of PIPS activities.
  • Participates in trauma service rounds weekly for the purpose of personal education and PIPS activities.
  • Leads weekly Alpha and Death reviews at trauma service conference (Friday conference).
  • Serves as a trauma expert to support nursing and other team members' response to care of the injured.
  • Provides direct clinical care during trauma alert, unstable extreme situations to assist nursing team members.
  • Provides direct support to the trauma service multi-casualty incident response, per the trauma program MCI plan.
  • Participates in injury prevention activities.

Position Compensation Range: $70,595.20 - $112,944.00 Annually

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing from accredited nursing program. Master's degree in related field within 4 years of hire.
  • Experience: Emergency/critical care nursing experience, preferably in an academic level I or II trauma center setting. Extensive performance improvement experience preferred.
  • Licensure: Must be a registered nurse and currently licensed to practice in the state of Virginia. Certified Registered Trauma Nurse (CTRN) certification preferred.

APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT RESUME WITH APPLICATION.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.



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