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Beth Israel Lahey Health Trauma Performance Improvement Nurse Coordinator in Beverly, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Regular

Scheduled Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Plans and implements performance improvements and outreach education on behalf of the Trauma Program

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Collaborates with the Trauma Manager, Trauma Program Director, Trauma Registrars and other disciplines to review the performance and safety of the Trauma Center in its mission to evaluate issues, promote loop closure, and optimize clinical outcomes.

  2. Develops the quality improvement program of the Trauma Department in accordance with American College of Surgeon Committee on Trauma Guidelines. Develops and participates in data systems to analyze patient outcomes and ensure optimal care.

  3. Maintains all current trauma protocols and updates per organizational guidelines and as needed.

  4. Responsible for patient follow-ups to referring agencies and providers. This will incorporate medical record review, evaluation of the patient clinical course and relevant outcomes. Maintains database of referral contacts.

  5. Develops and implements outreach efforts to improve trauma outcomes with local hospitals and pre-hospital providers. Coordinate with city, regional, state and governmental agencies to identify education needs, develop and implement programs.

  6. Participates in the preparation for the tri-annual American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma re-certification visit. Plays a key role in compiling trauma education and outreach efforts to meet the ACS guidelines for Level 3 status.

  7. Prepares Trauma Multidisciplinary PIPS Committee for the adult trauma service bimonthly.

  8. Assist in providing feedback to transferring hospital staff and physicians as well as EMS/Specialists

  9. In conjunction with the Trauma Program Medical Director and Trauma Program Nurse Director, reviews trauma cases and provides feedback re: QI issues to health care providers both within and outside hospital.

  10. Attends resuscitations of patients triaged as Trauma Activations, when available.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

  • License Registered Nurse required.

  • 3-5 years related work experience required.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of trauma, emergency, and/or pre-hospital EMS systems.

  • Certified in Trauma Nursing Core Course, Instructor Preferred.

  • Experience with computer database systems required, including web based applications and Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

  • Experience in education program development; prior teaching and program planning experience.

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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