HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Trauma Process Improvement & Outcomes Coordinator (RN) in Corpus Christi, Texas

_Corpus Christi Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/

_Trauma Process Improvement and Outcomes Coordinator (RN)._

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, North shore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

*Corpus Christi Medical Center *is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including: * 24-hour Emergency Services * Bariatric Services * Behavioral Health Services * Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment * Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery * Diagnostic Imaging/MRI * Breast Diagnostic Center * Inpatient Rehabilitation * Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level I, II, III * Maternal and Neonatal Transport * Neurosurgical and Neurological Services * Orthopedic Services * Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation * Women's Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a* Trauma Process Improvement and Outcomes Coordinator (RN)* at our Bay Area Medical Center campus.

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 Bay Area 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 TPD and other trauma team members. * Collaborates with discharge planning and social services to coordinate transition to the next level of care. * Collaborates with trauma team members and other departments to establish trauma standards and protocols. * Assist TPD in providing injury prevention education to patients, family, and staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: * Current Texas licensure with the State Board of Nurse Examiners * Minimum of three years recent Emergency Department, Critical Care or Trauma nursing care. * BSN * 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/ENPC certification within six months of employment. * Preferred ENPC and TNCC Instructor certification within eighteen months of employment.

We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs. _ _ _Come make a difference - Apply Online Now!_

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Trauma Process Improvement & Outcomes Coordinator (RN)

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area

Requisition ID: 08298-8512