Trauma Education Coordinator

 
Position: Trauma Education Coordinator

Job ID: 143655

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: TRAUMA PROGRAM

Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Trauma Education Coordinator – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll create and coordinate centralized and decentralized staff development programs, performance improvement initiatives and special projects for the Trauma Program. This role acts as a clinical expert and consultant for trauma nursing and injury prevention education to staff providing care to trauma patients. Additionally, you will provide education to outside hospitals related to trauma, trauma care and trauma transfers.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Designs, implements, coordinates and evaluates educational programs for staff caring for trauma patients
  • Manages special projects and performance improvement initiatives for the department
  • Coordinates continuous state of readiness initiatives for department
  • Provides and coordinates education across the continuum for staff managing trauma patients and coordinates community/EMS outreach and education


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Five (5) years clinical nursing experience
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State of Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
  • Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) certification issued by the Emergency Nurses Association
  • Broad knowledge of: nursing functions, patient care activities within the inpatient setting, patient care policies and procedures, clinical inpatient staff competencies, quality improvement concepts and regulatory agency requirements
  • Ability to manage diverse clinical and non-clinical projects, develop plans that assist an individual’s staff development, and group facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills
  • Strong skills using office related software
  • Quick adaptation to clinical situations and fast learning of clinical equipment operation
  • The following is preferred:
    • Trauma experience
    • Some leadership experience
    • ENPC and PALS instructor status


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