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AdventHealth RN Trauma Program Coordinator - FT Days in Killeen, Texas


Trauma Program Coordinator - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.

  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.

  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average

  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from

  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.

  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Manage the trauma program, specifically to ensure implementation of the PI plan and ensure loop closure.

  • Review care delivered to trauma patients and identify care issues and/or processes for improvement.

  • Identify staff learning needs and collaborate with Nursing Education Department to develop educational activities related to trauma care.

  • Collaborate with other clinical departments to develop processes that enhance patient care and throughput throughout the continuum of care.

  • Ensure accurate and timely record input to the Trauma Registry

  • Represent the Trauma programs on specific hospital committees: Trauma Committee, Patient Safety Committee, Medical Peer Review Committee, Emergency Management Committee, Clinical Leadership Committee

  • Represent the AdventHealth Trauma programs at RAC meetings

  • Represent AdventHealth at quarterly Texas Trauma Coordinators’ Forum meetings

  • Develop Injury Prevention programs specific to the community

  • Collaborate with local EMS to ensure follow up and development of local protocols.

  • Collaborate with Trauma Coordinators at receiving facilities to ensure lope closure of transferred patients.

  • Develop and review policies specific to trauma care


What You Will Need:

  • Current Texas or multi-state Compact RN license

  • BSN

  • 5 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Emergency, Critical Care or Trauma nursing

  • Must have: ACLS, PALS and TNCC certifications

Job Summary:

  • The Trauma Program Coordinator has the authority to manage the Trauma and Stroke programs throughout the continuum of care and across multidisciplinary lines of service

  • The Trauma Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that AdventHealth remains in compliance with all regulatory requirements to maintain Trauma Facility Designation and Stroke Center Designation.

  • The Trauma Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring quality and safe care is delivered to our patients.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Central Texas

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Central Texas

Req ID: 21034910

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.