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RN QI Coordinator - Trauma Services

Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

* The QI Coordinator, Trauma Services is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the performance in the trauma program and works closely with the multi-disciplinary health care team to identify opportunities for improvement. The coordinator also assists with some data entry in the Medical Center Trauma Registry, data retrieval and collection, data analysis, and presentation of data both internally and externally. Must be comfortable with both interpreting the clinical care provided to trauma patients.

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GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

* Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
* Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
* Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
* Assists in the collection of trauma patient data and management of the Trauma Registry and required reporting. Updates reports, graphs, and/or scorecards based on registry data to demonstrate process, structure and outcomes of trauma patient care.
* Maintains current knowledge of trauma care standards and trauma resources including the Trauma Registry. Assists with the identification and provision of trauma educational opportunities and outreach efforts for hospital and the community as outlined in Georgia Committee on Trauma Standards and the American College of Surgeons.
* Participates in daily review of hospitalized trauma patient care.
* Supports Trauma research and publication by providing data (when requested) to investigators in compliance with the Medical Center IRB and HIPAA regulations, as approved by the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Manager.

WORKING CONDITIONS

* General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
* May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
* May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
* May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
* Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

* 4 year/Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (Required)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

* 4-6 years of nursing experience in surgical care, critical care, and/or an emergency department, with increasing responsibility and interest in trauma care (Required)

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES

* Required Certifications/Licensures: Registered Nurse (RN) with current Georgia license

GENERAL SKILLS

* Organizational Skills
* Communication Skills
* Interpersonal Skills
* Customer Relations
* Analytical
* Microsoft Office Suite

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

* Have near normal hearing - Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice
* Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
* Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
* Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

* Standing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Walking - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Sitting - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
* Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)

Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , RN QI Coordinator - Trauma Services, Other , Albany, Georgia

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