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Trauma Outreach Coordinator - RN

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Joining us, you can expect supportive leadership, inter-professional teamwork, state-of-the-art technology, extensive training and innovative learning, and advancement potential.

 

This position oversees our Trauma Survivors Network program which is a supportive program for patients and families who have suffered traumatic injuries. In addition this position in coordination with the Trauma Program Director develops data based outreach to allied health professionals, and the public at large on injury prevention strategies. Participate in Performance Improvement efforts in coordination with the Trauma Program Director and Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator.

 

The Trauma Outreach Coordinator (TOC) works to promote optimal care of the trauma patient throughout the region and within the guidelines established by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the American College of Surgeons. S/he is responsible for planning and managing community injury prevention, trauma education and outreach activities and increase support within the community we serve. In addition, s/he works to advance the science of injury prevention, and increase awareness about the hospital’s reputation for excellence in trauma and emergency surgical services as a Level One Trauma Center. The TOC provides consultation and educational services to all facilities and EMS agencies within the region with a focus on injury prevention and improving patient outcomes and participates in process improvement activities and site survey preparation to accomplish the goals of the regional strategic plan.  Examples include driving and firearms safety, fall prevention and domestic violence awareness. In addition to community awareness programs, the Trauma Outreach Coordinator may participate in programs and organizations established by EMS and law enforcement agencies in schools, camps and other similar settings.  Works closely with the Trauma Program Director and the Trauma Section Chief. Collaborates with other regional outreach coordinators and participates in appropriate programs

 

Based in western Virginia, we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach. Note the worthy advantages of supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teams, innovative learning, and advancement potential.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.  Must have a Bachelors degree in nursing, education or related field. Masters degree strongly preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Experience: 3 to 5 years clinical nursing experience required. Experience and knowledge of trauma systems and injury prevention preferred.  Must have experience in public speaking, education and project management. Experience with developing spreadsheets, graphs and the research process is preferable.

Licensure/Certifications/Registration: License as a Registered Nurse in good standing in the state of Virginia required.  AHA BLS-HCP, AHA-ACLS, TNCC or equivalent certifications required. May be required to obtain additional certifications related to injury prevention and outreach. 

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must be capable of building successful relationships with healthcare professionals and legislative representatives invested in injury prevention and safety. Must have outstanding and effective written and verbal communication skills and be self directed, innovative and resourceful.  Must be capable of being an ambassador for Carilion Clinic specifically CRMH as a Level One Trauma Center. Experience with Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Office essential.Background/experience in injury prevention, experience/knowledge of trauma and critical care pathophysiology and patient care management preferred.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.

 


Requisition Number: 88976 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Day/Evening 
Shift Details: Day/Evening: Occasional weekends
Recruiter: DANA E JOHNSON 
Recruiter Phone: 540-400-4631
Recruiter Email: dejohnson@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

 


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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