Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator

Job ID: J124706
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 13, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Collaborates with the trauma program medical director (TMD) and trauma program director/manager to ensure the trauma center provides quality patient care.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages the data flow process for performance improvement.  Supervises and guides performance improvement in accordance with the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF) Standards for Accreditation.  Manages the Performance Improvement plan in conjunction with the TMD and trauma program director/manager.  Responsible for the aggregation, monitoring and reporting of regulatory mandated and/or program specific quality metrics.  Reviews adverse events, monitors for trends, develops and plans practice changes in collaboration with the TMD and trauma program director/manager.  Maintains peer review process for the trauma program. (70%)
  • Supports the trauma program in maintaining PTSF Accreditation including application and formal site survey. (10%)
  • Assists with the daily flow of the trauma program. (15%)
  • Acts as a representative for the trauma program. (5%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • BSN degree
  • RN License in the State of Pennsylvania
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • 5 years experience in nursing practice
  • Experience with the PTSF Standards for Accreditation or comparable experience with regulatory agencies

Preferred

  • Master’s degree in Nursing or related field
  • ACLS and CEN, CFRN, CCRN or TCRN preferred
  • Previous performance improvement experience
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Epic
  • Trauma nursing experience in either Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit

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