Trauma Services Coordinator | Spearfish Hospital | Full Time 32 Hours

Spearfish, SD Full time 22_1154


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Job Category

Patient Services

Job Family

Care Coordination


SPH Standards / Risk Management

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, and provides total patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patients served on a continuing basis, to obtain optimum health for patient and family, in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policy and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act. Is responsible for promotion of optimal trauma care, data collection and injury prevention through the coordination of clinical activities, professional and public education, performance improvement as directed, and emergency department coordinating functions. Responsible for collaboration with medical staff, patient's/family and the health needs in selected trauma patient resulting in quality, cost effective outcomes.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Acts as a resource to staff, patients and families regarding patient care. Facilitates efficient, appropriate, coordinated care to help ensure positive patient outcomes.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of standards, policies and procedures, and integrates knowledge into delivery of care. Performs nursing procedures and treatments according to nursing division and unit specific standards.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize an emergency situation and initiate appropriate responses. Is readily available to participate in an emergency situation and stays within the scope of practice. Demonstrates familiarity with emergent policies. Identifies subtle changes in patient status and reports immediately to provider.
  • Develops, maintains, revises and provides annual updates for the facility PI plan.
  • Participates in policy development and revision in nursing services departments as requested.
  • Prioritizes and organizes delivery of care in a consistent manner. Initiates interdisciplinary collaboration to promote optimal patient care and outcomes.
  • Provides for the delivery of patient care based on individual needs through the collection of health data and ongoing patient assessment with identification of problems and needs.
  • Participates in performance improvement and quality control activities.
  • Positively supports and contributes to departmental development as evidenced by participating in meetings and training.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Education - Associates degree in Nursing
Certifications - Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing; Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) Certification - Accredited University or accredited training professionals

Experience - 5+ years of Emergency Department Experience; 5+ years of Registered Nurse Experience
Education - Bachelors degree in Nursing

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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