Aug 05, 2022

Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator

Job no: 71671
Department: Pediatric Trauma Program
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Staff Associate, NSSL4
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Registered Nurses

Job Summary: The Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement (PI) Coordinator assumes responsibility for the coordination of the pediatric trauma PI activities for Upstate Golisano Childrens’ Hospital’s Verified Level I Trauma Program encompassing all areas of patient care from prehospital to discharge. Responsibilities include tasks related to quality initiatives for the Pediatric Trauma PI Committee including the recognition and assessment of care concerns and the development of corrective action measures to ensure loop closure. This position monitors PI indicators as outlined by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Department of Health (DOH) and hospital criteria; and initiates and directs action plans on identified PI indicators in order to uphold the standards to maintain Level 1 Verification. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator creates and runs reports with emphasis on trends, changes in activity and data and assists with the validation of the trauma registry. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator manages/coordinates process of monthly and real time chart reviews and quality initiatives for Trauma PI Committee. The Pediatric trauma PI coordinator attends trauma rounds and interacts with entities of the Pediatric Trauma Team, Trauma team liaisons, other teams such as the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Nursing, Adult Trauma Team, the Burn team and Hospital Administration. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator will be active in the local, regional and state Trauma Advisory Committees.
Minimum Qualifications:

NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) Registered Nurse, Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and a minimum of 4 years satisfactory post licensure acute care RN experience required. Excellent written/oral communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required. CPR-BLS certification required by time of appointment. Candidate must have baseline understanding of statistics, data analysis and quality improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in Trauma preferred. Experience in Pediatrics and Pediatric certification preferred. Clinical experience with quality and PI projects and knowledge of Microsoft office suite - specifically PowerPoint, Access, and Excel preferred.

Work Days:

Monday-Friday, days

Message to Applicants:
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement (PI) Coordinator assumes responsibility for the coordination of the pediatric trauma PI activities for Upstate Golisano Childrens’ Hospital’s Verified Level I Trauma Program encompassing all areas of patient care from prehospital to discharge. Responsibilities include tasks related to quality initiatives for the Pediatric Trauma PI Committee including the recognition and assessment of care concerns and the development of corrective action measures to ensure loop closure. This position monitors PI indicators as outlined by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Department of Health (DOH) and hospital criteria; and initiates and directs action plans on identified PI indicators in order to uphold the standards to maintain Level 1 Verification. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator creates and runs reports with emphasis on trends, changes in activity and data and assists with the validation of the trauma registry. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator manages/coordinates process of monthly and real time chart reviews and quality initiatives for Trauma PI Committee. The Pediatric trauma PI coordinator attends trauma rounds and interacts with entities of the Pediatric Trauma Team, Trauma team liaisons, other teams such as the Department of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Nursing, Adult Trauma Team, the Burn team and Hospital Administration. The Pediatric Trauma PI Coordinator will be active in the local, regional and state Trauma Advisory Committees.