Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the Trauma team members (RN, data analysts, care coordinators, educators) find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists, assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties.
Responsible for the education of health care providers and community advocates and the coordination of the provision of patient contact, and patient healthcare to the healthcare team. Serve as an advocate for quality patient care in Trauma patients. Serve as a representative of Barnes Jewish Hospital as a Level I trauma center educational resource in trauma care to the BJC enterprise. Provides education and trauma oversight to the region and implements their trauma educational programs.
Acts as course director for (ATLS) Advanced Trauma Life Support (physician credentialing) course as required by American College of Surgeons Level I trauma center verification. Acts as course director for TNCC (Trauma Nursing Core Course) for trauma nurse certification. Acts as Course Coordinator for Trauma Nurse Specialist Course (TNS). Provides course direction for additional nationally recognized certification courses. Procures all pre-course materials, ensures all pre-course and post-course paperwork is complete and accurate. Follows structured guidelines. Manages courses to defined course budget. Logs expenses and is accountable to Trauma Program Manager for expenses. Follows up on all deficiencies. Provides required course audits. Recruits physician and nursing instructors and lay volunteers for courses. Accountable for all course outcomes.
Researches current best practices, designs course and provides instruction to inpatient care providers on methods of caring for trauma and surgical patients. Acts as an expert in trauma care for employees across the enterprise by advising and participating in orientation and skills training activities on inpatient and outpatient units. Teaches TNCC, ATCN and Trauma Nurse Specialist Course. Collaborates with university partners in organizing CME opportunities. Collects and maintains CME/CE record for trauma services to meet ACS standards.
Leads collaborative meetings between Trauma/ACCS services and inpatient units and/or Emergency Department. Prepares agenda, communicates with physicians and other members to insure all items are addressed during regularly scheduled sessions. Follows up on outstanding items.
Collaborates with Injury Prevention to assess need, develop course content and performs community education through teaching nationally recognized injury prevention courses. Supports Trauma/ACCS services in meeting ACS requirements for EMS outreach through the provision of continuing education.
Facilitates the growth of the Trauma/ACCS services through active participation in research and participation in regional and national events. Develops and implements program initiatives with the collaboration of house-wide partners to improve the care of Trauma/ACCS patients. Monitors data to report outcomes for presentation. Represents Trauma Services as Education Specialist in State, Local and National course Presentations.
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
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Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.