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Job Title: Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator – Pediatric Trauma Program
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Immediately
Location: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
Description: Upstate Medical University is looking for a Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator to join their dynamic team of expert professionals.

The Pediatric Trauma Performance Improvement (PI) Coordinator assumes responsibility for the coordination of the pediatric trauma PI activities for Upstate Golisano Children’s’ 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.

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. 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.
How to Apply: If you are an individual who is interested in making a positive difference please consider applying to our current opportunity at: http://careers.upstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/505231?lApplicationSubSourceID=Job #71671

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability.

Date Posted: 08/04/2022