Role Summary: Supports department by facilitating the delivery of professional, specialized nursing care related to the Trauma Program for the well-being and comfort of patients. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health care team, the Trauma Nurse Lead utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation to provide care, documentation and teaching related to acute needs; and by implementing medically prescribed interventions related to acute care needs in the trauma injured patient. Demonstrates strong trauma clinical assessment, nursing interventions, and strong communication/leadership skills. The Trauma Nurse Lead will assist the trauma clinical coordinators and trauma data analysts with the development, collection, implementation and management of the performance improvement program for Mission Hospitals Trauma Program.
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Preferred Education: Masters Degree in Nursing
Required License/Certifications: Must have and maintain licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing.
Preferred License: None
Required Experience: Three years critical care/trauma experience.
Preferred Experience: Ability to work with spreadsheets and databases, teaching experience.
Required Certification: National certification in critical care or trauma care. BLS, ACLS, TNCC, ENPC
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