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Experienced RN - Registered Nurse Trauma Control - Trauma ED - Nights

Company: OU Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title:Experienced RN - Registered Nurse Trauma Control - Trauma ED - NightsDepartment:Adult Emergency DepartmentJob Description:General Description: Acts as an expert RN in clinical care of injured patients, coordinates trauma team care delivery and system throughput. Essential Functions/Duties:Provides clinical command and control during trauma activations.Responsible for the day to day operation of the trauma emergency department.Provides oversight of care for injured patients based on evidence-based trauma care guidelines/protocols.Provides clinical expertise and input on procedures including, but not limited to, Trauma Intensive Care Unit, Post-Trauma Clinical Unit, Rapid Response, Mass-Transfusion Protocol, and intravenous access.Act as the hospital liaison with all pre-hospital emergency medical services and referring facilities throughout Oklahoma and surrounding areas.Coordinate, monitor and document patient and clinical care activities.Participate in ongoing performance improvement/patient safety processes related to the injured patient population.Promote and support a collaborative team approach in providing care for all injured patients.Communicate with clinical and management teams to execute and direct patient care services and system throughput.Participates in trauma program activities in support of injury prevention, community education, staff and system development.Minimum Qualifications:Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; and Experience: Two (2) years experience as an RN in Emergency/Trauma/Intensive Care. Or substitute a Master's degree in Nursing for one (1) year of the required experienceLicense(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current RN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact RN License (eNLC). Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) required upon hire. REQUIRED WITHIN 12 MONTHS:Trauma Nursing Core Course - Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) (TNCC) OR Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses - Society of Trauma Nurses (STN) (ATCN) Pediatric Advanced Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA) (PALS) OR Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course - Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) (ENPC)Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of nursing theory, standards of nursing care, practices, techniques and procedures. Knowledge of hospital organization. Skill in administering effective nursing care. Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with medical staff.Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

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