Regional Medical Center of San Jose is an acute care hospital with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospital provides a host of technologically-advanced services including Cardiovascular,Neuro, Orthopedic, Bariatric and General Surgery, Interventional Pulmonology and services for Women.
Regional holds Joint Commission advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Get with the Guidelines- Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. It is a certified Chest Pain Center, county-designated STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center, designated Lung Cancer Screening Center, a member of Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ECMO) and is certified by The Joint Commission in Sepsis care.
The Trauma teams are dedicated, healthcare providers with excellent services for patients at Regional Medical Center of San Jose. Interested in joining this team? Apply online now.
Schedule: 1.0 (40 hours per week) Shift: Days
1 of 2 positions
The Trauma Nurse Coordinator assists the Trauma Program Director and Trauma Medical Director with the development, implementation, and evaluation of the trauma program. The Trauma Nurse Coordinator participates in clinical rounds, monitors and measures the quality and timeless of care provided by physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers for injured patients throughout the continuum of care.
The Trauma Nurse Coordinator will facilitate and coordinate quality assurance/improvement activities, from pre-hospital care through discharge and rehabilitation. The Trauma Nurse Coordinator's role is structured to facilitate interaction with all units and disciplines involved with trauma care.
The Trauma Nurse Coordinator is a valuable resource for staff development as an expert clinician as well as a resource to organizations and systems in improving quality and conserving resources. The Trauma Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of the Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Regional Medical Center of San Jose.
Demonstrates strong communication skills. Able to organize and prioritize work assignments.
Able to work independently and autonomously. Strong computer skills. Analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills set. Public speaking and presentation skills
Santa Clara County trauma center requirements
California Title 22 requirements
American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma criteria
Joint Commission regulations affecting trauma programs
Current theory, principles and procedures specific to trauma populations
Injury prevention concepts
California Registered Nurse License within 6 months of RMC employment (Current license preferred)
Bachelor's Degree in nursing, Masters Preferred
Current Basic Life Support certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Current Trauma Nurse Core Course provider and/or instructor
PALS or ENPC at least once
Specialty certification (i.e. CCRN or CEN) preferred
Membership and participation in local, regional and national trauma organizations (preferred)
Minimum: Five years experience in critical care or emergency department trauma cente