RN Quality - Trauma Services

Ascension Health Kalamazoo , MI 49001

Posted 4 months ago

We Are Hiring

Quality RN - Trauma Community Programs

  • Full-Time Day 40 Hours Weekly

  • Ascension Borgess Hospital

  • Kalamazoo, MI

Monday through Friday, 0800-4:30pm. Will need some flexibility for mandatory meetings required by the Trauma Program.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As the Quality RN with Ascension Borgess in Kalamazoo Michigan, you will have the opportunity to Identify opportunities for process improvement and clinical review, collect and submit clinical data to registry platform and maintain the performance improvement process for Trauma Patients.

Additional Responsibilities:

Reviews all trauma patients, concurrent and retrospective.

Prepare reports of performance improvement data.

Assists, plans and prepares documents for committee meetings.

Supports education sessions and seminars.

Participate in required Trauma Meetings

Responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting clinical data elements for MTQIP eligible cases as required for participation in the Michigan Trauma Quality Improvement Program (MTQIP), a Blue Cross Blue Shield/Blue Care Network of Michigan- funded Collaborative Quality Initiative (CQI)

Primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the trauma program registry staff, clinical staff, and the trauma program manager to collect and submit reliable data to MTQIP in a timely manner

Shares responsibility for coordination of internal and external professional trauma education, EMS and regional hospital relations, and support of community injury prevention programs.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Certified Instructor / Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Trauma Nurse obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Trauma Nurse obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Finger Printing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Licensed Registered Nurse obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required at or within 5 years of hire.

  • Five years minimum of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or equivalent (Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant); trauma experience preferred. ER/Trauma or Critical Care Nursing background preferred.

  • Previous experience with data abstraction from medical records, and or analyzing and interpreting processes of care, and clinical outcomes is preferred.

  • Teaching experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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