Trauma Nurse Specialist
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: September 14, 2018
Job Summary We are seeking a full-time Trauma Nurse Specialist to join our Trauma Services team at Carilion Roanoke Memorial in Roanoke, VA, the regions only Level One Trauma CenterThis position will support Carilion-'s hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. As a member of the Trauma Team participates in clinical, educational, leadership, consultant and research activities related to complex and critically injured patients. Will provide leadership in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and standards of practice. Supports the integration and application of evidence-based practice and critical thinking skills to provide optimal healthcare outcomes for critically injured and complex patients. The Trauma Nurse Specialist for Trauma Services provides clinical expertise that supports the advancement of nursing practice and continuous quality improvement for trauma patients. Emphasizing service excellence, patient and staff safety and evidence based practice, the Trauma Nurse Specialist provides leadership and resources that promote the following:-- Improved patient outcomes.-- Timely clinical consultation and communication of clinical issues at all levels. -- Effective interdisciplinary and interdepartmental collaboration and service coordination.-- Promotion of current care standards, policies, procedures, guidelines, protocols, etc. that enhance the care of patients.-- Application of clinical research, evidence based practice and best practice findings in education and coaching/mentoring of staff and students.-- Participates on assigned hospital, system, and medical committees.An online application must be completed in order to be considered for this position. In addition, please send a separate copy of your CV and cover letter to Whitney Shell at the following address: wdshellcarilionclinic.org You may call Whitney at 540-983-4036 for questions.Welcome to the next phase of your rewarding nursing career. Welcome to Carilion Clinic, an organization of comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices and other complementary services. Our affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions provide additional opportunities for research and education. Based in western Virginia, we inspire better health through compassionate care, medical education and research and neighborhood outreach. Note the worthy advantages of supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teams, innovative learning, and advancement potential. Minimum Qualifications Education: Graduate of School of Professional Nursing. MSN required. Experience: Minimum of five years recent trauma critical care nursing experience with responsibilities reflecting direct patient care, teaching and research. Experience in championing healthcare performance improvement and research projects required. Experience in public speaking and teaching required. Licensure/Certification: Current nursing licensure and specialty certification such as CEN, CCRN, TCRN or ACTN from the Commonwealth of Virginia required within 6 months of hire. Current BLS required. Other: Excellent oral and written communication skills. Self-directed. Team player. Able to think globally. Must be current in BLS. Completion of either TNCC, TCAR or ACTN required within six months of hire. Prehospital experience helpful. Initiatives in quality and teaching as a champion or leader.
Keywords: Carilion Clinic, Roanoke, Trauma Nurse Specialist, Healthcare, Roanoke, Virginia
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