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Trauma Team Lead
Date Posted: May 21, 2020
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is located in the heart of Hillcrest. It was founded in 1890 and is the county's oldest medical center. In 2018, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego was ranked as "high performing" by U.S. News & World Report in nephrology and boasts a Level 1 trauma center.
We invite you to apply for the Trauma Team Lead position for this Level 1 Trauma Program to maintain compliance with San Diego County EMS contract and the American College of Surgeons verification requirements. Join our highly engaged team committed to providing the highest quality of health care. Our nurses thrive in a culture that is team-oriented and where everyone takes pride in what they do
The goal of the Trauma Nurse Team Leader is to provide and ensure optimal care for the injured patient during the resuscitation and diagnostic phases of care. As Trauma Team Lead, you will act as a representative of the Trauma Service, ensuring that patient care is conducted within practice guidelines approved by the hospital, trauma service, and County. Provide appropriate nursing interventions as required. Utilize critical thinking, interpersonal, and technical skills. Participate in the coordination and direction of care for the trauma patient, from resuscitation through the diagnostic phases of care.
Additionally, you will assure appropriate resources are available for the resuscitation phase of care. Act as a clinical resource to nursing and ancillary staff for trauma patients throughout the care continuum, promoting and demonstrating an advanced level of nursing care for complex, critically ill patients. Participate in both formal and informal education programs for nursing staff. Act as preceptor for nursing staff as requested. Assist and participate in planning and conducting both formal and informal trauma educational programs for nursing staff as requested. Participate in data collection as required for maintenance of the Trauma Registry.
This is a full time night shift position located at Scripps Mercy San Diego in Hillcrest. Experience/Specialized Skills:
- Graduate of NLN accredited ADN, diploma or BSN program.
- Current State of California RN License.
- BLS, ACLS.
- TNCC or ATCN provider within one year.
- PALS, TNCC Instructor, Certification in specialty area (CEN, CCRN, CNRN).
- EPIC EHR experience preferred.
- Experience in a Level 1 Trauma Center preferred.
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Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
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