Injury Prevention & Outreach Coordinator RN

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Ball Memorial Hosp-OMP Published: June 13, 2017

Description

This job exists to improve trauma care within Indiana through injury prevention and public education programs that focus on the application of injury control and prevention principles to meet the needs of the Trauma Center.

Job Responsibilities

The position is accountable for coordinating, implementing, and maintaining injury prevention programs, and improving trauma patient outcomes via professional trauma education within Indiana. The Injury Prevention Coordinator will collaborate within the interdisciplinary teams to develop injury preventing programs and monitor plan to ensure the quality and effectiveness of interventions. All duties must be accomplished in a manner that is consistent with the Mission and Philosophy of the organization. The incumbent will report to the Trauma Program Manager/Director, Trauma Services.

Job Requirements

  • Requires knowledge of database management and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Project management and strategic planning experience preferred.
  • Requires incumbent to remain current on jury control issues, methodology, and science.
  • Requires working knowledge on injury prevention legislation activities and state activities.
  • Requires ability to work independently and within groups.
  • Requires ability to communicate clearly and concisely through written and verbal communications.
  • Requires excellent people skills in dealing with adults and children.
  • Requires strong knowledge of community dynamics and ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Requires community development and organizational skills.
  • Requires strong customer service skills.
  • Requires ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Requires attention to detail and aptitude for accuracy.
  • Requires the ability to utilize critical thinking skills to prioritize and problem-solve complex work assignments.
  • Requires ability to meet deadlines for data input to reports, ensuring accuracy and reliability.
  • Requires high degree of accuracy and efficiency in processing and maintaining database.
  • Requires ability to be self-directed Highly recommend ATS Injury Prevention course within 1 year of hire
  • Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Nursing
  • Requires prior experience within hospital setting and basic knowledge of a trauma patient's care. One year of public health and/or epistemology experience preferred. Two years of program coordination experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
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