Reporting to the Trauma Program Manager, the Injury Outreach/Prevention Coordinator works to reduce the burden of injury and improve trauma care within the region through injury prevention and public education programs, continuing education and communication for pre-hospital providers and other health care professionals.
The Injury Outreach/Prevention Coordinator is responsible for promoting University of Cincinnati Medical Center as a tertiary referral center by establishing and maintaining relationships with referring agencies and community members throughout the region. The Injury Outreach/Prevention Coordinator periodically reevaluates and adjusts the plan to assure that services are appropriate, cost-effective, and consistently meeting the needs of the patient population, institution, and ACS COT Level 1 Trauma Center requirements. The work schedule is defined by system needs (e.g. community outreach education) and may include evenings and weekends.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing. MSN Preferred.
Years of Experience: Minimum 3-5 years equivalent experience. 6-10 years preferred.
License and Certifications: Registered Nurse licensed to practice in the State of Ohio, with a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, MSN preferred or plan to pursue within 1 year. ATLS, TNCC & ACLS or plan to pursue within 1 year.
Required Skills and Knowledge: Clinical knowledge pertaining to trauma patient care across the continuum of trauma nursing. Interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with trauma team members as well as external leaders and the public at large. Knowledge of computers, D-bases, Windows, Power Point, Excel. Knowledge of trauma statistical reports, peer review, performance improvement and injury prevention and epidemiology an asset. Ability to think proactively, act creatively and exercise critical thinking. Ability to work in diverse cultural community groups.