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Trauma Resource Nurse

Company: Loma Linda University Health
Location: Loma Linda
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

UH: Trauma Service Support (Full-Time, Day Shift)-

Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness.

The Trauma Resource Nurse is a seasoned expert in all levels of adult and pediatric trauma care and rotates among Loma Linda University Health Hospitals (Medical Center, East Campus Hospital, Surgical Hospital, Children's Hospital) providing care and education for trauma patients, clinical staff, and the community including, but not limited to, pre-hospital care providers, corporations, schools and outside healthcare organizations. Significantly contributes to the preparation and maintenance of Level I Trauma Center designation. Serves as an exemplary role model in patient care delivery methods and consistently demonstrates an advanced level of clinical practice, communication, and documentation. Functions in a patient-centered care model of practice and facilitates the empowerment of the nursing profession. Excels in implementing new knowledge, innovations and improvements in practice to enhance the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Educates staff nurses to perform complex procedures for a specialized trauma patient population in the inpatient, outpatient, and pre-hospital environments. Applies theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in trauma and injury prevention. Utilizes interpersonal skills to maximize excellence in customer service, safe patient care, and professionalism. Contributes to a work environment of caring and cooperation among a culturally diverse workforce and patient population. Participates in on-call schedule. Performs other duties as needed.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required. If hired prior to May 1, 2018, Bachelor's Degree may be in progress. Minimum three years clinical nursing experience in pediatric and/or adult trauma services required. California Registered Nurse (RN) License required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification from the American Heart Association required. Trauma Nurse Course Certification (TNCC) required. Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course (ENPC) preferred. Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) certification preferred. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) preferred. Valid driver's license and automobile insurance required upon hire.

Advanced competencies in emergency and trauma nursing and thorough knowledge of Level 1 Trauma regulations and survey process required. Demonstrates advanced competencies in emergency and trauma clinical nursing. Ability to apply theoretical concepts to clinical practice and continually expands knowledge base and clinical skills with a focus in trauma. Exhibit professional behavior at all times. Able to: speak, read and write legibly in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer, printer, and software programs necessary to the position, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, electronic medical record, electronic event reporting program; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment; perform technical patient care activities; relate and communicate positively, effectively and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach and collaborate; accept direction; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math and statistical functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; organize and prioritize workload; work well under pressure; problem solve; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail; distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch.

Additional Information

  • Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job


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Keywords: Loma Linda University Health, Fontana , Trauma Resource Nurse, Healthcare , Loma Linda, California

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