The trauma performance improvement coordinator collects data
from the patients medical record to provide valid and reliable patient information in accordance with the published standards. They also aid in identifying trends in data and quality to provide improvement opportunities in care. In addition, the Trauma PI coordinator is tasked with following up on discussed action plans needed for improvement within the trauma program. The Trauma PI Coordinator will work alongside the Trauma Program Nurse Manager in monitoring process and outcome issues through the use of predefined indicators and implementation of corrective actions and loop closure.
He/ She will also assist the registry with concurrent data abstracting, analysis, and report development while monitoring outcomes to ensure quality and timely care.
Located in downtown Orlando, Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) has served the Central Florida community for more than 100 years. With 898 acute-care and rehabilitative beds, it is among the largest acute-care facilities in the region and the only Level I Trauma Centers in Central Florida. The hospital has earned recognition from U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” in Central Florida and rated high performing in 12 adult procedures and conditions. Orlando Health ORMC holds the most Beacon Awards for Excellence in the state, awarded by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes, and is the only adult-care hospital in Orlando to achieve Magnet® Recognition, the gold standard for nursing’s contribution to quality patient care, safety, research and service excellence. Orlando Health ORMC is the flagship hospital of the Orlando Health system of care, which includes 24 award-winning hospitals and ERs, 9 specialty institutes, 14 urgent care centers, 100+ primary care practices and more than 60 outpatient facilities that span Florida’s east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, we provide care for more than 142,000 inpatient and 3.9 million outpatient visits each year. Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible so that you can be present for your passions. “Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work” is not just something we say, it’s our promise to you.Responsibilities
The Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator will be responsible for:
Additional Resonsibilities Include
- Facilitating progress towards trauma and burn regulatory and trauma center quality goals by developing strategies, improvement plans and presentations consistent with improvement.
- Establishing and maintaining open and positive working relationships with physicians, nurses, allied leaders and team members.
- Working in the practice environment to identify process and practice opportunities for improvement.
- Providing feedback to the Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Manager to implement quality and safety initiatives for the interdisciplinary trauma team.
- Assisting in the development of appropriate policies and procedures related to trauma quality and patient safety.
- Participating in the planning and implementation of new technologies and procedures that support or enhance quality and patient safety activities.
- Entering/Submitting quality improvement data to meet trauma and burn regulatory standards.
- Preparation of facility for all trauma and burn site surveys.
- Assisting with the preperation and facilitating trauma program meetings.
- Coordination of outreach programs and educational opportunities outside of Trauma Center as needed.
- Providing education and training related to trauma quality and patient safety.
- Producing reports to meet the needs of the trauma surgeons, practice managers and leadership that will facilitate the identification of areas of improvement opportunity within Orlando Health and/or documenting progress of improvement activities.
- Serving as a resource for the staff as related to trauma quality and safety, and to observe the daily operations within the practices to identify potential areas for process improvement or enhancements to patient safety.
Education required for this role:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing; or Associates Degree in Nursing with certification in area pertaining to related field within 6 months of hire.
- Valid FL Registered Nurse license
- Three (3) years of clinical experience in acute care OR three (3) years of trauma registrar experience.
- Intermediate computer skills required with additional knowledge of MS Word and Excel.