TRAUMA CASE MANAGER (HJ)
Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center - Lafayette, CO

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Our hospital system is not just buildings, or remodeled nursing units, or the latest pieces of technology. Our hospital system is not defined by the awards we have earned or the number of patients we serve. What gives meaning to Exempla Healthcare is our people! It's our physicians, staff and volunteers who display their commitment to our mission and our values in exceptional ways every day. The actions of our people help bring a sense of belonging and hope to our patients; they give a sense of home and family that can be felt. We are Exempla Healthcare and we invite you to join us. The following department is looking for an individual to join their team. They are looking for someone who will share the same passion and commitment demonstrated everyday by their service. This individual needs to be committed to delivering the best possible healthcare for our patients. At Exempla we believe our patients deserve nothing but our very best. If excellence inspires you and belonging motivates you, we welcome you to join us. We are Exempla Healthcare!

SITE DESCRIPTION:

Now you're ready for even greater things. Imagine: the opportunity to work in a beautiful new hospital with all the latest technological advances and experience a culture that places the patient first! Imagine: the chance to expand your role, take on new responsibilities and be a part of an exceptional team. That's the extraordinary opportunity offered by Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center and the other members of Exempla Healthcare: Saint Joseph Hospital and Lutheran Medical Center. Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center, located in the Boulder County community of Lafayette, opened in the fall of 2004. This 234-bed facility has the potential to expand as the community grows. It has already expanded twice since opening in 2004 which is evidence that the community truly supports the hospital. It offers spacious, private rooms and state-of-the-art equipment that will reflect our focus on healing. It offers breathtaking views, walking trails and natural building materials, as well as a central garden, soothing waterways and colorful flowers. If you are genuinely excited by the prospect of applying your proven expertise to the challenges of a thriving hospital, we invite you to apply today. Come join our family of service heroes at Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center. The heart and soul of the hospital are its people empowered, respected and motivated to excel on behalf of their patients.

UNIT DESCRIPTION:

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Trauma Case Manager works with the Trauma Surgeon to coordinate care of the trauma patient population within a multidisciplinary approach. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the trauma patients needs. Assists in discharge planning providing patient education to the trauma patient and family and providing concurrent and accurate documentation in the trauma registry. This position is also responsible for various programmatic components of the trauma program, including but not limited to performance improvement, professional and outreach education and regulatory requirements as assigned. Participation in hospital related or other community activities that improve the well-being of the community is encouraged. Trauma Case Manager works with other members of the Trauma Service Department and reports directly to Director of Emergency and Trauma Services.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree required
Three years staff nurse experience in area of specialty required
Advanced knowledge of trauma nursing and systems

Current RN licensure in the State of Colorado in good standing
BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required; ACLS , ENPC, and TNCC required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters Degree in Nursing. Previous experience with Trauma systems.

SUMMARY:

At Exempla we believe our patients deserve nothing but our very best. If excellence inspires you and belonging motivates you, we welcome you to join us. We are Exempla Healthcare!
Shift: Varies
Type of Position: Full-Time
Job Family: Nursing - RN & LPN

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