Responsible for daily management of the assigned staff, including selection, training and evaluation, serving as primary resource for the team, patient and family to minimize complications, coordinate intervention and facilitate discharge.
- Must have a Bachelor's degree in nursing.
- Must have years of nursing experience to include five years of intensive care or emergency care nursing experience.
- Must have certification in Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) or Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN).
- Must maintain an instructor status in ACLS or TNCC or ATCN. Additionally, must become an instructor in either ATCN or TNCC within one year of employment.
- Must have audited the Advanced Trauma Life Support course.
- Must have and maintain a Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
- Must have current RN license or valid temporary permit with the Texas Board of Nursing or, valid Compact RN license.
Skills or Special Abilities:
- Provides care to assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multidisciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards.
- Applicants must pass Medication Examination prior to hospital orientation. Current Parkland employees requesting reassignment to role must have current Medication Examination on file.
- Must be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge of all phases of trauma care to include prevention, pre-hospital care, resuscitation, stabilization, supportive care, rehabilitation, organ/tissue routine inquiry, and disaster management.
- Must have highly effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be capable of being on-call in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to respond back to the facility within one hour.
- Must be able to complete statistical reports, data analysis, and risk adjustment analysis.
- Must have advanced pc skills in MSWord, Excel, and other programs to assist with reports.
- Must be able to demonstrate knowledge regarding the Myers-Briggs communication styles and team building skills.
- Must be able to motivate and train assigned staff.
- Must demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors.
Parkland Health & Hospital System - 16 months ago