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Trauma Outreach Coord/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Trauma Outreach Coord/UKHC
Requisition Number NR08190
Working Title RN/Trauma Outreach Coordinator
Department Name H7000:Trauma and Acute Care Surgery Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 11
Salary Range $53,477-89,315/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Required Related Experience

4 years RN experience required in Emergency Department, ICU or Trauma Program/Injury Prevention.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 25 lbs occassionally, pushing and pulling as well as driving. Walking and standing for long periods of time.


8am to 4:30pm primarily but other hours as needed to cover needs of the department.

Job Summary

Provide coordination of injury prevention intitiatives and programs for the Trauma Program. Integrally involved in quality improvement initiatives related to trauma care.
As a leader, develops and implements injury prevention programs for the community based on needs assessment and community request. Takes active role with KIPRIC, safe kids, and Kentucky Safe Aging Coalition to assist in development and implementation of programs and research. Will assist with execution and budget of the statewide trauma symposium. Serves on trauma related hospital committees and participates in outside committees as desired/requested. Facilitates the aggregation of trauma data and ensures accuracy for the Trauma Program annual report.
The Trauma Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for development and implementation of internal and external trauma-related education based on outcomes monitoring and protocol/best practices.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of injury prevention and trauma nursing preferred
Previous experience as a Registered Nurse within an Emergency department or Trauma ICU or Trauma Progressive Care area preferred.
Maintains national certification as a Certified Care Seat Installation Technician.
Personal Computer skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Previous experience with trauma patients

Deadline to Apply 10/11/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

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