Job Description

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Req # 26165

Trauma Services · Maricopa Medical Center


Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week, Days

(38) $40.69 - $65.11

Under the general direction of the Director of Nursing and the Trauma Services Medical Director this position is responsible for overseeing trauma care quality and efficient coordination of care from pre-hospital to rehabilitation/Trauma Clinic. This position provides clinical management, leadership, coordination, and operational direction for areas of responsibility. This position serves as the tactical point person for all of trauma services related to patient care, staff development, physician relationships, quality initiatives, program development, and system-wide success. This position assures evidence-based patient care by creating an environment that encourages the use of research in practice. Supervises employees and participates in selection, orientation, counseling, evaluation, and staff scheduling. This position requires knowledge and skill in professional nursing theory and practice, trauma care and trauma systems, principles of teaching and learning, and quality assurance. This position will also prepare and maintain the hospital for ACS verification and Arizona State designation as a Level 1 Trauma Center.


Requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing. Employees with a last hire date prior to October 9, 2016 have until December 31, 2019 to obtain a BSN or higher nursing degree. A Master's Degree is preferred. Must have at least five (5) years of clinical experience relevant to Trauma Nursing with at least two (2) years of progressively responsible demonstrated leadership experience. Within one (1) year of hire or next available class must complete the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine AAAM/AIS scoring class. An Advanced Trauma Course (ATCN, TNCC, FNATC, or TNS) is strongly preferred. Must possess a current, valid Arizona RN license and be in good standing with the AZ Board of Nursing. Must have ACLS; and PALS or ENPC; and TNCC or ATCN. Must complete the American Trauma Society - Trauma Nurse Coordinator Core (TNCC) Course within one (1) year of hire. ATCN, TNCC, ENPC or PALS Instructor certification preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be self-directed. Familiarity with quality assurance/risk management programs and patient and staff education preferred. Pediatric and some Obstetric care knowledge preferred. Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing including knowledge of basic grammar, spelling & punctuation. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Requires computer literacy in Microsoft Applications. Knowledge of Electronic medical record and Trauma registry required.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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