The Trauma Performance Improvement (TPI) Coordinator is responsible for Performance Improvement activities of the Trauma Program. The TPI Coordinator reviews and assures completion of abstracted data from the medical record, including care provided by Emergency Medical Services, and hospital units from admission through discharge. The TPI Coordinator is responsible for monitoring compliance with established standards as set forth by the established policies and procedures of the Trauma Program as well as such regulatory agencies as the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACSCOT) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) EMS/Trauma system. The TPI Coordinator is responsible for follow up correspondence to the referring hospitals and documentation of loop closure when a care issue in the referral facility is identified. The TPI Coordinator actively participates in the monitoring of performance standards that keep the Trauma Program in compliance with the North Central Texas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NCTTRAC) Trauma System. The TPI Coordinator monitors the accuracy of data in the trauma registry through established criteria. The TQI Coordinator will participate in trauma education and clinical activities as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing or relevant experience required. 4-6 years experience in an emergency/trauma/critical care area required, pediatric setting preferred. ENPC provider required, instructor preferred. TNCC provider required, Instructor preferred. Computer experience required with trauma registry experience preferred, Tri-Analytics COLLECTOR experience desired. Training in Trauma Quality Improvement Performance Improvement required. Society of Trauma Nurses T.O.P.I.C. course preferred. License to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas required. CEN/CCRN preferred.
Internal Number: 43342
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Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.