Mercy Health

  • Trauma Educator/Outreach RN DAYS flexible

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Days, Varies/Rotating
    Trauma Services
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    Trauma Education/Outreach RN-Days, flexible



    Responsibilities and Qualifications


    The Trauma Education and Outreach Nurse assumes responsibility for all activities related to assessment, coordination, planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational and competency programs to patient care staff in department(s)/unit(s) of responsibility. Collaborates with Talent Development and Optimization and other content experts/educators to provide educational opportunities and improve staff competence. This position is a learning facilitator, change agent, mentor, leader, champion for scientific inquiry, advocate for the trauma specialty, and is a partner for practice transitions. This position takes a leadership role in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of trauma educational programs/projects for staff, patients, and the community (both professional and public) across the continuum of trauma care, and will facilitate access to trauma hospital resources such as educational activities. Planning and coordinating educational courses and conferences is a key aspect of this position; this will include public speaking and instructing. Communication with visitors, physicians, and other employees should demonstrate a caring, friendly, personal and professional approach. Responds to requests within authorized scope of knowledge and skills. Assures that the policies and procedures for the department and Hospital are implemented. Analyzes departmental and trauma registry data to evaluate trends and accuracy, and prepares meaningful reports using spreadsheets or other data.


    The Trauma Education and Outreach Nurse is also responsible for the development and growth
    of Mercy's market position within the Ministry, with a specific focus on trauma patient care. This position helps Mercy remain competitive within the market by maintaining extensive knowledge of current market conditions, developing long-term strategic goals, building key relationships, and identifying, assessing and developing new opportunities. This position ensures that the regional referral agencies understand the current capabilities and of trauma care at Mercy, and collaborate with these agencies to enhance relationships and patient care. Performs all duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.




    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:




      Education: Bachelor's degree.

      Licensure: Current State of Missouri RN license.

      Experience: 3 years of care delivery in acute care environments like emergency/critical care. Demonstrated education experience.

      Certification/Registration: Must have or be progressing toward certification in a specialty of nursing related to Trauma care (TCRN, CPEN, CEN, CCRN, CFRN). The expectation is to achieve certification within 1 year of accepting position. TNCC, ENPC, PALS, BLS, ACLS and ABLS certifications, and ATLS auditing, all within 6 months from hire. TNCC Instructor within 1 year from hire. Rural Trauma Team Development Course (RTTDC) Instructor and Coordinator within 1 year from hire. ABLS instructor and ATLS Course Coordinator within 2 years from hire.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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