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Trauma Coordinator - LHMI in Port Huron, MI at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/7/2019

Job Description

Overview Lake Huron Medical Center

Celebrating our Legacy, Excited about our Future

 

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron has been at the heart of our community for the past 60 years working to build trust and improve the health of the Blue Water Area. Our journey has taken us on many twists and turns. Now, as a member of the Prime Healthcare family, we have another opportunity to improve and expand our services and elevate the quality of care our community has come to depend on from our hospital.

 

St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron has become Lake Huron Medical Center, a name not only focusing on our area's greatest treasure but one that is all-encompassing for the level and types of care we will continue to provide and champion for our neighbors. With a proven track record for successfully sustaining and advancing access to quality health care services among its acquired hospitals,  Prime Healthcare is committed to the Blue Water Area and to building upon our foundation—a foundation built with care focused on the mind, body and spirit of all who walk through our doors.

 

Our history of service dates back to 1954, when the hospital was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy. The original building still serves our community, with several major expansions taking place over the years – and more expansion planned in the near future. Lake Huron Medical Center (LHMC) is a 144-bed acute care hospital conveniently located on Electric Avenue in Port Huron. Lake Huron Medical Center, now a member of the Prime Healthcare family offers high-quality and compassionate care and a variety of inpatient and outpatient services catered to meet the health care needs of the Blue Water and Thumb communities.
Responsibilities

In conjunction with the Trauma Medical Co-Director, is responsible for the organization of services and systems necessary for a multidisciplinary approach to providing care to injured patients and for managing, promoting, evaluating and directing the day-to-day operations of the Trauma Program. Provides direction for patient care across the continuum in collaboration with the trauma team physicians, sub-specialists, nursing and ancillary services. Has decision-making responsibilities.� Coordinates and supervises other personnel and performs customer related services (up to 100%).� Works in a hazardous and stressful environment.� Must be aware of work environment for the safety of others and self.� Works non-typical work schedule. Has decision-making responsibilities.� Position requires the individual to be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being served on unit.��

 

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Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. Bachelor's degree in Nursing or equivalent preferred.
  2. 5 years of experience in emergency department or critical care setting that includes clinical experience in the care of injured patients preferred or more years of management/supervisory experience preferred.
  3. Registered Nurse License � State of Michigan.
  4. PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) or ENPC within six months required.
  5. ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) required.
  6. Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Certification required within 6 months of employment to position

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf