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Full time
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RN Trauma Quality Specialist- Full Time Job
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Centura Health | US Air Force, CO
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Job Description

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 52481

Recruiter Contact: Stephanie Calli stephaniecalli@centura.org

Clinic/Department: 7525 PSF TRAUMA SERVICES


Schedule: full time

Shift: days


Position Summary

Applies nursing critical thinking processes to evaluate patient care by conducting concurrent trauma patient care evaluation through EMR, abstraction and clinical rounds. Assists in the coordination of care and trauma performance improvement with other trauma service team members and accurately enters clinical data points into the trauma registry. Actively participates in the achievement of trauma service goals to maintain appropriate trauma center designation.


Minimum Education Requirements

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN), preferred


Minimum Experience Requirements

Two years recent hospital based nursing experience Basic computer skills



Current state RN license for applicable state of employment Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association Current ACLS and TNCC upon hire or within one year of hire/transfer Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) certification from Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine upon hire or within 2 years of hire/transfer CSTR Registry Certification upon hire or within 3 years of hire/transfer Membership to a related professional organization preferred (Society of Trauma Nurses, Emergency Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association), preferred


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.