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J200694

RN Burn Outreach Coordinator- West Penn Hospital

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - West Penn Hospital
  • Nursing
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

This job is responsible for the overall coordination, organization, implementation and evaluation of health promotion and burn injury prevention programs. Provides and develops educational opportunities for staff and pre-hospital personnel and monitors outcomes.  Monitors patient outcomes in order to develop and implement quality and process improvement plans relating to improving outcomes. Collaborates with Burn Program leadership to ensure quality patient care.                                         

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and implements programs for outreach to organizations, schools, and communities throughout the primary service area.  Oversees, develops and implements burn prevention programs. Develops public awareness of and presents/coordinates programs on burn prevention. (35%)

  • Maintains the Burn Registry and prepares documentation for the American Burn Association verification process per the American Burn Association standards. (35%)

  • Assists Burn Program leadership in the development, implementation and evaluation of process improvement activities for the burn center. (20%)

  • Hands-on clinic  time with the inpatient unit and outpatient clinic. (5%)

  •  Required to travel to outreach destinations. (5%)

  • Other duties as assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

  • 1 year in a Critical Care Nursing role

  • Registered Nurse License

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS) within 6 months of hire

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Nursing

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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