Trauma Research Nurse

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Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
Trauma Administration
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Job Type:
Full Time
Texas Health Dallas

Join a Healthcare System that is ranked #1 as Fortune’s 2015, 2016 and 2017 “Best Workplaces in Health Care" where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference!

At Texas Health we are dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level!

Our Trauma Program Manager is looking for an RN Trauma Research for our Dallas hospital.

Minimum Education Required:
Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs. BSN required, Masters Degree preferred.

Required minimum experience:
Progressive leadership responsibility preferred. With experience in emergency and/or intensive care nursing. Trauma experience preferred. Experience at a trauma center preferred. Research experience preferred.

Required license/certification:
Current RN licensure; Current BLS training or successful completion of CPR within 30 days of
hire. ACLS, TNCC, ATNC desired.

Required skills (if applicable):
A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal.

Contribute to creating and maintaining a collaborative work environment. Champion actions to reduce/eliminate patient risks. Ensure the safety and welfare of the study subjects. Incorporate customer needs and expectations into daily operations. Collaborates with all customer groups (staff, physicians, patients andfamilies, external customers) to determine customer expectations. Adapt care measures to reflect age-specific and development considerations. Ascribes to the American College of Surgeon (ACS) philosophy to obtain adequate data to initiate and implement, performance improvement process to meet standard of trauma care. Conduct clinical studies according to FDA regulations and guidelines. Be knowledgeable of the Sponsor's protocol so that all study activities are completed correctly and completely. Design and maintain organizational tools to conduct studies accurately and in
compliance with GCP and ICH guidelines. Train other site personnel, and medical staff, on the specifics of implementing assigned protocols; including the regulations and expectations of monitors. Educate participants, families and caregivers regarding protocol requirements and relationship to disease process. Establish collegial relationships with physician. Supports and maintains effective communication among physicians, staff and other departments. Consistently promotes the professional image of nursing in demeanor, appearance, attitude and behaviors. Integrate team building strategies and principles of group process in interactions.
Identify ineffective and costly processes and take action to improve those processes. Flexible with scheduling to help meet departmental/patient needs. Assumes responsibility for and participates in projects as needed. Integrate the ACS guidelines for trauma patient care into the continuum of patient care. Coordinate efforts in the progressive growth of trauma system. Contribution to unit-based programs. Contribute to research strategies.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.  Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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