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Henry Ford Health System

Wyandotte, MI

Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator - 40 Hours - Day Shift - Wyandotte Physical Science Technician Jobs in Wyandotte, Michigan

LocationWyandotte, Michigan 48192
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-05-19
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Valid Through2024-04-17

Job Description:


The Trauma Performance Improvement (PI) Coordinator identifies, verifies, and investigates complications and events involving trauma patients. Under minimal supervision from the Trauma Program Manager and/or Trauma Medical Director, they will analyze trends and lead the performance improvement and quality assurance activities of the trauma program beginning with pre-hospital and extending through discharge. The Trauma PI Coordinator will utilize a variety of improvement methodologies and group management techniques to support teams through improvement initiatives. Working collaboratively with all members of the trauma team and leadership, they are responsible for development of action plans and completion of loop closure/event resolution for both quality of care and risk issues. Emphasis will be placed on initiatives to increase efficiencies and reduce variability, errors, and defects utilizing program data and current trauma best practices. The Trauma PI Coordinator is expected to prepare reports and recommendations, provide education to team members as needed, and apply new continuous improvement methodologies to spread successful innovation throughout the hospital. This role will reflect the most recent criteria and standards outlined in the current American College of Surgeons (ACS) Resources for the Optimal Care of the Injured Patient with respect to trauma performance improvement activities.


· Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or other Healthcare-related field required.

· Master's Degree preferred.

· Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience required with two years project management, process improvement or risk management experience with knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma methodologies preferred.

· Emergency Department or Trauma/Surgical Critical Care preferred.

· Experience with clinical quality and patient safety principles/initiatives; demonstrated ability to apply concepts.

· Leadership experience preferred.

· Trauma Outcomes and Performance Improvement (TOPIC) preferred.

· Must complete within one (1) year of hire.

· AAAM Abbreviated Injury Scoring (AIS) Course required within one (1) year of hire.

· Updates and other related courses may be required as needed.

· Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) preferred.

· Course completion required within six (6) months of hire.

· Must possess strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.

· Ability to manage simultaneous projects/assignments with potentially conflicting priorities and meet all deadlines a must.

· Must have strong knowledge of efficient and effective data gathering techniques and develop a growing base of analytical/technical and process improvement tools.

· Strong verbal and written communication skills to design and present effective educational programs, as well as interact at all organizational levels.


· Professional certification required within three (3) years of hire (TCRN, CEN, CCRN, or CPHQ preferred).

· Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)/Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN)/Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification preferred.

· Must complete one of the above within eighteen (18) months of hire.

· Other certifications may be required as needed based upon experience and departmental needs.

Additional Details

This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described above.


Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry Ford Health is a $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses, pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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