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RN Trauma Nurse Lead PRN

Company: HCA
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At HCA Florida Osceola Hospital our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) RN Trauma Nurse Lead PRN to join our healthcare family.


HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

* Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
* Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
* Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

* 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

* Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock

* Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.

* Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more

* Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts

* Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships

* Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

* Colleague recognition program

* Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

* Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At HCA Florida Osceola Hospital, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our RN Trauma Nurse Lead PRN opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications


We are seeking a Trauma Registered Nurse Lead to join our healthcare team. Your primary function is to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization. You will proactively assume responsibility and accountability for several patients during a designated time frame while following policies and procedures. You will work with a phenomenal team that cares like family and works together in a collaborative manner.

In this role you will:

The Trauma Nurse Lead provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures. In collaboration with the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health care team, the trauma nurse lead assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans. Demonstrates strong trauma clinical assessment, nursing intervention, and strong communication/leadership skills. In addition to clinical responsibilities the Trauma Nurse Lead provides trauma program support.

Responsibilities include, although are not limited to:

1. Responds to trauma bays for all Trauma Alerts

2. Responsible for trauma bay readiness

3. Models behavior at all times, and mentors trauma nurse responders

4. Coordinates and triages incoming trauma patients, and reviews/evaluates all activations for triage level appropriateness

5. Functions as a clinical liaison for pre-hospital partners

6. Responsible for documentation compliance; performs audits and provides feedback

7. Assists to coordinate admission consultations and response times for time-sensitive needs

8. Facilitates trauma bay time outs and debriefings in collaboration with primary surgeon

9. Monitors care provision for trauma patients holding in ED for admission

10. Responds to in-house trauma patients' critical needs

11. Daily rounding on in-house trauma patients; Provides outstanding customer service to trauma patients and their families.

12. Identifies and reports on trauma audit filters

13. Attends daily multi-disciplinary rounds (IDTs) with the trauma service providers

14. Performs focused patient rounds based on current PI projects

15. Assists with real-time education through training and in-service needs in the ED and inpatient units

16. Participates in scholarly activities

17. Assists with the coordination of the operative patient, including pre-op readiness

18. Assists in obtaining vascular access with midline and ultrasound guided IV placement

19. Completes SBIRT and mental health screenings/assessments for eligible patients

20. Assists as needed during massive transfusion of trauma patients hospital-wide

21. Regularly communicates with the charge nurses on all units with trauma patients

22. When not performing other assigned duties, will assist with tasks in the provision of care in the ED and trauma inpatient units (no patient assignments; must be able to immediately pivot out of task if needed).

23. Assists with chart abstraction and patient follow-up for active research projects

24. Participates in disaster preparedness activities

25. Participates in other duties as assigned by the director of trauma services

Job Requirements:

* Graduated from an NLN accredited school of nursing. Current BSN or currently enrolled, graduation within 2 years of hire.
* Florida RN License
* ACLS, TNCC, PALS, ENPC, within 6 months of hire
* Minimum of 3 years of experience in critical care or emergency nursing.
* BSN, TCRN,CEN, or CCRN, and a minimum of 1 year in trauma care preferred

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

HCA Florida Osceola Hospital is a 404-bed tertiary care hospital. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and are a Level II Trauma Center. We are a teaching hospital in collaboration with UCF College of Medicine. Our hospital is conveniently and centrally located in the Heart of Kissimmee. We are only minutes from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration, and Poinciana. We are committed to enhancing the standard of healthcare by providing services including Emergency Care, Trauma Care, Pediatric ER, Heart & Vascular Institute, and Comprehensive Stroke Center. Other services include The Baby Suites Maternity Care, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level II, Women's Services, Behavioral Health, Orthopedics & Spine, and a Graduate Medical Education Program. We expand our care to the community with our freestanding Emergency Department at Hunter's Creek ER.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. ---In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our RN Trauma Nurse Lead PRN opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Keywords: HCA, Kissimmee , RN Trauma Nurse Lead PRN, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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