The Trauma Resource RN is responsible for responding to all trauma activations within the ED. The Trauma Resource RN will work collaboratively with the ED staff to coordinate and facilitate optimal care of the traumatically injured patient as guided by the American College of Surgeons criteria. This RN acts as the liaison between ED, ICU, Charge RN and Access Center to coordinate efficient through put and safe care and is accountable at each part of the process. During the time this RN isn’t facilitating the immediate care of trauma patients during activation, the Trauma Resource RN will round on trauma patients in the ED/ICU/PCU, assist with transport of the trauma patient and is available to assist staff as needed. They will act as family liaison to promote patient family centered care.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
Experience (required and preferred):