Trauma Systems Coordinator

Recruitment #210224-UNCX-94

Introduction

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a full time Health Facilities Consultant-Trauma Systems Coordinator providing support to the Medical Facilities area in Oklahoma City. This is an unclassified position in state government. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependentsFor more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $53,846.78 based on education and experience.

Position Summary
This position promotes, coordinates, and provides leadership in the continued development of a statewide system of emergency care for traumatic injury and other time-sensitive medical conditions.

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
*Provides leadership, and serve as subject matter expert on trauma issues to the regional trauma advisory boards in organization of the board/committees activities
*Development, direction and evaluation for statewide trauma system
*Ensure and evaluation of trauma care provider development activities
*Identification and implementation of strategies to improve hospital-EMS communications
*Identification and implementation of strategies to improve trauma care in urban and/with rural areas
*Promotes inter and intra-regional communications activities in support of system development and improvement
*Oversight and performance of training initiatives for internal and external customers
*Ensures accuracy of information disseminated
*Provides oversight, direction and leadership to the regional coordinators through supervision, training and guidance
*Responsible for any related communication through the regional trauma advisory board handouts, division webpage, and incoming inquiries and other approved means
*Preparation of administrative, statistical and/or fiscal reports and management for contracts.

Education and Experience
Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in a health related field, management, or public health PLUS Five years’ experience in an administrative or professional capacity in public health, healthcare, business, or public administration, including two years of supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of experience in emergency medical services for each year of the required education.

Preferred Qualifications
Two-years project management; health care promotion experience, at least three years providing adult education/training experience; at least three years of intermediate Microsoft Excel and Access hands-on experience or other similar computer solutions; clinical licensure (nursing, EMS, etc)
    
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requirements consist of knowledge of a system of care, and specifically the Oklahoma trauma system; of a variety of leadership practices, motivational techniques, management styles, and supervisory practices and principles and the ability to apply them appropriately based on circumstances; written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to build relationships within and outside the organization and to think critically; to extract data and information from a larger body of material to summarize for reports and procedures and to work independently while prioritizing work for self and subordinates.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long periods of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Travel may be required.

NOTES

REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
 

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


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Conclusion

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