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Nurse Consultant II - State of Alaska

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Location: Anchorage, AK (USA)
Part-time position, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: October 12, 2018
Job #13112
Posted: October 3, 2018
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), Division of Public Health (DPH), Section of Rural and Community Health Systems (RCHS) is recruiting for an experienced and highly motivated Nurse Consultant II  to strengthen statewide time-sensitive programs; trauma, stroke, ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) to improve patient outcomes and reduce morbidity and mortality rates.

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This position supervises the Trauma Services staff and consults, designs, develops, implements and administers time sensitive programs to ensure the Alaska healthcare system is responsive and reduces morbidity and mortality rates.
Under the direction of the Chief of Rural and Community Health Systems, the job duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct planning sessions and workgroups bringing in trauma, stroke, STEMI system partner agencies and stakeholders and ensuring maximum collaboration and consideration for the needs of each agency. Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive time sensitive events system plan.
  • Support the Alaska Trauma System Review Committee. Alaska Trauma System Review Committee (ATSRC) is an 18 member medical review committee appointed by the Commissioner.
  • Support the ATSRC subcommittees to implement the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma recommendations regarding trauma system planning, system wide performance improvement and patient safety, trauma education, trauma center review and certification, injury prevention, public policy and research. Development of Regional Trauma Systems.
  • Oversee and supervise the Alaska Trauma Registry Data Manager and Program/Trainer Coordinator work load and projects associated with maintaining trauma services programs. As the supervisor, this position performs all HR related functions to include performance evaluations; disciplinary actions if necessary; assigning work and priorities.
  • Coordinate training programs to improve time sensitive event skills for hospital, clinician, and pre-hospital personnel in the EMS system.
  • Participate in local, regional and state preparedness and response activities to public health and medical disasters. Provide medical expertise with the DHSS Emergency Operations Center.
  • Support and improve the integration of EMS, Injury Prevention and Trauma Services.

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