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Associates Injury Prevention Coordinator

How would you like to work in one of the most beautiful areas in the Pacific Northwest, and be able to walk out the Emergency room into a nature lovers playground? As any Injury Prevention Coordinator knows, your specialty encompasses caring for patients of all age groups and conditions. We are aware that emergency room nursing is fast paced and challenging. When you are not working, you want to pursue those areas that help you relax and recharge.
Kootenai Health located in North Idaho in the town of Coeur d'Alene. We are home to one of the busiest emergency departments in Idaho, and are a Level II (State) and Level III (ACSC) Trauma Center. Coeur d'Alene is home to 55 lakes and three major ski resorts. We have an abundance of hiking trails, excellent fishing and tubing rivers and scenic drives. Incidentally, we are only 30 miles east of Spokane, WA, which offers access to Spokane Int'l Airport, fine dining, entertainment, and continuing education opportunities.  
So, if you have never thought of a career at Kootenai Health, here is why you should: 
-           Kootenai Health RN's have access to tuition reimbursement from day one of employment. (This means if you love school and crave knowledge, we will help pave the way for you to get that advanced degree you may want.)
-           We offer on-site learning through our Organizational Development department and learning modules.
-           We have an on-campus day care!
-           We have incredible benefits; if you work full time, your medical, dental and vision premiums are fully paid, and if you work part time, you pay $25.00/pay period.
-           We offer 457 Investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on your years of service, and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of your annual income into a retirement account for you.
-           We have an amazing Wellness Plan, which offers discounts to local gyms and groups to join to meet your fitness/wellness lifestyle. 
If you like what you have seen so far, read on...........
Job Summary:

Responsible for reducing the burden of injury and improving trauma care within the North Idaho Region through injury prevention and public education programs; continuing education for pre-hospital providers and other health care professionals. Promotes the organization as a tertiary referral center by establishing and maintaining relationships with referring agencies and community members throughout the region.  Assess the needs of the community in regards to injury prevention utilizing trauma registry data and local/state statistics. Assists in preparation for review by the American College of Surgeons and other agencies. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.  Performs other related duties as assigned. 
If you have the following qualifications then please apply, you won't regret it!  
1.    Licensed RN in the State of Idaho required, BSN preferred.
2.    Minimum 3 years of experience in Emergency, Trauma or Critical Care required.
3.    TNCC, ENPC, PALS, ACLS preferred.
4.    CEN preferred.
5.    BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or KMC BLS within 60 days of hire. 
Ideally, you will have the following skills as well: 
·         Flexible schedule; ability to work occasional Saturday's; Ski Schools, Health Fairs, etc.

·         Strong public speaking, and experience speaking with children.  
·         Friendly, with a good sense of humor. 
·         Excellent organizational skills; will be responsible for the Injury Prevention Coalition. 
·         Grant writing experience preferred.  
To learn more or talk to a recruiter, contact Julie Pickup at 208-625-4621, jpickup@kh.org.
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.   
Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
Majority of shift spent sitting.
Occasional stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard
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INJURY PREVENTION COORDINATOR
104427
Emergency Services - Trauma Services
Part Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted November 08, 2017

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