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Injury Prevention Coordinator - Trauma

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Job ID: 82450
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Injury Prevention Coordinator - Trauma for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $27.47 – $41.21. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Under the direction of the Trauma Program Director, the Injury Prevention Coordinator/Trauma Educator is responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of injury prevention, education, and outreach activities. The position will partner with the community with the goal of reducing morbidity and mortality from traumatic injuries.

Details of the Position:

  • Develops public awareness for and coordinates education programs on injury prevention for communities. Provides trauma and injury prevention related continuing education program for healthcare community (physicians, nurses, pre-hospital personnel and allied health professionals. Establishes criteria to monitor effectiveness of injury prevention programs and outcomes of trauma care.
  • Utilizes data from the Trauma Registry, national and state resources, to prioritize, plan, and implement injury prevention efforts.
  • Analyzes data and tracks program effectiveness to measure impact and identify areas for improvement.
  • Identifies learning and community education needs as assessed via mail surveys, site visits, course evaluations and/or trauma registry.
  • Provides, coordinates, and teaches education programs and certification courses.
  • Serves as event coordinator for Advanced Trauma Life Support, Pediatric Trauma Care After Resuscitation, Trauma Care After Resuscitation, and Rural Trauma Team Development Course.
  • Identifies and initiates contact with sources for funding injury prevention related projects including leading and completing project protocols and grant applications.
  • Identifies, pursues, and obtains sources of program support and/or grant funding. Implements and monitors grant programs for compliance with their specific requirements. Coordinates with Development on grant proposals. Seek and obtain funding through other venues including Safe Kids Worldwide and the American Trauma Society.
  • Develops and maintains a public presence for the injury prevention program, which may include selecting appropriate materials for purchase; maintaining appropriate stock of materials; developing brochures, audiovisual aids and presentation handouts; overseeing and updating trauma pages on the intranet and internet websites; and generating semi-annual report documenting program accomplishments.
  • Conducts community education programs for diverse populations and coordinates responses to requests for injury prevention information.
  • Stays up to date on the latest evidence-based practices in trauma care and injury prevention.
  • Represents PeaceHealth at local and statewide injury prevention coalitions, organizations, and in the community.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:


  • Bachelor's Degree Required: preferred in public health or healthcare related field, or a combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job 


  • Minimum of 2 years Required: Experience in healthcare in a role involving injury prevention, clinical education, performance/quality improvement, data analysis, and outreach program planning on a health system and community level. Clinical Experience Emergency Department, Critical Care Nursing 
  • Required: Experience to demonstrate ability to successfully develop injury prevention and outreach programs, conduct focused research on injury prevention, publish and other scholarly pursuits. Experience developing and delivering educational programs.


  • Required: Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum 
  • Required Upon Hire: Basic Life Support 
  • Required: Drivers License Oregon state
  • Preferred: Child Passenger Safety Certification 
  • Preferred: Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Instructor 
  • Preferred: Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Instructor 
  • Preferred: Trauma Certified Registered Nurse 
  • Preferred: Trauma Care After Resuscitation 
  • Preferred: Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum Instructor


  • Proficient computer skills including all Microsoft Office applications. (Required)
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. (Required)
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. (Required)
  • Excellent problem solving skills. (Required)
  • Ability to function as a team player and work with a wide variety of people. (Required)
  • Sensitivity and judgment required for patient/family interaction. (Required)

Working Conditions


  • Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Sedentary work.

Environmental Conditions

  • Predominantly operates in an office environment.
  • Some time spent on site in medical/hospital setting.


  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed toInclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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