Injury Prevent Data Tech (GF) - Trauma Center (FT Days)
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center
October 9, 2018
Long Beach, California
Full Time - Experienced
At MemorialCare, we believe in providing extraordinary health care to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. MemorialCare stands for excellence in Health Care. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center is a major regional provider of medical and surgical services. A Magnet®-designated teaching hospital, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center has 420 beds. We consistently achieve national accolades for our quality care, including ranking as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report magazine. Our unique environment allows for a range of medical services, from childhood to adulthood, to be structured under one roof. With our technology, our vision, and especially our talented professionals, we ensure our patients receive the best possible care.
The Injury Prevention Data Technician is responsible for evaluating all Emergency Department patients and abstracting accurate and timely data into the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) system for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). This position works in conjunction with the Trauma Service, Manager of Child Life, and the Injury Prevention Coordinator to develop and implement injury prevention programs in the community. The incumbent is responsible for attending trauma injury prevention and outreach programs across the continuum of care through external program education, marketing, outreach, and prevention activities. Collaborates with public relations and community partners for educational opportunities for and with the public for the trauma program and other clinical programs. Acts as a liaison for the hospital with local community organizations for clinical education.
1+ year prior work experience in a hospital environment or with community health programs or data abstraction.
Experience with community activities, teaching, or public speaking is preferred.
Bilingual Spanish-speaking is preferred.
Excellent computer skills are required.
High School Graduate or equivalent; Bachelor's degree is preferred.