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Injury/Violence Prevent Coord - Trauma Services

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2220 S 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 8888
Date Posted: Jun 23, 2023

Job Description



NHRMC, established in 1967 in Wilmington, NC, is recognized as a preeminent healthcare organization focused on leading our community to outstanding health. We have an 855 bed network of hospitals and multi-specialty physician group practices with more than 200 physicians. With a network of primary, specialty, neighborhood clinics and regional medical centers; you will find our culture is the very definition of best in practice. Join us and find out how many ways NHRMC offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients and community.

About the Job

Location: NHRMC Canterbury Annex

Department: Trauma Services

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.600000

Work Type: 48 to 63 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: MIXED HRS - Varied length shfts-Day-Eve-Nt

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: Yes

What You'll Do


The Injury and Violence Prevention Coordinator works under the supervision of the Trauma Program Manager (TPM). Responsible for design, implementation and evaluation of injury and violence prevention strategies based on qualitative and quantitative data from sources such as the trauma registry, NC Injury Surveillance systems, and other patient databases. Participates in performance improvement initiatives to improve quality of care received by injured patients and victims of violence. Develops and maintains community partnerships to address prevention education needs of at-risk groups and populations. Participates in coalitions at community, state and national levels (examples include NC ATS, TCAA, STN, STAC, SERAC, Safe Kids, NHTSA, NHRMC, and affiliates and community programs) to develop best practice standards for addressing prevention needs in identified populations. Prepares and manages grants and budgets in collaboration with the Foundation and the TPD.


  1. Use epidemiologic conceptual models (e.g., Haddon Matrix, social ecological model, SDOH, etc.) in a comprehensive approach to injury and violence prevention that includes problem assessment, identify risk and protective factors, develop interventions and evaluate effectiveness of interventions.
  2. Analyze, prioritize, and present injury and violence surveillance data to support prevention strategies and effect optimal patient outcomes.
  3. Design and implement injury and violence prevention plan, including intended audience, goals, objectives, proposed tactics, evaluation, timeline, and resources needed.
  4. Collaborate with injury and violence prevention stakeholders at local, state, and national levels to effect care standards, public policy, and public awareness. Maintain key relationships with EMS, Law Enforcement, Victim’s Services, Social Services, Public Health, and other community agencies.
  5. Facilitate organizational and community teams within the continuum of injury and violence prevention, from primary prevention to acute care to rehabilitation, to drive continuous improvement.
  6. Coordinate NH-NHRMC’s Trauma Survivors Network in establishing, maintaining, and evaluating program with other NHRMC participants.
  7. Leads NH-NHRMC SBIRT activities and ensures compliance with timely screenings and referrals.
  8. Develops, coordinates, markets, implements, and evaluates internal and external prevention and outreach activities based on American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT) standards, the trauma program objectives, and relevant epidemiological injury and violence data. Examples of such activities may include community health fairs, fall prevention, and other safety programs for older adults, safe driving, alcohol awareness, seatbelt safety, distracted driving, mature and youthful driver considerations, school-based safety programs, and safety device programs.
  9. Assists with Trauma Program educational activities, including internal and external educational offerings, annual trauma symposium, TNCC, and others as identified.
  10. Serves as injury and violence prevention representative on Trauma Committee, SERAC, STAC, and others as assigned.
  11. Participates in long range planning, goal setting, program development and evaluation for the injury prevention programs.
  12. Pursues, manages, and evaluates grant activities, including grant budgets, to achieve established injury and violence prevention goals.
  13. Develops a cadre of volunteers to provide opportunities for staff to participate in internal and external outreach programs to wide variety of audience to further the mission of the medical center and the Trauma Program relative to injury and violence prevention, and safety.
  14. Develop and maintain a published injury and violence prevention education and outreach program calendar for NH- NHRMC’s Trauma Program and SERAC

Position Requirements

* Registered Nurse
* Trauma Nursing Core Course
* SANE Certification

* Bachelors Degree

Other information:
1. Education: BS or BA required, Master’s degree healthcare related field preferred.
2. Licensure / Certifications: Registered Nurse in North Carolina. Acquires and/maintains all appropriate licensure/ certifications for trauma care. TNCC Instructor strongly encouraged.
3. Experience: 3-5 years work experience, a trauma related care area such as surgical care, critical care, and/or emergency department, with an interest in trauma nursing. Experience working with patients of all ages. Experience in marketing presentations and public speaking strongly preferred.
Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence. Performs other duties as assigned. ;Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

  • Member Top 100 Hospitals – In 2016 NHRMC was recognized as a Top 100 Hospital demonstrating significant investment and financial sustainability for the communities we serve. 
  • Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals - NHRMC Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital was named as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek. 
  • Forbes America’s Best Large Employers 2018 and 2019Link 
  • Becker’s 150 Top Places to Work in HealthcareLink 
  • Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience

Consider a career at NHRMC and become part of this award winning team!

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