Trauma Program Manager
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 9, 2022
The Manager Trauma Programs 1, in collaboration with the Trauma
Medical Director, is responsible for the development,
implementation, and evaluation of the trauma program (coordinating
all trauma-related services, clinical, education (in-house and
public), performance improvement, research, injury prevention,
trauma registry) to ensure compliance with American College of
Surgeons (ACS) and/or Department of Health Services for the State
of Texas designation requirements.
This role is for Level 3 and 4 designated trauma centers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Clinical: Directs the delivery of comprehensive trauma care through
the coordination and provision of expert direct or indirect patient
care, from admission until discharge, in collaboration with all
members of the trauma team to ensure quality physical and
psychological care, as well as effective continuity of care.
Clinical: Monitors and evaluates trauma activation process and
trauma care compliance with protocols from admission to discharge
to determine quality care, educational needs and/or performance
Administration/Management: Is responsible for the day to day
activities of the trauma department and maintains the trauma
budget. Supervises and evaluates performance of the trauma staff,
in some cases including the Trauma Registry, PI, Outreach,
Education and Administrative staff. Monitors and evaluates trauma
registry process in collaboration with the Trauma Registrar(s), and
ensures chart audits are completed as recommended by ACS and/or the
Department of Health Services for the State of Texas to ensure
Administration/Management: Develops, implements, reviews and
revises the Trauma Strategic Plan, trauma program plans, policies,
protocols and standards of care in collaboration with the Trauma
Medical Director and the Trauma Operations Committee, including the
Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Program process
and quality indicators in collaboration with the Trauma Medical
Director and Hospital Quality Liaison.
Administration/Management: For Level 3 Trauma Facilities, if
applicable, is responsible for day to day trauma registry
activities; and for the program requirements, data entry,
analytics, and PI activities related to the Trauma Quality
Improvement Program (TQIP).
Consultant: Acts as a liaison resource to multidisciplinary staff
(pre-hospital, nursing, case managers, physicians, trauma registry,
trauma staff, social workers, hospital quality department,
managers, ancillary staff, ED, ICU, OR, floors, rehab, etc.)
regarding use of equipment, procedures and quality trauma care.
Education/Outreach/Prevention: Directs and monitors the
development, implementation and evaluation of trauma education
activities such as TNCC, ENPC, ATLS in-services, etc. in
collaboration with the Trauma Clinical Coordinator(s) and/or course
director(s), including the CME and CEU process for specific
continuing education activities related to the Trauma Program.
Education/Outreach/Prevention: Directs, monitors and participates
in the development, implementation and evaluation of trauma injury
prevention program, including attending hospital committee meetings
and community meetings related to trauma education, trauma
outreach, and injury prevention as needed, and ensuring injury
prevention needs assessment is performed from trauma registry
Research/Publication: Facilitates and participates as
Professional Growth: Seeks new information to broaden knowledge
base and keep practice current by attending educational programs,
conferences and in-services related to trauma care and will
maintain the annual trauma education requirements as set forth by
the State of Texas and the American College of Surgeons.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced understanding of Trauma care terminology, and
Knowledge of laws, rules and regulations; standards and guidelines
of certifying and accrediting bodies; hospital and department/unit
standards, protocols, policies and procedures governing the
provision of nursing care applicable to the area of assignment.
Knowledge of medical terminology; principles and practices of
health promotion, risk reduction, illness and disease prevention
and management; medications and drugs, common dosages, their
physical and physiological effects, and possible adverse
Knowledge of medical and professional nursing ethics and patient
Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and in
Ability to provide age-specific, quality, patient-centered care to
all patients through the nursing process and standards of nursing
practice with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human
experience and to develop, evaluate, implement and, as necessary,
modify a patient care plan to meet the needs of individual
Ability to make operational decisions around how work gets done -
quality and productivity standards, measurable goals for employees
and project teams, etc.
Ability to use broader objectives to determine how best to use
resources to meet schedules and goals.
Ability to make or approve effective hiring and termination
Ability to evaluate and recommend changes to policies, and
establish procedures that affect the managed organization.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft
Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems,
electronic medical documentation, and email.
Previous management experience preferred.
Previous trauma program experience preferred.
Teaching and leadership experience preferred.
Instructor status in one of the following preferred:
LOCATION/FACILITY: - - Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Lake
For more information on the facility, please click our - Locations
SPECIALITY/DEPARTMENT PRACTICE: - -Trauma
SHIFT/SCHEDULE: - Full time days, Monday-Friday with flexibility to
work with night and weekend shifts
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Potential relocation bonus up to $7,500
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Bachelor's
MAJOR - Nursing
EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
Abbr. Injury Scale (AAAM AIS): AAAM AIS Course required within 12
months of hire.
ACLS (ACLS): ACLS or ACLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or
Registered Nurse (RN): Must have an RN license.
Trauma Outcomes & Performance (TOPIC): TOPIC within 12 months.
- - - - - -Emergency Nrs Pediatric (ENPC): .
RN- Advanced Trauma Care (ATCN), Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC):
ATCN or TNCC within 180 days.
Critical Care RN (CCRN), Cert Emergency Nrs (CEN), Cert PED Emerg.
Nurse (CPEN), Certified Pediatric Nurse (CPN), Trauma Cert
Registered Nurse (TCRN): CCRN, CCRN-PED, CEN, CPEN, CPN, or TCRN
within 12 months of hire.
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