Trauma Program Manager
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: January 13, 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
- 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 data.
- 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
- 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 privacy rights.
- Must be able to communicate thoughts clearly; both verbally and
- 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
- 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
Pointe, TexasFor more information on the facility, please click our
Locations link.SPECIALITY/DEPARTMENT PRACTICE:
TraumaSHIFT/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%
- Tuition Reimbursement
- PTO accrual beginning Day 1
- Potential relocation bonus up to $7,500Note: Benefits may vary
based upon position type and/or level
- EDUCATION - Bachelor's
- MAJOR - Nursing
- EXPERIENCE - 3 Years of Experience
- CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION 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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