Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 1/17/2023

Trauma Program Manager, 40 hrs/wk - Days, Weekends/Holidays as needed

The Trauma Program Manager is responsible for the clinical and administrative functions of managing the trauma program across the continuum of care at SEMC.

This position is responsible for administrative leadership, decision making and strategic planning for the efficient and productive use of personnel, material and financial resources of the trauma program.

In collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director and accountable to the Chief Nursing Officer, the Trauma Program Manager is the agent with the authority for the planning, directing and overall operation of the trauma program."

Clinical Activities:

Coordinate management across the continuum of trauma care, which includes planning and implementation of clinical protocols and practice management guidelines, monitoring care of in-hospital patients, and serving as a resource for clinical practice. The TPM maintains a visible, clinical presence to ensure compliance and to identify real time opportunities for improvement.

Education Responsibilities:

Provide for intrafacility and regional professional staff development, participate in case review, implement practice guidelines, and direct community trauma education and prevention programs.

Performance Improvement:

Monitor clinical processes, outcomes, and system issues related to the quality of care provided; develop quality filters, audits, and case reviews; identify trends and sentinel events; and help outline remedial action with confidentiality.

Administration:

Manage, as appropriate, the operational, personnel, and financial aspects of the trauma program. Serve as a liaison to administration and represent the trauma program on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster optimal trauma care management. Supervises all trauma program personnel.

Supervision of the Trauma Registry:

Supervise collection, coding, scoring, and development of processes for validation of data. Design the registry to facilitate performance improvement activities, trend reports, and research.

Consultation and Liaison:

Stabilize the complex network of many disciplines that work in concert to provide high quality care. Serve as an internal resource for staff in all departments, and act as an extended liaison for EMS agencies and all referral entities.

Community and National Involvement in Trauma Care Systems:

Participate in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state, provincial or national levels.

Education: Graduate of School of Nursing. Master's degree preferred.

Experience (Type & Length): 3-5 years Emergency Department and/or Critical Care experience in the care of trauma patients. Proven leadership ability. Demonstrated Administrative ability, Public relations experience desired.

Certification/Licensure:

Must possess current licensure in the state of MA. BLS/ACLS and TNCC required


Additional Information

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

Important COVID message

Please note, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled, and professional way.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

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