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Trauma Program Manager

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you ready to manage in a new era as a Trauma Program Manager where building a healthier tomorrow is more than a job? Our St. David's North Austin Medical Center team is committed to partnership, innovation, legacy and improving more lives in more ways. Share your resume today.BenefitsSt. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Our teams are dedicated to improving human life. Each year about five percent of all U.S. hospital services happen at an HCA Healthcare facility. Be an impact as a(an) Trauma Program Manager where your passion for leading and creativity are valued? We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Trauma Manager assumes responsibility for the coordination of care for trauma patients throughout the facility and provides support and coordination of their care. Under the direction of the Director of Emergency Services, the Trauma Program Manager will develop performance improvement activities, trauma patient chart review, trauma registry validation, oversee injury prevention activities and participate in nursing education. Support educational/training presentations for nursing staff related to trauma care and outreach activities interacting with other healthcare entities and pre-hospital care providers. In addition, ability to abstract information from identified trauma patient medical records as needed. The information is then entered into the facility trauma registry and submitted to state and national trauma data bases. The Trauma Program Manager is responsible for maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of the registry, verification and updating of information compiled and preparing reports as requested.
    • You will coordinate trauma services/systems to ensure compliance with the American College of Surgeons Trauma Center Standards and the state of Texas Trauma Center Standards.
    • You will incorporate changes into program management with changes in standards or level of designation.
    • You will maintain the integrity of the trauma registry by utilizing the definitions and rules provided by the American College of Surgeons and the State of Texas.
    • You will maintain the confidentiality of the trauma registry and prepares reports for the trauma registry as requested.
    • You will collaborate with trauma registrar with participation in Trauma Quality Improvement Program (TQIP)
    • You will collaborate with Trauma Medical Director and ED Director to guide and interact with medical staff and provider partners.
    • You will ensure medical records are pulled and available for monthly trauma peer review committee and physician review as requested.
    • You will collaborate with the ED Director on the monthly multidisciplinary committee agenda and action plan
    • You will utilize data from the trauma registry to develop and implement performance improvement initiatives
    • You will collaborate with the Institute for Learning to maintain TNCC instructor status by teaching courses for St. David's Healthcare
    • You will participate in regional (CATRAC) and state trauma systems (GETAC)
    • You will participate in departmental policy, protocol and patient care guideline review and development
    • You will provide progression of care based on clinical needs of the patient by collaborating with inpatient therapy services, case management, nursing and medical providers
    • You will facilitate the discharge and follow up process and education for trauma patients
    • You will assist the Emergency Department with care of trauma activation patients when on duty
    • You will coordinate with physicians, nurses and ancillary staff to identify and address specific patient care issues across the continuum of trauma care
    • You will identify, evaluate and implement methods for resolution of systems issues.
    • You will serve as an internal resource for staff in all departments, and act as an extended liaison for EMS agencies
    • You will participate in education and research activities when necessary.
    • You will assist nursing departments with their trauma clinical competencies on a yearly basis.
    • You will participate in the injury prevention program to increase public and community awareness of trauma related injuries and prevention measures.
    • You will assist with outreach activities for pre-hospital providers and referring facilities as assigned.
    • You will maintain a high level of expertise and professional growth related to the care of the trauma patient through review of current literature available on trauma.
    • You will maintain specialty certifications, specialty professional association memberships (Emergency Nurse's Association and Society of Trauma Nurses) and ongoing continuing education related to trauma as required by the American College of Surgeons.
    • You will perform necessary data extraction/data entry into the trauma registry.
    • You will communicate effectively with the Trauma Registrar to ensure accuracy of patient data entry into the trauma registry
    • You will perform data validation, reporting the results to the ED Director
    • You will prepare trauma registry reports on a monthly, quarterly and PRN basis
    • You will evaluate care rendered to trauma patients through concurrent and retrospective performance improvement processes and evaluation of audit filters, review of occurrences, complications, process and systems issues.
    • You will actively participate in trauma related performance improvement committees and meetings.
    • You will collaborate with pre-hospital providers and referring facilities to provide feedback to referring facilities.
    • You will support organization-wide trauma specific process and program development by participating in and/or contribution to committees, task forces, teams, etc. as appropriate.
    • You will work collaboratively with Case Managers to develop and implement strategies to affect reduced length of stay (LOS) and cost of stay (COS), and evaluates impact and effectiveness. Other Duties as Assigned
      What qualifications you will need:
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Registered Nurse
      • Bachelors Degree
      • Trauma Nursing Core Course, or Trauma Nurse Core Instructor (TNCC Instructor) preferred
      • One or more years of experience in ED/ICU/trauma nursing
        This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).St.
        David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with
        more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital, St. David's Women's
        Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services
        offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and
        neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.
        St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one
        of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St.
        David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two
        local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.
        HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
        delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.

        Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN

        Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive If this is the kind of dynamic growth opportunity that compels you, apply for the Trauma Program Manager role. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Trauma Program Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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