Trauma Program Manager
Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: January 26, 2023
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
- 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
- You will ensure medical records are pulled and available for
monthly trauma peer review committee and physician review as
- 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
- You will participate in regional (CATRAC) and state trauma
- 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
- 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
- You will perform necessary data extraction/data entry into the
- 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
- 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
offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care,
heart and vascular care, neurology and
neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient
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
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.
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