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Program Manager Trauma

Company: St Joseph College Station Hospital
Location: College Station
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
St Joseph Regional Health Center: As the highest-level Trauma Center in a nine-county area, our new advanced Emergency & Trauma Center makes us better equipped than ever to provide the expert care you need. Our trauma team is the most experienced in the region and backed 24/7 by trauma surgeons and specialists in orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, facial and plastic surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, critical care and more. It's a level of care that can make the critical difference. St. Joseph Regional Health Center has invested millions of dollars in developing a hospital environment that is positive and truly encourages health and healing. Everything we do is driven by the goal of providing loving, compassionate care in an environment that doesn't add stress, but reduces it. A peaceful environment that includes everything needed for comprehensive care. One that inspires healing at every turn. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. Responsibilities
Assists in promoting optimal care to the injured patient through clinical activities, professional and
public education, injury prevention, and performance improvement and patient safety. The Program
Manager acts as a resource person to all patient care areas regarding nursing care as related to the
trauma patient. Functions as a liaison for trauma care by maintaining effective lines of
communication with all concerned parties. The Trauma Program Manager in conjunction with the
Trauma Medical Director is responsible for overall management of the trauma program. The
Trauma Program Manager will actively participate in the development of a regionalized trauma
system. 1. Quality Improvement: Coordinates and facilitates the review of the trauma patients to
identify trauma admissions, deaths and transfers. Coordinates and facilitates the Trauma
M&M quality review. Coordinates necessary education to improve trauma care. Reviews
trauma patient care for all patients meeting quality indicators. Ensures the standard
quality of care is being delivered for all trauma patients. Completes quality review in a
timely manner. Oversees the performance improvement and patient safety plan.
2. Financial Responsibilities: Reviews trauma activations for appropriate charge entry.
Coordinates trauma billing review to assure appropriate account usage.
3. Professional & Educational: Participates in professional state organizations as required for
trauma designation. Maintains TNCC, PALS or ENPC, TCAR and ACLS. Maintains trauma
orientation/education program for entire facility. Maintains the facility as designation
requires, meeting all standards of care, quality reviews, and community education. 4. Data: Ensures accurate data is accumulated for administrative reporting. Ensures trauma
registry meets the standard set forth by the state of Texas and the National Trauma Data
Bank.
5. Privacy: Assures privacy of all patient information to protect patient rights and meet HIPPA
guidelines. Reports suspected violations immediately.
6. Environment & Patient Safety: Maintains patient and work environment to maximize safe
working space. Promptly removes all used and soiled equipment, linen, etc. to appropriate
location. BMV scanning rates comply with current policy. Reports all patient safety and
hazard concerns immediately.
7. Community Outreach and Education: Participates in injury prevention activities and public
education. Reports patient follow-up to the trauma program of any transferring hospital.
8. Supplies: Maintains accurate documentation of charges and supplies used to ensure
adequate supply replacement and efficient use of allocated funds. 9. Meeting/In-service Attendance: Attends in-services, workshops, and reads current
journals to keep abreast of new developments in the medical and nursing fields. Attends 6
unit meetings per year, all mandatory in-services, and completes annual competencies.
Attends other meetings as designated by Director. Qualifications
Required Skills: Bachelor of Science, Nursing with 3 years leadership expereince or Associate Degree, Nursing with 5 years expereince Registered Nurse (RN), BLS, ACLS, and PALS or ENPC, TCAR

Keywords: St Joseph College Station Hospital, College Station , Program Manager Trauma, Executive , College Station, Texas

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