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Manager Trauma Services

Company: St Joseph Health Regional Hospital
Location: Navasota
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

CHI St. Joseph Health: Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities in Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, Madisonville, and Bellville. With the area's only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region. As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers, including primary care physicians, specialists, and advanced practice clinicians. The network consists of more than 20 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, freestanding Emergency Room Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services. 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.
The Manager of Trauma Services promotes quality care to the injured patient through clinical activities, professional and public education, and quality improvement activities. The coordinator acts as a resource person in all patient care areas to ensure quality nursing care to trauma patients through the continuum. Functions as a liaison for trauma care by maintaining effective lines of communication with all concerned parties. The Trauma Coordinator actively participates in the development of a regionalized trauma system. Serves as Nurse Educator by providing staff development through staff in-services, education, orientation, and mentoring of new team members.

  • Creates and maintains policies, procedures, and protocols for the Trauma Services Department to include the quality improvement plan to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, Joint Commission, and State and Federal requirements.
  • Educates staff and community on injury prevention to promote our community's and staff's health and safety.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trauma care via literature review, trauma conferences, and trauma research and develops the Trauma Services Department in accordance with ACS, TDSHS, and Joint Commission guidelines to ensure compliance for Level IV Trauma Designation.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the review of the emergency services records to identify trauma admissions, deaths, and transfers for entry into the trauma registry.
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of the information reported to the state trauma registry.
  • Participates in the development of summaries and reports from the trauma registry data as requested by administration and maintains accurate records and reports to ensure compliance with TDSHS and Joint Commission.
  • Maintains and updates required plans annually to meet all regulatory agency standards, including updating emergency preparedness plans annually to ensure the plans are not outdated and still meet safety needs for all.
  • Actively serves on the Safety-EOC Committee, Patient Safety/Infection Control and Quality Committee and ensures compliance with the Joint Commission, OSHA, TDA.
    • Associates Degree, Nursing
    • Three years emergency room nursing experience
    • Registered Nurse (RN); BLS; ACLS; PALS or ENPC and TNCC
      Pay Range
      $35.12 - $46.65 /hour

Keywords: St Joseph Health Regional Hospital, College Station , Manager Trauma Services, Executive , Navasota, Texas

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