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Management & Supervision
Nursing Administration
Full Time
8 Hour Shift
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Job #
  • Job Description: A brief statement of the position, including the general job duties.
      • The RN-Director Trauma Program (TPD) is fundamental in the implementation and evaluation of the trauma program in collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director (TMD). The TPD is responsible for the organization of services & systems necessary for a multi-disciplinary approach to the injured patient.
  • Reports to
      • CNO
  • Supervises
      • Trauma Services Staff
  • Ages of Patients
      • Geriatric
      • Adult
      • Adolescent
      • Pediatric
      • Neonatal
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
      • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
        • Required: BSN
        • Preferred: MSN
    • Licensure/Certification
        • Required: California RN license, American Heart Association BLS,TNCC or ATCN
        • Preferred: MICN
    • Experience
        • Required: 5+ years RN experience in emergency, trauma or critical care
          • Preferred: 3+ years of Trauma Program management experience, Member and active in one or more of the following trauma professional organizations:

        • Society of Trauma Nurses
        • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
        • Emergency Nurses Association
        • EAST (associate member)
        • Society of Critical Care Medicine
        • American Burn Association
  • Specific Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required
      • Knowledge of The American College of Surgeons (ACS) trauma standards, Riverside County Trauma Standards The Joint Commission standards, Complies with all state and federal regulations
      • Knowledge of patient care standards of care as they relate to the services provided in the practice
      • Supervision and leadership skills
      • Self-motivated, self-starter, and able to organize efforts around helping patients have a positive experience
      • Excellent customer service skills with patients, co-workers and physicians
      • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills, in particular related to staffing, scheduling and management of office practice
      • Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures to manage its operations and to ensure effective and quality patient care
      • Exercises a high degree of initiative, judgment, and discretion in order to organize work, delegate and achieve goals and objectives
      • Able to solve problems effectively and inclusively, and communicate to others to implement solutions with appropriate parties
      • Analyzes situations accurately and takes effective action
      • Skills and knowledge to plan, develop, and implement a project and see it through to success, while integrating priorities and deadlines
      • Ability to coordinate and integrate healthcare service offerings
  • Essential Job Specific Responsibilities
      1. Education responsibilities: Provides for intrafacility and regional professional staff development, participate in case review, implement practice guidelines, and direct community trauma education and prevention programs.
      2. Performance improvement: Monitor clinical processes and 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 actions while maintaining confidentiality.
      3. 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.
      4. Supervision of the trauma registry: Supervise collection, coding, scoring, and developing processes for validation of data. Design the registry to facilitate performance improvement activities, trend reports, and research while protecting confidentiality.
      5. Consultant and liaison: Stabilize the complex network of the many disciplines that work in concert to provide high-quality care. Serve as an internal resource for staff in all departments, and act as a liaison for EMS agencies.
      6. Research: Have an active involvement in research projects and the analysis and distribution of findings. Facilitate protocol design for accurate data collection, feedback, and analysis.
      7. Community and national involvement in trauma care systems: Participate in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state, provincial, or national levels.
      8. Clinical Activities include:
        1. Provides clinical management support and acts a liaison to administration and clinical staff for trauma program
        2. Participates in rounds on trauma patients with care team
        3. Facilitates multidisciplinary rounds
        4. Provides feedback to staff on a regular basis
        5. Provides orientation to new staff in the care of trauma patients
      9. Quality Assurance:
        1. Coordinates daily clinical process and performance improvement
        2. Performs reviews on trauma patient charts
        3. Maintains and supervises trauma registry as required according to local, states and national standards. Verifies accuracy of all data collected
        4. Ensures confidentiality with patient and provider information. Demonstrates understanding of HIPAA
        5. Develops processes for data collection
        6. Analyzes trauma data to provide routine and ad hoc reports of trauma statistics and performance improvement meetings and trauma operational meetings; routine volume reporting, statistics, trends, loop closure evaluations and opportunities for improvement, education, financial analysis, trauma committees and external oversight

      10. Education:
        1. Coordinates and collaborates on educational activities to meet the needs of the trauma program
        2. Provides for intrafacility and regional professional staff development, participate in case review, implement practice guidelines, and direct community trauma education and prevention programs.
        3. Coordinates multidisciplinary trauma review meetings
        4. Coordinates trauma review with clinical staff
        5. Participates in orientation, in-services, and mentor programs for nursing, medical staff and multidisciplinary staff
        6. Reviews and updates organizations trauma guidelines with the Medical Director

      11. Administration:
        1. Represents organization in community activities at the county and state level functions including local EMS meetings
        2. Attends trauma related meetings
        3. Management and mentoring of staff within the trauma service
        4. Assisting the Emergency Services Director drafting trauma related policies. Implementing policies and assuring compliance and sustainability
        5. Participates in organizational committees and process improvement plans

      1. Other duties as assigned