Job Description

Trauma Program Manager, 40 HRs/Week, Day Shift (9AM to 5:30PM), Monday through Friday, No Weekends

The TPM is a registered nurse with evidence of educational preparation and emergency room/trauma clinical experience in the care of injured patients who also shows evidence of 16 hours of continuing trauma related education per year.

The TPM assumes the day to day responsibilities for process and performance improvement activities as they relate to nursing and ancillary personnel and assists the TMD in carrying out the same function for the physicians

Clinical Activities:

Coordinate management across the continuum of trauma care, which includes planning and implementation of clinical protocols and practice management guidelines, monitoring care of in-hospital patients, and serving as a resource for clinical practice.

Education Responsibilities:

Provide for intrafacility and regional professional staff development, participate in case review, implement practice guidelines, and direct community trauma education and prevention programs.

Performance Improvement:

Monitor clinical processes, 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 action with confidentiality.

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 management. Supervises all trauma program personnel.

Supervision of the Trauma Registry:

Supervise collection, coding, scoring, and development of processes for validation of data. Design the registry to facilitate performance improvement activities, trend reports, and research.

Consultation and Liaison:

Stabilize the complex network of many disciplines that work in concert to provide high quality care. Serve as an internal resource for staff in all departments, and act as an extended liaison for EMS agencies.

Community and National Involvement in Trauma Care Systems:

Participate in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state, provincial or national levels.

Education: Graduate of School of Nursing. Master's degree preferred.

Experience (Type & Length): 3-5 years Emergency Department experience with experience in the care of trauma patients. Proven leadership ability. Demonstrated Administrative ability, Public relations experience desired.

Certification/Licensure:

Must possess current licensure in the state of MA. BLS/ACLS/PALS and ENPC/TNCC required

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