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Our Trauma teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about
Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility, is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
The Joint Commission awarded Chippenham Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip and knee replacement and surgical care. We are also a Certified Chest Pain Center and a Level II Trauma Center, which allows us to provide fast, skilled care to more adults and adolescents in our ER and Pediatric ER than any other hospital in the area. We are proud to be the region’s first choice for orthopedics, joint care, behavioral health (at Tucker Pavilion) and cardiovascular care (at Levinson Heart Institute).
The Trauma Program Director (TPD), under the direction of the Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for managing the trauma program with the Trauma Medical Director (TMD). The TPD, in collaboration with the TMD, is responsible for assuring all Trauma Center verification standards are met as required by the Virginia Department of Health and the Office of Emergency Services. The TPD is responsible for complete operational function, program assessment, planning, organizing, implementation, performance improvement, education, and marketing communications. This position will function as a role model in the use of the nursing process and develops, introduces, and evaluates new approaches to trauma nursing practice.
In addition to complete operational responsibilities, the TPD is responsible for compliance and maintain the standards of care of the trauma patient as set by state, federal, regulatory and accrediting agencies. The TPD position requires high-level communication skills in both oral and written form, frequent interaction with physicians and senior administration is necessary and required. The position requires excellent interpersonal communication skills with emphasis on problem solving and negotiation.
TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities listed herein are not intended to be all inclusive but rather to indicate the primary emphasis of the job and establish the parameters for the necessary skill, effort, responsibility and working conditions that make up the job.
Oversight of all aspects of the Trauma Programs at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital.
Demonstrates twenty-four hour responsibility and accountability for nursing practice and quality of care to assist the Trauma Medical Director (TMD) in accomplishing the overall mission and goals of the trauma program.
Collaborates with nursing management and staff nurses in defining, guiding, and evaluating nursing practice in the provision of trauma care; including creation of policies and procedures related to trauma care.
Prepares trauma program reports for facility administration, Quality Council, Quality Management, other internal requestors and external agencies as needed.
Maintains credentials and CME files for trauma surgeons and emergency physicians participating in the trauma program.
Manages physician contracts and billing related to on-call trauma services and medical directors.
Assures staffing and productivity standards are met or exceeded while creating and maintaining an ongoing competency-based, operational training program for the professional clinical staff.
Serves as a nursing consultant to other members of the multidisciplinary team and to community agencies.
Assumes responsibility of acquiring and evaluating new knowledge and skills in the area of trauma nursing.
Collaborates with others in local, regional, state, and national trauma systems in performance improvement activities, benchmarking, and trauma education.
Acts as a resource to patients and families on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Assesses and evaluates all aspects of the care rendered to the trauma patient and assures continual readiness for inspection of the trauma program.
Oversees trauma Performance Improvement (PI) activities and works in collaboration with Quality Management to assure integration of trauma service PI activities into organizational mission and goals.
Monitors the Trauma Team’s availability, rules, responsibilities, and resources.
Collaborates with other members of the hospital health team in order to facilitate a multidisciplinary quality assurance review of the care of the trauma patient.
Organizes and lead the Trauma Services Committee.
Assists in the development and maintenance of the trauma registry as well as ensures timely and accurate entries into the Virginia State Trauma Registry as required by the Code of Virginia
Analyzes registry data on the trauma patient population to identify trends for strategic planning and performance improvement.
Coordinates trauma education concerning all phases of trauma care, including prevention and rehabilitation.
Collaborates with the facility’s Education Department in planning, providing, and evaluating trauma-nursing education.
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA has been continually named one of Ethisphere’s most ethical company’s in the world since 2010. In 2018, HCA spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and 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.
Required: Minimum 5 Years experience in direct patient care in an ED/ICU/Critical Care area.
Preferred: Instructor in TNCC and/or CATN.
Experience as an EMS provider
Required: Nursing Degree (RN) from an accredited program
Preferred: B.S.N. and/or Bachelor Degree in related field
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