Trauma Program Manager

LifeBridge Health
January 11, 2019
Baltimore, MD
Job Type


The Trauma Program Manager (TPM) is a part of the Department of Surgery, with line of sight from and reporting to the Department of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer. The Department of Surgery is comprised of a diverse clinical and academic enterprise spanning clinical care, teaching, and research forums. At present the Department maintains approximately 100 FTEs across Faculty, Advanced-practice providers, Housestaff/ Resident groups, clinical and administrative staff with activities based within Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital, as well as numerous community practice locations.

Job Responsibilities

In collaboration and conjunction with the Trauma Medical Director, the TPM is responsible for the organization of services and systems necessary for a multidisciplinary approach to providing care to the injured patient. The TPM is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a cost-effective system of care for trauma patients and their families throughout the continuum of care. The TPM is self-directed and self-motivating, plans and conducts work with minimal direction, and reports the progress of work to the Trauma Medical Director and Chief Nursing Officer. In coordination with the Trauma Medical Director, plans, organizes, coordinates and evaluates all aspects of the Trauma Service including its care delivery processes, performance improvement, prevention and public education, external networking, training and continuing education. Uses clinical expertise effectively to plan, implement and evaluate interventions appropriate to the complexity of the problems and resources of the trauma program. Support and adhere to hospital policies, procedures, philosophy, and mission. Collaborate with hospital personnel on the development and management of trauma program budget. Management and oversight of trauma registrars and quality/data abstractors. Acts as one of the leaders in the Department of Surgery, and in the absence of the Trauma Medical Director, acts as the designee/decision maker.Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate trauma-related educational programs for nursing staff. Monitor physician and nurse compliance with educational requirements of the Program. Monitor and maintain compliance with statewide trauma system regulatory requirements. Coordinate preparation for statewide trauma designation site visit. Develop and foster collaborative relationships with all applicable hospital departments. Coordinate and oversee the development and implementation of an injury prevention program; evaluate the impact of the injury prevention programs. Direct community trauma education and prevention programs. Assess and improve Program performance. Develop and monitor Program performance improvement program in conjunction with Trauma Medical Director and other quality liaisons in the Hospital.

Job Requirements

Seasoned professional knowledge; equivalent to a Master's degree; knowledgein more than one discipline. 3-5 years experience in the care of trauma patients.; Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required; BSN's from CCNE accredited schools. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) certification.

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