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Trauma Program Manager

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program
    GENERAL SUMMARY : As supervisor of Trauma Services staff, provides leadership, accountability and responsibility for services in collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director. Responsibilities include coordination of clinical care across the continuum, quality management, fiscal analysis of the patient population, and systems analysis. Acts as a role model and change agent by initiating and accepting changes for improved patient care and cost reductions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
    • Supervises Trauma Services personnel, providing overall direction of daily activities, performance evaluation, education and support.
    • Develops, implements and periodically reviews all policies, procedures and guidelines that support the trauma service. These include, but are not limited to, Joint Commission requirements, national (American College of Surgeons) and state (IDPH) regulations, regulatory standards, etc.
    • Performance Improvement: continuously assesses and improves the service's performance based on, but not limited to, quality management plan, clinical indicators and customer/employee satisfaction data.
    • Accountable for the Trauma Registry ensuring completion of data collection and entry, injury coding and scoring, validation of data and report distribution.
    • Participates in the development of the annual operating and capital budget. Utilizes budget information in management decision-making.
    • Develops an annual operational plan (including scope of service) integrated with Mercy's strategic plan and related departments' operational plans in order to efficiently provide services.
    • Participates in state and national professional and related organizations to ensure current knowledge of trauma service operations.
    • Acts as a liaison to local and state agencies regarding trauma issues, serving on state-wide trauma committees as needed.
    • Interfaces with the multi-disciplinary care team, maintaining open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other hospital departments while serving as a resource and consultant in trauma care.
    • Assists with trauma educational activities, including TNCC, ATLS, ATCN and other professional outreach programs.
    • Participates in community education and prevention activities.
    • Integrates current trauma research findings into practice.
    • Performs other responsibilities as requested by Administrator Emergency / Trauma.
      • Possession of a current or compact state license as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
      • Bachelors of Nursing degree or related field required; Master's degree preferred.
      • Three years trauma nursing experience required.
      • Critical care nursing experience preferred.
      • Certification in critical care, emergency nursing, or other relevant specialty area preferred.
        Pay Range
        $29.02 - $42.08 /hour

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Trauma Program Manager, Executive , Des Moines, Iowa

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