Trauma Program Director
Location:
Idaho Falls , Idaho
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Reference:
00310-36883
Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center:


The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls. Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital.

EIRMC is home to a Level II Trauma Center , Idaho's only Level I ICU , and the only emergency room in Idaho Falls. A robust local helicopter and ground medical rescue service supports its comprehensive trauma program. Additionally, EIRMC has the region's only Pediatric Intensive Care Unit for critically ill children.


Trauma Program Director:

The Trauma Program Director (TPD) is responsible for the management of the Trauma Services Department and subsequent Program. The TPD is full time and dedicated to the Trauma program. The TPD supports the Trauma Program to ensure Level 2 Trauma Verification by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma is maintained and ensures optimal delivery of quality care within established standards and targets. The TPD is the lead facilitator for the hospital departments, physicians, external agencies, nursing staff, and allied healthcare professionals that interact with the Trauma patients and Program.

The TPD ensures the care for the Trauma patients throughout the continuum and works with the Medical Director of the Trauma Program (TMD). The TPD assumes day-to-day responsibility for process and performance improvement activities as they relate to nursing and ancillary personnel and assists the TMD in carrying out these same functions for the physicians. This position works to reduce the incidence of injury within the state and region through injury prevention and public education programs.

The TPD duties will include education, reporting and marketing for the Trauma program. The TPD ensures quality and regulatory compliance for the Trauma Program, providing education and development opportunities for staff. The TPD works under the direction of the Director of Trauma Services and in collaboration with the TMD.

The employee is expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person in this position is responsible for a variety of tasks that leads to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity.
Qualifications:
• Requires completion of nursing degree at accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. Maintains certification, nationally in field of specialty.
• Must maintain current Idaho Registered Nurse license
• Maintains AHA CPR for Healthcare Providers certification
• Must maintain all hospital mandatory requirements.
• Must show evidence of clinical experience in care of the injured.
• Position has frequent interaction with in-house and outlying area physicians, nursing staff, EMS agencies, other departments and media representatives. Therefore must have the sensitivity, maturity and ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
• Must possess excellent knowledge and skills regarding computer information systems and advanced software functions.
• On-going trauma database training required.

• Will follow assigned unit dress code and present a professional image at all times.

A little about us:
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