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Trauma Program Manager at Egleston (BSN required)

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Egleston 
Requisition #:  55361

 

JOB SUMMARY

Coordinates and successfully operates trauma programs at Scottish Rite and Egleston. Leads Safe Kids and Child Passenger Safety programs. Works in partnership with departmental and community leaders to ensure needs of patients, families, and the community are met.

EDUCATION
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
EXPERIENCE*
  • 5 years of experience in program development and management
  • 2 years of experience in a related field
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • Postgraduate degree from an accredited college or university in Management, Public Health Administration, Health Promotion, Health Administration, Business Administration, Public Policy, Nonprofit Administration, or related field
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage a team, keeping staff motivated and productive
  • Must possess excellent customer service, communication, organizational, interpersonal, strategic planning, and community partnership development skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Evidence of continuing professional growth, e.g., membership in a professional nursing organization
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

Clinical Activities

  1. Plans and implements campus clinical trauma protocol/practice management guidelines.

 

Educational Responsibilities

  1. Manages community trauma education and prevention programs, including Safe Kids and Child Passenger Safety programs.
  2. Ensures consistency of trauma education between the two campuses and ensures system trauma education to all appropriate departments.
  3. Coordinates system trauma specialist program and attends in-house trauma-related educational activities.

 

External Emergency Management

  1. Operates as Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's external emergency management representative at local, state, and national emergency management forums.
    • Serves as pediatric state coordinating hospital representative.
    • Manages federal/state Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response grants program.
    • Region D & N Drill Planning Group (monthly).
    • GHA Mutual Aid Task Force (quarterly).
    • GHA Regional Coordinating Hospital Group (quarterly).
    • GHA Region D Hospital Group (quarterly).
    • SE Regional Pediatric Disaster Response Network Executive Committee (as needed).
    • SE Regional Pediatric Disaster Response Network - Work Groups (as needed).

 

Performance Improvement

  1. Develops system quality indicators and ensures consistency of between both campuses.
  2. Assists in Trauma Quality Oversight committee leadership and ensures consistency of outcomes between campuses.
  3. Serves as liaison to bring quality oversight committees together when needed.
  4. Serves on Disaster Preparedness committee and disseminates information appropriately to system trauma physicians.

 

Administration

  1. Manages appropriate operational and financial aspects of trauma program.
  2. Works collaboratively with physicians from both campuses to integrate processes and policies and ensure same standard of trauma care is in practice on both campuses.
  3. Manages all assigned trauma service personnel.

 

Research

  1. Assists in developing/expansion of trauma research systemwide and ensures integrity of research program is maintained, e.g. consents and Institutional Review Board approval.

 

Community/National Involvement in Trauma Care System

  1. Participates in development of the trauma care system at the community, state, and national level.
  2. Attends the State Trauma Advisory Committee to ensure that Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is well-represented.
  3. Attends the Region III Trauma Advisory Committee, State Trauma Coordinators Meeting, and assists in the pediatric aspect of the Georgia State Trauma Conference.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Nursing - Nursing - Management