SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of Emergency/Trauma Services, the Trauma Program Manager works in conjunction with the Trauma Medical Director to oversee all programmatic aspects of the multidisciplinary Pediatric Trauma service. The Trauma Program Manager is seen as the pediatric trauma expert within the system and works within the healthcare system to insure management of the daily operations of the trauma service. This includes oversight of the quality of pediatric trauma care; data collection, submission and analysis; performance improvement (PIP) processes and case review; injury prevention and outreach activities; regulatory compliance; clinical research and benchmarking activities; and trauma education programs. In addition, the Trauma Program Manager is engaged in regional collaboration with other trauma centers, referring facilities and agencies.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires: A) Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Master's Degree preferred, B) Active CA Registered Nurse Licensure required; C) minimum 5 years in a leadership role and/or programmatic responsibility and 5 years clinical experience that includes trauma services and either perioperative, ICU or ED clinical experience, D) Certifications as follows: BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer into position, Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) and Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN). Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) preferred and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position.
POSITION DETAILS: Full time, exempt, 80 hours per pay period, day shift
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.