HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Trauma Program Director in Plantation, Florida

Trauma Program Director, Days, Full-time Westside Regional Medical Center Plantation, FL

_Facility Description:_ We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements. You'll find it's an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

/Westside Regional Medical Centeris a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for five consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/

_Job Description:_ Reporting to the CEO, the Trauma Program Director oversees and coordinates all aspects of the development of a new trauma program in a busy progressive hospital setting. Program development, at the hospital, local level and within state/national systems is a key element to the success of this role.

_Responsibilities include:_ * Facilitate and provide direction for a multidisciplinary trauma service with primary focus on developing/implementing and monitoring systems to enhance care of the trauma patient * Serve as a resource for inter-intra disciplinary team members and patient families that participate in the care of trauma patients * Work in close collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director to: o Promote the goals of the Trauma Program o Qualify all care and system issues regarding the program development o Optimize patient care across the age and injury spectrum * Oversee and direct all trauma related activities, and initiate changes internally and externally that will promote optimal trauma care * Perform all functions necessary to act as an agent to the Trauma Medical Director and Administration, to ensure compliance with all hospital, local, state and American College of Surgeons requirements * This position maintains responsibility/accountability for 24-hour day management For more information contact Elizabeth.Flader@HCAHealthcare.com.

_Qualifications: _ * Registered Nurse licensed issued by the State of Florida * Bachelor Degree required – Master’s preferred * Maintain a minimum of 10 CEU's in Trauma Nursing annually * BLS; Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) and or Advanced Trauma Course for Nurses (ATCN) certifications * Certified Emergency Room nursing (CEN) or Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certificate is preferred * Three years of professional nursing experience in an inpatient critical care or emergency nursing area or trauma intensive care unit * Understanding of the Florida Standards for Trauma Standards and the American College of Surgeons Optimal Resources for Care of the Injured patient * Background in trauma system management essential - required * Experience in trauma registry management

Title: Trauma Program Director

Location: Florida-Plantation-Westside Regional Medical Cntr-Fort Lauderdale Area

Requisition ID: 01345-7878TRAUMA