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Registered Nurse-ER-Trauma Program Manager-Days - Trauma Program Manager

Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Location: Beaumont
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-ER-Trauma Program Manager-DaysWe are looking to add top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas team.

Join us in performing Sacred Work!

Competitive benefits are offered including:

Matched Retirement Plan

Paid Time Off

Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much More!

Bonus Potential


The Trauma Program Manager is responsible for the coordination of comprehensive and integrated care for the trauma patient from prevention through discharge. Has the authority and responsibility to monitor trauma patient care from the Emergency Department admission through operative intervention(s), ICU care, stabilization, rehabilitation care and discharge and including the Trauma PI program. The TPM acts as a liaison with appropriate agencies or activities specific to the Trauma Program. The primary goal of the TPM is to improve the quality of trauma patient care, directly as a member of the trauma team and indirectly in the roles of consultant, change agent, educator and quality improvement agent. The TPM collaborates closely with the Medical Staff, Administration, Ancillary Department Heads, Nursing Staff and Pre-Hospital personnel to facilitate the ongoing team approach to the care of the trauma patient.

ANA Standards of Practice

A. Assessment: the registered nurse collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation.

B. Diagnosis: the registered nurse analyzes the assessment data to determine the diagnoses or issues.

C. Outcomes Identification: the registered nurse identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patient or the situation.

D. Planning: the registered nurse develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes.

E. Implementation: the registered nurse implements the identified plan, coordinates care delivery, employs strategies to promote health and a safe environment.

F. Evaluation: the registered nurse evaluates progress toward attainment of outcomes.

G. Quality of Practice: the registered nurse systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice.

Essential Job Duties

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Utilizes a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed, nursing care by performing comprehensive nursing assessments regarding the health status of the patient, making nursing diagnoses that serve as the basis for the strategy of care, developing a plan of care based on the assessment and nursing diagnosis, implementing nursing care, and evaluating the patient's responses to nursing interventions.

* Make assignments others that take into consideration patient safety and that are commensurate with the educational preparation, experience, knowledge, and physical and emotional ability of the person to whom the assignments are made (in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act).Maintains required documentation of patient care and unit activities in accordance with standards.

* Clarify any order or treatment regimen that the nurse has reason to believe is inaccurate, non-efficacious or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner and notifying the ordering practitioner when the nurse makes the decision not to administer the medication or treatment.Know the rationale for and the effects of medications and treatments and shall correctly administer the same to promote a safe environment for patients and others.

* Ensures compliance with DSHS standards as a Level IV Trauma Center.Participates in the development and implementation of patient care protocols, P&P and recommendations concerning trauma patient care.Performs concurrent and/or retro chart audits on patients admitted in the ED with traumatic diagnosis. Monitors patients from admission to discharge or transfer for medical necessity of procedures and/or appropriate treatment while identifying problems requiring committee resolution.

* Enters or supervises entry of necessary data into the Trauma Registry and reviews statistics.Coordinates trauma program services with other patient care services. Responsible for review of all necessary information and required forms on all trauma diagnosis and transfers.

* Active participant of the local RAC-R.Promotes the benefits of an organized trauma service system to professional and community groups.Participates in community educational programs, interacts with local EMS community, participation in the TTCF (Texas Trauma Coordinator's Forum).

Required Education and Experience

Graduate of an accredited nursing program

3 - 5 years related experience

Required License/Certifications

Current RN License in the state of Texas

BLS certification

ACLS certification

PALS or ENPC certification

TNCC certification

Keywords: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont , Registered Nurse-ER-Trauma Program Manager-Days - Trauma Program Manager, Executive , Beaumont, Texas

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