You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Director Nursing Trauma Services.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youâ™re a system-thinker with a multi-departmental approach to achieve quality and superior services across the continuum of care. Additionally you bring integration across all units as you work closely with the medical directors of all related services.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
This position reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer for Good Samaritan Medical and has the trauma services staff as direct reports.
Good Samaritan Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. At our 234-bed Level II Trauma Center, our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Weâ™re especially proud of our people, who helped make us one of Americaâ™s 100 Best Hospitals according to Healthgrades.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Director Nursing Trauma Services you need to know how to provide leadership and administration to the trauma program on a 24-hour basis. The scope includes the trauma programs, system integration, and outreach with hospitals, EMS agencies, and the community and regulatory compliance. Additionally you will need to know how to:
Direct the operations of the department. Create purpose and meaning for department and clearly communicate and link purpose and meaning to organizational goals.
Oversee service needs and volumes. Assume 24-hour responsibility for staffing, supervision, and evaluation of all patient care.
Oversee resolution of issues related to service, safety, and quality. Identify and drive quality and performance improvement initiatives.
Direct human resource functions such as interviewing, selection, orientation, education/training, feedback, performance evaluation, and policy and procedure development. Participate in the Talent Management program. Mentor and provide development opportunities for leaders and identify high potential associates to ensure effective succession planning.
Prepare the operational and capital budgets. Monitor and report the performance of the department against budget. Develop annual operating plans, business plans for new services and changes in the organizational structure in the department.
Facilitate multidisciplinary communication and teamwork to assure optimal outcomes in the provision of quality health care. Collaborate with physicians, related to service needs, marketing and strategic planning. Participate in interdisciplinary committees throughout the organization.
Coordinate and evaluate program development, personnel decisions, budget, and provision of services in conjunction with the organizational strategic plans.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Bachelorâ™s degree in nursing. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience as a Registered Nurse including experience within a trauma center
Minimum of 5 years healthcare leadership
Advanced Trauma certification or current status (TNCC, CATN, TCAR or TCRN)
Familiarity with EMS System, State of Colorado Trauma System, and local/state/national governing bodies responsible for the care of trauma patients (i.e. SEMATC, ACS)
Previous experience at the director level is preferred
Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Director Nursing Trauma Services on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Internal Number: 995
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.