Trauma Services Positions

UTMB Health in Galveston, TX is on a mission to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Our employees share a deep commitment to serving our students and patients in innovative ways, and we are looking for inspired individuals to join our team. We are currently accepting applications for:

  • Trauma Performance Improvement & Patient Safety Specialist
  • Program Director, Trauma Services
  • Nursing Program Manager-Trauma Services

Job Descriptions

  • The Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Specialist will collaborate with the Trauma Program Director and Trauma Medical Director in the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of clinical care provided to the trauma patient population as set by the guidelines formulated by the American College of Surgeons and Texas Department of State Health Service. Provide in-depth knowledge of trauma care and procedures to drive systematic evaluation of trauma clinical care with an emphasis on patient safety and improving trauma care. Review and analyze issues, identify opportunities for improvement, recommend corrective actions, and provide ongoing monitoring. Utilize a standardized approach in evaluating the care delivery processes with an emphasis on decreasing variation and improving outcomes.

Efficiently and timely provide concurrent abstraction and review of medical records for deviation in the standard of care. Performs internal and external (TQIP and Texas TQIP) data analysis. Generates reports required for trauma meetings and as requested by the Trauma Program Director or Trauma Medical Director. Maintains integrity of data and oversees the data collection process to ensure data integrity.

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  • The Program Director for Trauma Services is responsible for providing leadership and oversight for designated operational and management activities in the following areas within the assigned departments and campuses: practice, operations, budget planning and management, project management, facility interfaces, as well as internal and external communications.  The Program Director for Trauma Services assists in the patient care delivery system development and operations across clinical enterprise, collaborating effectively with members of the health care team. The position provides cohesive management, supervision, and leadership in the assigned areas of services, including services offered in our clinics and all campuses within the Health System, by closely communicating with staff, Medical Directors and VP, HS Strategy, implementing the visions and directions provided by them, and advising them of plans and initiatives based on clinical experience and knowledge in services and day-to-day observation in the areas.

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  • The Nursing Program Manager-Trauma Services is accountable for the effective strategic planning, and the personnel, operational, and financial management of assigned program(s) and/or projects, that cross multiple departments and/or services, to ensure optimal quality, cost, and service/outcomes.

 Major Duties/Critical Tasks:

  • Assumes a leadership role in effective strategic planning for the program(s)/project(s).
  • Directs the personnel management of the employees assigned to the program(s)/project(s) consistent with state and federal labor laws, and nursing service and hospital philosophy, goals and policy.
  • Promotes and practices guest and peer relations.
  • Identifies appropriate internal controls for department; provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance

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UTMB Health offers a competitive salary package, free employee medical insurance, state retirement program with employer contributions and paid time off.

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Salary Range
$45,000.00 - 89,000.00
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Galveston, TX 77550, US
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