Tower Health
TRAUMA PROGRAM MANAGER
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Philadelphia Map
Posted: 04/13/2021
Closing: 05/12/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Tower Health
Job description
Overview

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

The Trauma Program Manager collaborates with the Trauma Medical Director in establishing standards of practice for the trauma patients. He/she will coordinate and evaluate the nursing care of trauma patients at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The coordinator will promote the professional development of trauma nursing and perform all duties in accordance with the Pennsylvania Trauma System Foundation.

-Knowledge of current trends in trauma nursing.

-Commitment to excellence in patient care.

-Effective interpersonal skills.

-Demonstrates accountability and professionalism.

-Adapts to change in a positive, professional manner.

-Commitment to customer service.

-Participates in continuous performance improvement activities.

-Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, developmental, social, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in their service.

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Qualifications

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

BSN required. MSN preferred

ACLS certification

-Prior work experience suitable for the position is preferred.

-Clinical Supervision of ancillary nursing personnel

-Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure or temporary practice permit
TRAUMA PROGRAM MANAGER