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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Trauma Director, Nurse in El Paso, Texas

The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.

All physicians, nurses and staff at Las Palmas Medical Center work to provide exceptional patient care. Our 327-bed hospital is a full service acute care facility. Las Palmas Medical Center has special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women's Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, Oncology Services, and Wound Care Management.

Las Palmas Medical Center has a free-standing 40-bed, inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital, which treats patients with orthopedic conditions, strokes and other neurological diagnoses, multiple trauma, brain and spinal cord injury, arthritis and amputation.

Las Palmas Medical Center is the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center. In addition to our medical services, Las Palmas Medical Center provides the Las Palmas LifeCare Center wellness facility.

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity. * * POSITION SUMMARY To be fully engaged in providing Quality/No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship by supporting the operational and administrative functions of the Trauma Program.

The TPD works in concert with the Trauma Medical Director and hospital leadership to assure optimal trauma patient care services, quality outcomes and compliance with state and national standards for Trauma Center designation.

The TPD continually strives to achieve successful outcomes for all care and programs associated with the trauma service, serves as operational manager for all internal/external program initiatives and requirements as defined by the State of Texas Trauma Standards and the American College of Surgeons Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient Guidelines.

The TPD is closely involved with administrative operations, financial support, clinical services, educational activities and outreach initiatives of the Trauma Center. The TPD helps develop and maintain the trauma registry of the Trauma Center and serves as a liaison to the State of Texas Department of Health and Division of Emergency Preparedness and Community Support, Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED • Trauma care expert as evidenced by experience as a direct care provider. • Active License, State of Texas Registered Nurse. • Bachelor’s required, or actively seeking degree; Master’s degree preferred. • Specialty certification in emergency or trauma care (require or preferred). • Educational expertise in quality design, injury prevention and measurement and trauma care. • AHA ACLS, BLS, PALS and TNCC required. • Obtain trauma-related continuing education annually as required by the State of Texas Approved Trauma Center Standards and the American College of Surgeons Resources for Optimal Care of the Injured Patient Guidelines. • TNCC Instructor and Course Director preferred. • Excellent communication skills in oral and written, graphic and electronic formats. • Understanding of ICD-10-CM and CPT-4 codes and other trauma scoring methodologies. • Develops expertise of MS Office and other databases within scope of review process. • Identifies learning needs and develops the overall plan for trauma related continuing education activities for Physicians and associates. • Oversees the coordination of advanced trauma nursing courses in accordance with state and national trauma standards.

Job: *Directors & Managers

Title: Trauma Director, Nurse

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-20866