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Sutter Health Trauma Program Manager in Jackson, California

Position Overview:

The Trauma Program Manager is accountable for the delivery of high quality nursing care and for the injury prevention program, the quality improvement process, daily patient flow, and other duties as assigned.

The role of the Trauma Program Manager is to help promote the delivery of optimal, cost-effective trauma care. This individual assists in daily patient flow, in coordinating the systems and services required for an organized, comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of the trauma patient, as well as promoting the Injury Prevention Program. The functions of this role include administrative responsibilities, clinical activities, professional and public education, performance improvement activities, trauma research, injury prevention research, active community participation in committees and events related to reducing the risks of injury to the general population, supervision of daily patient flow throughout the hospital including patient admission, transfer and discharge and coordination of required staffing needs. Each of these role components requires the Trauma Coordinator to function as a consultant/liaison, clinical resource, and educator.

The Trauma Program Manager is directly accountable to the CNE.


Education and Licensures

  • Bachelors Degree, required.

  • Masters Degree, preferred.

  • Minimum of 16 hours/yr of trauma related continuing education, of which 4 hrs in pediatric trauma and clinical experience in the care of injured patients, required.

  • Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN, required

  • Certified Emergency Room RN - CEN, stongly preferred.

  • Trauma Nursing Corp Course - TNCC, required.

  • Certified Critical Care RN - CCCRN- Strongly Preferred. Certified for adults, pediatric, and neonatal critical care nurses.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS, required.

Required Experience

  • Education and clinical experience in trauma care of adults.

  • 4 years or more clinical nursing experience in an emergency department or critical care unit in a trauma center.

  • 2 years in a leadership/management position.

  • Process Improvement Experience

Skills and Knowledge

Knowledge in Lean Principles.

Injury Prevention Experience

Knowledge in word, excel, power point, EPIC

Organization: Sutter Amador Hospital

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.