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Assitant Vice President - Trauma Services

Far West Division Office - Henderson, Nevada

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Job Code: 09373-14559


No Weekends

– The Division Trauma Services AVP works in concert with the Clinical Services Group Trauma Services AVP for the National Group to carry out the CSG Trauma Services mission. The Division AVP leads development of strategies and tools to advance clinical performance in defined segments of trauma services. Works with the Far West Division and Mountain Division officers, facility senior officers and the facility Trauma Medical Director and Trauma Program Director to ensure appropriate alignment of performance improvement, growth, compliance, and technology advances.
– The Division AVP serves as a professional expert on trauma services to ensure the delivery of optimal quality trauma patient care as defined by national and state standards of practice. The position ensures trauma center readiness and compliance with the American College of Surgeons and state trauma center regulations. Additionally, the position has oversight of registry data, performance metrics, and research initiatives that produce exemplary optimal quality outcomes and performance for the trauma centers in the divisions.
Carries out the strategic and long-range planning for the divisions
Participates in the development of goals and objectives for trauma services that are in alignment with the HCA Trauma Service line, hospital, division and group strategic plans
Defines standards of trauma care for nursing and patient care services that promote a multidisciplinary approach to coordination of patient care, meets regulatory and legal standards and integrates evidence-based practice.
Advises and consults on new development, trauma center survey readiness, performance metrics and research activities.
Communicates with the key stakeholders at the facilities and visits onsite. Visits facilities onsite for mock surveys, evaluation of performance and to assess other needs.
Facilitates gap analysis, coordinates assessment measures and advises on financial pro formas with facilitates for development of trauma centers.
Collaborates with the Trauma Registry Director in registry activities that promote data integrity and reporting performance metrics across the enterprise trauma centers.
Participates in the CSG Trauma Services Division Lead meetings and activities.
Collaborates with group, division and facility senior leadership, Trauma Medical Directors, Trauma Program Managers/Directors and physicians to promote evidence-based practice to troubleshoot /problem solve issues or processes and monitors appropriate corrective action plans.
Monitors the Performance Control System and other reports for compliance, variance and outliers, sources of
problems, actions taken and effectiveness of the resolution using the CSG Trauma Services Performance Control System.
Participates in conducting and analyzing evaluations of hospital Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS) plans and Disaster Plans.
Prepares summary reports for all areas identified as problematic, needing improvement with action plans taken and status of outcomes.
Serves as a change agent, assisting staff to assimilate change in processes and practices.
Demonstrates initiative in professional development. Fosters an environment of professionalism, collegiality and collaboration, and ethical practice.
SUPERVISOR: Vice President, HCA, Clinical Services Group, Trauma Services


Requires at least 10 years of direct clinical emergency or critical care trauma care experience and a minimum of 5 years leadership experience as a Trauma Program Manager/Director in a nationally recognized verified Level I or II trauma center. Bachelors in Nursing and Master in health related filed required.
Current active licensure as a Registered Nurse in state of employment. Member of Society of Trauma Nurses (STN), Eastern Association of Surgery for Trauma (EAST) and other national trauma professional organizations. Current knowledge of American College of Surgeons and state regulations for trauma centers, Joint Commission mandates for regulations and standards for trauma services. Demonstrated expertise in negotiation, coaching, and interpersonal skills. Advanced skills in clinical leadership and financial management and research initiatives. Ability to guide individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering quality services.
Special Considerations:
55% to 65% travel to Division and hospital locations.
Residency must be within the Far West or Mountain Division office area.

Last Edited: 04/21/2017

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