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The 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 Florida Department of Health 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 USF HCA Trauma Network trauma centers.
The Division AVP of Trauma Services reports directly to the Division Chief Medical Officer. In addition, the Division Trauma AVP works in concert with the USF HCA Trauma Medical Director, Registry Administrator for the USF HCA Central Trauma Registry, and AVP of CSG Trauma Services to carry out the mission of the USF HCA Trauma Network and to lead development of strategies and tools to advance clinical performance in defined segments of trauma services.
Works with the North Florida Division and Facility Senior Officers and trauma services staff to assure appropriate alignment of improvement, growth, compliance, and technology advances within the trauma center system.
Carries out the strategic and long range planning for the Network.
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, which 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, and performance metrics and research activities.
Collaborates with the Trauma Registry Director in registry activities that promote data integrity and reporting performance metrics across the enterprise trauma centers.
Facilitates gap analysis, coordinates assessment measures and advises on financial pro formulas with facilitates for development of trauma centers.
Participates in the USF HCA Trauma Network meetings and activities.
Collaborates with group, division and facility senior leadership, Trauma Medical Directors, Trauma Program Managers/Directors, Trauma physicians to promote evidenced based practice to troubleshoot /problem solve issues or processes and monitors appropriate corrective action plans.
Monitors routine reports of variance and outliers, sources of problems, actions taken and effectiveness of the resolution.
Participates in conducting and analyzing evaluations of hospital Trauma Performance Improvement and Patient Safety (PIPS) plans.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
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. Masters in Nursing 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 Florida Department of Health 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.
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