Director Trauma Services

    March 17, 2022
    Elkhart, Indiana
    Job Type


    Director Trauma Services

    Northern IN

    Largest Health System in Indiana


    20 K Sign on Bonus

    $117,401 – $150,000 / yr

    Generous relocation


    Describe how this position fits in your organization.

    This position reports to the Executive Director Surgery/Trauma Services


    What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements of this position?

    1. Experience as a Level I or Level II Trauma Program Manager

    2. Performance Improvement (PI) experience that aligns with the American College of Surgeons


    3. Collaborative/relationship building skills that assists in aligning members of the organization to

    drive trauma services within the system

    4. Organized and detail oriented

    5. Trauma Registrar experience


    What are the nice-to-have skills?

    1. Leadership experience with the TCAA and/or TNCC

    2. ER/OR/ICU experience (one of them not all three)

    3. Outreach education experience

    4. Trauma Registrar experience


    What is exciting about this opportunity? Please include team and company culture.

    1. Very busy Level II trauma that functions as a Level I-potential of expanding to Level I and possibly

    Peds Trauma verified at a Level II

    2. Autonomy

    3. Great opportunity to work with trauma in a system vs one organization-alignment within the system

    4. Mentor to new PI Coordinators


    Reports to the Executive Director of Surgical and Trauma Services, along with collaborative leadership with the Trauma Medical Director. Responsible for a comprehensive trauma program at Beacon Health System. Direct, plans and evaluates day-to-day functions to ensure that high-quality trauma services are provided. Responsible to provide oversight and ongoing compliance with the state trauma designation regulations and develops best practice process that are in accordance with state and federal regulations, accreditation and compliance requirements and organizational policy.

    The system consists of a Level II Trauma verification at Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Indiana and a Level III verification in Elkhart, Indiana. Develops and initiates business plans that align with system strategic goals related to growth and community/ regional support in trauma services (Pediatric Trauma and Trauma OP Clinic). Coordinates the activities of the Trauma Services staff. Integrates pre-hospital, Emergency Care Center, Surgery and inpatient services to ensure the delivery of quality patient care. Works collaboratively with various Medical Directors, and other Hospital Directors, regarding the planning and implementation of trauma services. Also manages the clinical and financial performance of the Trauma Services department.


    Education and Experience

    The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing; a Master’s degree in Business, Nursing or Healthcare Administration or equivalent management experience in trauma services is preferred.

    A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Indiana and BLS, ATCN and TCRN certifications are required.

    A minimum of three years of emergency department or critical care nursing experience in a Level I or Level II trauma center is required, with demonstrated management experience preferred. Experience with the Level I or II trauma center verification process is preferred.


    Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription
    Short- and Long-Term Disability
    401(k) and other retirement plans
    Life Insurance for Associate, Spouse, and Dependents
    Tuition Assistance
    Legal Shield/Identity Shield
    Whole Life Benefits
    Critical Illness Benefits
    Accident Insurance
    Paid Time Off (PTO)
    Wellness Programs and Resources
    Local, Regional, and National Discount offers on food, entertainment, shopping, travel, and more.


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