Truma Service Director

    December 6, 2021
    Nashville, Tennessee
    Job Type


    Sign on Bonus:  Up to $15K

    Relocation:  Yes, $ on Cases by Case Basis 

    Trauma Services Director Nashville, TN

    Shift: Full-time  No Weekends 

    Our client Medical Center is Tennessee's first comprehensive stroke center and a national leader in neuroscience. The facility is equipped with 282 beds and offers a full array of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics/spine, rehabilitation and emergency services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI,  is a leading provider of emergency heart care. There are more than 400 physicians on staff, many of whom have offices located right next door in the Medical Plaza.

    Job Summary

    We are seeking a Trauma Services Director for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.

    Job Responsibilities

    •  Your role is is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining a cost-effective system of care for trauma patients and their families throughout the continuum of care.
    • Your role works both independently and in collaboration with the Trauma Medical Director and other members of the health care team and the management staff.
    • Your role is self-directed and self-motivating, plans and conducts work with minimal direction, and reports the progress of work to the Chief Operating Officer.
    • Your role provides and documents trauma nursing care to include all components of the nursing process in accordance with written clinical and administrative procedures
    • Your role assesses the needs for policies, procedures, protocols, supplies and equipment relating to the care of trauma patients in coordination with the Trauma Medical Director, hospital administration and clinicians to ensure maintenance of Level II Trauma certification.
    • Your role serves as the coordinator of the identification, investigation, reporting and follow-up of incidents and quality issues throughout the program. Works with the Trauma Registrar to maintain Trauma Registry.
    • Your role collaborates with the Trauma Medical Director to establish trauma program goals and objectives consistent with those of the hospital and ensure that those of the trauma service are being met.
    • Your role participates in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state, and/or national levels.
    • Your role provides education to community regarding prevention of accidents, use of helmets, life safety, fire protection, inclement weather awareness, etc.
    • Your role supervises Trauma Services staff, including the Trauma Registrars, PI Coordinators, Injury Prevention Coordinator, and the Administrative Assistant.
    • Your role develops, coordinates and implements orientation, nursing education and in-service programs related to care and management of trauma patients in conjunction with the Department of Education and Training.
    • Your role directs community trauma education and prevention programs by developing, implementing and evaluating programs for targeted populations in the city and surrounding communities related to injury prevention, as well as other topics identified through a needs assessment for the community.



    • Three to Five Years in a Trauma setting with managerial/leadership experience.
    • Prior Level 1 Trauma Experience
    • Valid TN Nursing license and/or Compact, or eligible for one
    • TNCC Provider, BLS, ACLS
    • Bachelor’s Degree, BSN required.
    • Must have experience leading trauma programs
    General Comments

    Additional Information

    • FTE’s- 7
    • Culture- Very motivated, works cohesively as a team
    • Reports to the COO


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