Nurse Manager - Trauma Program (RN) - Medical Center

Position: Nurse Manager - Trauma Program (RN) - Medical Center

Job ID: 148049

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Registered Nurse

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am - 5pm M-F

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are in search of a Manager of Nursing for our Level 1 Trauma Program, to manage clinical and personnel activities for Trauma services. The Trauma Program Manager participates and serves as liaison in the coordination and the delivery of high quality, family centered and developmentally appropriate patient care across services areas. Has 24-hour accountability.

Responsibilities :

• Completes Performance Appraisals by established HR deadlines with documentation of mid-year coaching for direct
• Oversees the coordination of Trauma related events.
• Develops and modifies job descriptions.
• Participates in the gathering of data for approved process improvement projects. Successful completion is evidenced by
participation in meetings with internal stakeholders.


• Bachelors in Nursing (BSN) required, MSN preferred.

  • 5 Years clinical nursing experience or 5 years of trauma experience.
    • Texas RN license required
    • BLS, TNCC and PALS or ENPC required.
    • A strong working knowledge of clinical practice for trauma program, quality improvement concepts, budgeting, and
    healthcare economics that directly or indirectly affect cost/quality assessment.
    • Knowledge in American College of Surgeons (ACS) and Texas department of state health services trauma designation
    • The ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others.
    • Must be self-directed and able to manage responsibilities with little or no supervision.
    • Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills, customer service and critical thinking as well as strong leadership,
    analytical and problems solving skills.

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