Director Trauma Program

, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Lehigh Valley Health Network
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LVHN has been ranked among the "Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report for 22 consecutive years. We're a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored four times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center's prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital - Muhlenberg and Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono each received an 'A' grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for spring 2018, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN's commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day. 

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Job Summary: Responsible for the directing the activities of trauma division in collaboration with Chief of Trauma and VP, Trauma and Burn Service Line, including oversight of performance improvement, injury prevention programs, and continuing trauma education. Directs activities of trauma registry assuring accurate and timely submission of registry data to the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation. Oversees institutional compliance with PTSF standards for trauma center accreditation, and coordinates trauma center accreditation process. Involved in the development and implementation of collaborative trauma relationships with partnering hospitals.

Minimum Requirements: Master of Science Degree in Nursing or a Bachelors Degree with equivalent years of experience.  A minimum of 5 years prior experience in the field of trauma or emergency nursing.

Preferred Qualifications: RN

Licensure and Certifications:  Current RN Licensure by Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Certification in Emergency Nursing or Critical Care Nursing. Certification in Nursing Administration.  

Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. 

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Selena Swan

484-884-0808

Selena.Swan@lvhn.org

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