Trauma Program Manager

Job Description

UC Health is hiring a full-time Trauma Program Manager for the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Trauma Program Manager will support delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures for the only adult Level I Trauma Center in the area.

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.


This individual provides leadership and direction of the operation, organization, administration and evaluation of the Trauma Program. He/she works collaboratively with physicians, other nursing managers, and administrators to advise and coordinate the development and implementation of departmental policy and direction. She/he is accountable for the development and implementation of methods to maintain and improve patient care and enhance staff development.
  • Coordinates management across the continuum of trauma care.
  • Plans and implements clinical protocols and practice management guidelines.
  • Monitors care of in hospital patients and serves as a resource for clinical practice.
  • Provides for intra-facility and regional professional staff development.
  • Participates in case reviews and implements practice guidelines.
  • Directs community trauma education and prevention programs.
  • Monitors clinical processes, outcomes and system issues related to the quality of care provided by the trauma service.
  • Identifies trends/ sentinel events and helps outline remedial actions while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Involvement in research projects, analysis, and distribution of findings.
  • Facilitates protocol design for accurate data collection, feedback, and analysis.
  • Manages, as appropriate, the operational, personnel, and financial aspects of the trauma program.
  • Represents the trauma program on various hospital and community committees to enhance and foster optimal trauma care management.
  • Participates in the development of trauma care systems at the community, state and/or national levels.
  • Supervises collection, coding, scoring, and developing processes for validation of data.
  • Designs the registry to facilitate performance improvement activities, trend reports, and research while protecting confidentiality.
  • Stabilizes the complex network of many disciplines that work in concert to provide high-quality care.
  • Acts as an extended liaison for emergency medical services agencies.


  • Bachelor of Nursing Degree required.
  • Master's Degree, Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Current State of Ohio RN license required.
  • Three to five years equivalent experience preferred.

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at