Assistant Vice President (AVP) - Trauma

  • HCA
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 02660-88124


No Weekends

Gulf Coast Division Office - Houston, Texas

Assistant Vice President (AVP) - Trauma

Serving patients throughout Greater Houston and South Texas, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers comprehensive health solutionsâ€"including advanced medical care, education, and community outreachâ€"at its ten hospitals and other free-standing facilities. This network model gives our patients access to a circle of care that is unrivaled in the region. From simple outpatient procedures to complex surgeries performed by specialists, HCA Gulf Coast Division offers comprehensive care close to home.
Serving such a large and diverse region requires HCA Gulf Coast Division to offer a range of programs that meets the needs of young and old, acutely ill and chronically ill. Just some of our services and outreach efforts:
  • Twenty-four-hour emergency care, both at designated Hospital Emergency Centers and off-site Emergency Care locations
  • Life-saving intervention during cardiovascular and neurological incidents
  • Comprehensive women’s care, from obstetric care to minimally invasive gynecological surgery
  • Neonatal and pediatric intensive care
  • Inpatient and outpatient surgery, rehabilitation, and monitoring support
  • Education programs â€" child birth and child care classes, surgical seminars, physician speaker series
  • Management centers for diabetes, heart failure, and other complex conditions
  • Community partnerships with the American Heart Association, Joe Niekro Foundation, March of Dimes, and others.
The Gulf Coast Division Office is looking for an Assistant Vice President (AVP) - Trauma.

  • Ensure state designation and/or American College of Surgeons verification of Gulf Coast Division trauma programs through:
    • Continuous assessment of individual programs, personnel, resources, and survey readiness
    • Collaboration with HCA National, Trauma Program Directors, Trauma Program Managers, Trauma Medical Directors and key facility stakeholders and Executives to ensure national and division trauma goals are being met
    • Development and oversight of transparent reporting system of individual program performance, quality and survey readiness accessible to Gulf Coast Division CEO, CMO, Senior VP Strategy, and other key stakeholders
  • Serve as a resource for inter-intra disciplinary team members that participate in the care of adult and pediatric trauma patients.
    • Assume responsibility and accountability at the division level for care provided by nursing and ancillary staff responsible for care for trauma patients
    • Provide oversight and direction to hospital level trauma services staff to meet performance improvement and patient safety requirements of the American College of Surgeons
  • Successfully develop trauma programs at the hospital level, division level and within state/national systems.
    • Provide oversight and direction of trauma related activities, and initiate changes internally and externally at the division level that will promote optimal trauma care and outcomes
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders at the national, division and hospital level on trauma strategy and growth opportunities

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required
  • MSN or MHA required
  • Minimum 10 years direct clinical emergency or critical care trauma care experience, Minimum of 3 years leadership experience as a Trauma Program Manager/Director in a nationally recognized verified Level I or II trauma center.
  • Current active licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas.
  • Member of Society of Trauma Nurses, Association of Surgery for Trauma, and other national trauma professional organizations preferred
  • Demonstrated expertise in negotiation, coaching, and interpersonal skills. Advanced skills in clinical leadership and financial management and research initiatives. Ability to guide individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering quality services.
  • Requires the ability to travel from one location to another within and around the Division’s service areas.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.
  • Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 20 pounds occasionally.
  • Frequently required to work early morning and evenings.
  • Limited overnight travel.
  • Work is performed in an office environment with occasional off site meetings.

Master's Degree

Last Edited: 12/08/2017