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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Trauma Program Manager in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Trauma Program Manager for Trauma Services at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Schedule: Full Time - 80 biweekly hours

Shift: 8-hour Days


Job Summary:

Reports to the Director of Emergency Services/ Trauma and maintains 24 hour accountability in planning, managing, controlling and organizing comprehensive, safe, efficient, and high quality patient care. Assists inthe administration of the budgetary functions. The Nurse Manager is responsible for coordinating the daily operations and clinical practice of the assigned service area. Establishes and maintains standards of care and unit policies and procedures established by the Hospital and in respect to the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and California Title 22 guidelines. Consistently demonstrates behaviors that model the SJHS core values and hospital’s mission statement. Adheres to the ANA Nurse Administration Scope & Standards of Practice.


  • Knowledge of nursing theory, practice, and administration in order to oversee planning and implementation of patient care.

  • Knowledge of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma and the California Title 22 guidelines for optimal trauma care.

  • Must be able to work closely with the Trauma Medical Director and the Director of Emergency Services and Trauma.

  • Knowledge of the organization, operation, and coordination of several patient care services(s), in-depth and up-to date knowledge of patient care theories and practices, and ability to contribute to overall department administration.

  • Interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership of subordinates, maintain a variety of internal and external contacts, and work cooperatively with the medical staff, hospital managers, executives, and department staff.

  • Analytical abilities necessary to evaluate delivery of care systems.

  • Knowledge of current trends and developments in area(s) of responsibility.

  • Proficient in required competencies upon completion of orientation, as listed on the unit specific Competency Inventory (if applicable.)

Position Requirements:

Education: Bachelors of Science in Nursing


  • Current CA RN license

  • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS

  • ATCN or TNCC within 6 months of hire

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Master's Degree in Nursing or related field

Experience: Five years or more of trauma nursing experience with a minimum of 16 hours of trauma related continuing education credits per year in the care of injured patients.

License/Certification: ATCN Directorship. National Certification in specialty area and/or Professional Certification in Nursing Administration or Management, as approved by American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Magnet upon hire.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/ Manager

Req ID: R327608