Trauma (RN) Director

Rio Grande Regional Hospital
McAllen, Texas
Oct 19, 2021
Oct 31, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Director (RN) Trauma Services. 


We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.



Director (RN) Trauma Services Rio Grande Regional Hospital – McAllen, TX

Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH), an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 30 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community.

With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient services.

What you will do in this role:

  • Coordination of trauma care, with the Trauma Medical Director (TMD), Administration, Department Directors and staff, from ED admission through operative intervention(s), ICU care, stabilization, rehabilitation care, and discharge.
  • Rounds on trauma patients and initiates the quality review while patient is still in the hospital, if applicable.
  • Reviews trauma transfers within seven days from date of service.
  • Coordinates Multi-disciplinary Trauma Committee with the Trauma Medical Director and actively oversees the PI program through loop closure.
  • Prepares routine monthly statistics, as well as, statistical reports relating to current issues/inquiries.
  • Maintains readiness for trauma re-designation.
  • Oversees the Trauma Registrar and/or functions as the Trauma Registrar within the guidelines established by the Texas Trauma Registry. Ensures all data is appropriately entered and transmitted
  • Attends at least two Texas Trauma Director’s Forum in Austin on an annual basis
  • Attends TRAC Meetings quarterly as well as TRAC Committee meetings according to specified TRAC attendance by-laws.


What qualification you will need:  
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required, Master's Degree preferred
  • 2 years experience in Emergency Department and/or Critical Care required
  • Previous experience as a Trauma Nurse Director preferred
  • Current licensure as a registered nurse by the State of Texas
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and Certification
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Course and Certification
  • TNCCrequired
  • TNCC instructor certification preferred
  • CEN preferred
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.   If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters. We are actively interviewing so apply today!    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  


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