Trauma Program Coordinator

Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Children's Surgery Admin
Category: Nursing
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 746877
Posted On: 5/4/2023

Position Summary

The Trauma Program Coordinator is responsible for trauma care and quality at designated Phoenix Children`s trauma centers under state designation only. The coordinator promotes the delivery of quality trauma care through clinical practice, consultation, education, collaboration, leadership, outreach, and prevention. The coordinator assumes responsibilities for implementing state trauma designation requirements at Phoenix Children`s satellite campuses under the direction of the Director of Trauma Services and in collaboration with trauma center leadership. The coordinator oversees and facilitates trauma center performance improvement activities as required by state Trauma Center Rules.

Position Duties

  1. Coordinates, implements, and evaluates trauma center performance.
    • Responsible for compliance with state rules regarding trauma center performance.
    • Participates in the development of trauma care systems at hospital and community level.
    • Serves as liaison between main campus trauma program and satellite trauma centers.
    • Leads trauma designation activities according to state trauma center rules.
  2. Develops and implements trauma education.
    • Identifies education needs at satellite trauma centers.
    • Implements effective education strategies.
  3. Coordinates and supports trauma registry data entry.
    • Facilitates identification of trauma patients for entry into the registry.
    • Supports trauma registry personnel and activities for submission to state and/or national databases as required.
  4. Coordinates and implements trauma outreach activities.
    • Provides follow up, feedback, and education to transporting agencies and referring hospitals.
    • Identifies opportunities for clinical or systems improvements and implements strategies to improve them.
    • Attends local EMS and hospital system meetings as appropriate.
    • Supports emergency preparedness activities.
  5. Supports and implements dissemination of trauma clinical care guidelines to trauma centers.
    • Identifies appropriate clinical practice guidelines for satellite trauma centers.
    • Engages local stakeholders and supports approval and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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