Southern Illinois Healthcare


    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2018 2:50 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Carbondale | US-IL-Murphysboro | US-IL-Herrin
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Weekend Requirement
    Weekends as required
    Emergency Room
  • Overview

    Performance Profile


    Primary responsibilities have been included in this description. This does not preclude the assignment of occasional additional or developmental duties. The system reserves the right to modify this job description as needed to accurately reflect duties assigned. It is understood that the job responsibilities will be performed in accordance with established system, entity and departmental policies, procedures and goals as well as SIH mission, values and goals.


    Job Description: 

    Job Family: Leader

    Job Title:  System Director, Trauma and Emergency Services

    Date Created: 11/18

    Date Reviewed: 

    Date Revised: 

    Transfer Eligibility:  1 year


    Position Summary

    • Responsible for providing leadership and direction for trauma and emergency services across the system.


    Principal Accountabilities

    • Leadership Competencies: Business Acumen, Collaborates, Developing People, Focus on Results, Leading Effective Teams, Managing Change, Personal Leadership, and Strategic Thinking
    • Standards of Performance: Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Collaboration, Stewardship, Accountability, Quality




    Physical Activities

    • Intermittent hand manipulation required
    • Intermittent lifting and carrying of 20 lbs. which can be modified.


    Working Conditions

    • Works in a heated, air-conditioned office with routine office noise. Operates a personal computer and general office equipment. Also works on patient care units. Operates medical equipment. Occasional exposure to moderate environmental variations and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions. 

    Population Specific Category of Patients Services 

    • Neonate
    • Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric




      • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
    • Record Keeping
      • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required, including but not limited to payroll, schedules and status changes.
    • Department Management
      • Maintains 24 hour accountability for department, making independent decisions to implement strategies and programs for patient focus.
      • Delegate authority and accountability to staff to ensure optimal outcomes and staff engagement.
      • Evaluates effectiveness of unit/department based programs and processes to ensure optimal outcomes.
    • Process Improvement
      • Promotes a culture of process improvement by establishing unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
      • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams.
    • Staffing
      • Manages the unit/department effectively in regards to staffing and staff supervision.
    • Role Specific Responsibilities
      • Oversees development of programs, policies and protocols that are integrated across the system to enhance operational efficiency, quality, patient safety, and patient experience.
      • Works with facility administrators to ensure trauma and emergency services are smoothly and seamlessly integrated into each facility.
      • Responsible for financial performance of trauma and emergency services to include preparation of annual budgets, capital needs requirements, and contractual management.
      • Assesses facility emergency and trauma department management and leadership capabilities and holds managers accountable for driving high performance.
      • Develops data based performance and outcome metrics, tracks and trends data and leads change initiatives to move the metrics toward established goals.
      • Optimized utilization of both human and material resources, effectively allocating resources across the system.
      • Working with system leadership, assures the care provided at all sites is appropriate and matched with the site resources and capabilities. Advises system leadership of the resources and support required for service line expansion.
      • Supports the trauma leadership steering teams.
      • Support the Emergency Services Shared Leadership Councils
      • Lead efforts to improve patient, physician, and staff engagement
      • Works with system leadership to market the trauma and emergency services service line
      • Ensures compliance with all state and national licensing, governing body, and regulatory agency recommendations and standards.



    • Masters Degree in Nursing, Healthcare Administration, Business or related field


    Licenses and Certification

    • Current Illinois RN license


    Experience and Skills

    • Technical Experience: Minimum of 5 years of Trauma and Emergency services
    • Supervisor Experience: Minimum of 5 years leadership


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