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Trauma Lead Registered Nurse RN

companyChippenham Hospital
locationMechanicsville, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description



Do you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work? With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at Chippenham Hospital have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a(an) Trauma Lead Registered Nurse RN you can be a part of change.


Chippenham Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a (an) Trauma Lead Registered Nurse RN. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

  • Responds to trauma bays and travel and travels with patient to CT, OR, ICU as needed.
  • Responsible for trauma bay readiness
  • Coordinates and triages incoming trauma patients
  • Reviews/evaluates all activations for triage level appropriateness
  • Evaluates admission consultations
  • Manages care with primary trauma surgeon
  • Responsible for documentation compliance
  • Responds to in-house trauma patients critical needs
  • Facilitates psychosocial support
  • Mentors trauma nurse responders
  • Assist in training and in-servicing needs
  • Attends daily multidisciplinary rounds
  • Identify and report trauma audit filters
  • Participate in scholarly activities
  • Functions as clinical liaison for prehospital partners
  • Facilitates trauma bay time outs and debriefings in collaboration with primary surgeon
  • Proactively leads performance improvement activities, interprets data and suggests am implements changes based on performance
  • Tracks trauma quality indicators by patient and prepares case write-ups for presentation at Performance Improvement Patient Safety (PIPS) reviews and tracks decision and action items taken
  • Participates in PIPS process and assists and tracks or performs needed activities through to loop closure
  • Participates in trauma center survey preparation for State and American College of Surgeons (ACS) and sees activities through to completion
  • Participates and lectures in trauma-related education such as inservices, TNCC and other department driven courses
  • Participates in trauma related research
  • Participate in duties assigned by the director of trauma services

What qualifications you will need:

  • Required: Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.
  • BSN Preferred
  • Required: Licensed in the State of Virginia as a registered nurse or has compact license.
  • Required: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider or American Red Cross BLS, ACLS, TNCC, PALS
  • Required – 3- 5 years of critical care trauma or emergency nursing experience.

CJW Medical Center is comprised of Chippenham Hospital and Johnston-Willis Hospital. We have served the greater Richmond Virginia area for over 100 years. Our campuses offer services in orthopedics, joint care, behavioral health, cancer care, and neurology. We have been recognized as a top performer on Key Quality Measures. Our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Trauma Lead Registered Nurse RN opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.

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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