State Trauma Program Coordinator

Apr 01 2020
Job Description

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch

Manoa – Kahala, Oahu


State Trauma Program Coordinator

$9,896 - $11,132 monthly, salary commensurate with training and experience


Exempt, temporary, full-time non-civil service appointment. This position will plan for successive levels of hospital trauma capabilities throughout the State and serve as a resource for hospitals in developing them.  It will define the levels, write rules, and develop procedures for designation and periodic re-verification of hospitals as trauma centers. Responsibilities for setting standards extend across the full spectrum of trauma care including ambulance, emergency department, surgical, specialty, and intensive care hospital services as well as rehabilitative services for those who do not fully recover. The position will provide expert consultation to assure that the statewide trauma registry is accurate, timely, and appropriately utilized to drive improvements in trauma care at the hospital, county, and state levels. Administrative responsibilities are legislation, regulation, finances, planning, and evaluation, as well as support of the Statewide Trauma Advisory Committee and Regional Trauma Committees.



Minimum Qualifications



1.  Graduated from an accredited school of nursing. 

2.  Masters of Science in Nursing preferred. 

3.  Certification in Nursing Administration, Critical Care, Emergency Nursing, or Rehabilitative Nursing preferred.


EXPERIENCE:  Five (5) years of progressive experience in program management, three (3) years of which should be in trauma program management.


LICENSE:  Valid, current State of Hawaii licensure as a Registered Nurse and type 3 Driver’s License.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.


How to Apply


Submit completed State of Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, (3) references, and salary requirements to:


Department of Health

Emergency Medical Services & Injury Prevention System Branch

3675 Kilauea Avenue, Trotter Building

Honolulu, HI  96816

ATTN:  Tiffany Lightfoot, RN, EMT-P, MS


Recruitment on a continuous basis until needs are met.


Other Information


For additional information, contact Tiffany Lightfoot, State Trauma Program Coordinator at (808) 733-8330 or [email protected]


This position is exempt from the civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” 

An Equal Opportunity Employer