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Deputy Director-Trauma

San Joaquin General Hospital

Recruitment #0322-EH2150-EX


An exciting leadership opportunity awaits you at San Joaquin General Hospital.  The hospital is seeking a Deputy Director -Trauma to provide overall management of the Trauma Program.  In concert with the Trauma Medical Director, this key management position will be responsible for planning, coordinating, directing, and evaluating the Trauma Program by maintaining Level II Trauma standards of care, practice, and performance.  The Trauma Nurse Director will work collaboratively with hospital personnel and medical staff to achieve the hospital's goals of providing efficient, effective, culturally sensitive care to trauma patients while focusing on the patients, physicians, employees, and the community as customers.

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**NOTE: All correspondences relating to this recruitment will be delivered via e-mail. The e-mail account used will be the one provided on your employment application during time of submittal. Please be sure to check your e-mail often for updates. If you do not have an e-mail account on file, Human Resources will send you correspondences via US Mail.



Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, and directs the San Joaquin General Hospital Trauma Program; and does related or other work as required.


The class of Deputy Director – Trauma is exempt from the San Joaquin County Civil Service System and is an at-will position.  The incumbent reports to the Chief Nursing Officer of San Joaquin General Hospital and performs a broad spectrum of senior-level managerial duties, and is responsible for planning, organizing, leading, administering and directing assigned budgets, functions, and activities to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations and  policies established by San Joaquin General Hospital Trauma Program.  The incumbent is expected to model a strong work ethic and management skills, including accountability for one-self and others.  Assignments are carried out with considerable independence and will interface extensively with external agencies and may represent Nursing Administration.


Management principles and practices including methods of planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and controlling; budget preparation and monitoring; professional nursing theory and techniques; hospital functions; goals of patient care; hospital and trauma center safety principles and practices; hospital trauma center licensing and certification requirements; current medical treatment methods, standards, equipment, and supplies; current trends in nursing.


Exercise analytical and critical thinking skills, exercise good judgment and make sound managerial decisions; provide effective and efficient management advice and in a rapid and high pace trauma emergency environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

San Joaquin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and is committed to providing equal employment to all without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation or belief, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.  For more information go to

Accommodations for those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA):

San Joaquin County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and, upon request, will consider reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
View and print the official application form as an Acrobat pdf file. scannable paper application A San Joaquin County application form is required for this recruitment. You may print this Acrobat PDF document and then fill it in.
Contact us via conventional means. You may contact us by phone at (209) 468-3370, or by email, or apply for a job in person at the San Joaquin County Human Resources Division.

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San Joaquin County
Human Resources Division  Stockton, CA 95202
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