The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients - from local residents to our nation's leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women's health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation's capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
The Trauma Coordinators primary duty is to lead and facilitate the clinical quality improvement team focused on implementation of evidence based medicine, injury management, complication and readmission reduction, and access and coordination of patient care. The Trauma Coordinator leads the development of annual improvement goals for the trauma assigned department and teams (process and outcome measures) that are in alignment with the organizations vision and strategic plan goals to provide high quality healthcare, advanced technology, and world class service to our patients.