Trauma Team

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For more information about Injury Prevention, please call Trauma Services at (910) 667-1874.

The trauma team is a group of healthcare professionals organized to provide care to the trauma patient in a coordinated and timely manner. This multidisciplinary team approach to the care of trauma patients is critical to the success of the trauma program. Through collaboration, every member of the trauma team supports an important component of trauma care that contributes to successful patient outcomes.

Trauma Staff:

Thomas V. Clancy, MD, Trauma Medical Director: The role of the Medical Director is to organize and manage the overall physician/surgeon component of the trauma service and to pursue the development of the trauma center in terms of quality of care, volume, scope of services and cost-effectiveness. Thomas.Clancy@nhrmc.org

Kim Royer, RN, BSN, MSHA, Trauma Program Manager: The role of the Manager is to facilitate the development, implementation, and evaluation of the trauma program.  Educational, clinical, research, administrative and outreach activities of the trauma program are coordinated in collaboration with the Medical Director. Kim.Royer@nhrmc.org

Trauma Mid-Level Providers:

The role of the Trauma Mid-level Provider (TMLP) is to provide clinical expertise to trauma patients and their families in an ongoing basis. The TLMP evaluates trauma patients in the Emergency Department, rounds on the floors and provides follow-up care to patients in the trauma clinic. 

Chip Munna, EMT-P, SERAC Coordinator: The role of the SERAC Coordinator is to organize outreach efforts to improve trauma care in the southeastern region of North Carolina. The SERAC Coordinator collaborates with area hospitals, EMS, and community services to provide education to health care providers, maintain state trauma care requirements, and increase injury prevention awareness among the public.  Chip.Munna@nhrmc.org  

Dorey Johnson, RN, BA, CEN, Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator: The Trauma PI Coordinator develops, implements, and manages the performance improvement program for Trauma Services. She coordinates the day-to-day clinical activities of the Trauma Services and serves as primary contact between Trauma Services and other clinical areas throughout New Hanover Regional Medical Center. The Trauma PI Coordinator organizes, coordinates, and presents Trauma Services performance improvement data. Dorey.Johnson@nhrmc.org

Colleen Mistovich, RN, BSN, CEN, SANE, Injury/Violence/SANE Program Coordinator: The role of the Injury Prevention Coordinator is to develop and present injury prevention programs to the youth and adults of our community. The Injury Prevention Coordinator collaborates with other regional injury prevention professionals to further the mission of injury prevention and safety and assists in the development of a cadre of volunteers to assist with community programs.  Colleen.Mistovich@nhrmc.org

Tonnya West, BS, Trauma Program Analyst: The role of the Trauma Program Analyst is the execution of database queries and production of reports using a variety of software applications. This person analyzes data for reporting, planning and research purposes, and provides metrics to support the PI process. Tonnya.West@nhrmc.org 

Tara Brook, BA, Trauma Registrar: The role of the Trauma Registrar is to maintain the Trauma Registry Database which provides for the collection, storage and reporting of information about trauma patients including the facts related to the patient's injury event, severity, care, and outcome. Obtaining, coding, and sorting this information for analysis and reporting individual and aggregate results are the expressed purposes of the trauma registry.  Tara.Brook@nhrmc.org  

Gwen Sullivan, RHIT, Trauma Registrar: The role of the Trauma Registrar is to maintain the Trauma Registry Database which provides for the collection, storage and reporting of information about trauma patients including the facts related to the patient's injury event, severity, care, and outcome. Obtaining, coding, and sorting this information for analysis and reporting individual and aggregate results are the expressed purposes of the trauma registry.  Gwen.Sullivan@nhrmc.org