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Vanderbilt Nursing

Trauma

Teresa Hobt-BinghamHello,

I’m Teresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN.  I am the Manager of the Trauma unit located on 10 North of Vanderbilt University Hospital.

To be successful working in the Trauma Unit, our nurses must become experts in critical care, acute surgical care, and emergency care. 
 

Teresa Hobt-Bingham, MSN, RN
Manager, Trauma Unit
and Interim Manager, Vanderbilt Burn Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Unit Highlights:

 

Focus of Care Patient Demographic Number of Beds           Certifications of Our Nursing Staff
Trauma Adults (18 and older) 31
  •  BLS certification
  • ACLS certification
  • CCRN certification preferred

About Us:

Our unit specializes in caring for Level I Trauma patients from the Middle Tennessee area, covering over a 66,000 square mile area.  Our patient focus is on providing quality care to multisystem acute and critical care patients involving traumatic injuries, and preparing them for their return back into society.  We strive for the best and set high standards for the care we provide.

A typical shift for our nurses includes working with a dedicated team to care for patients with head, neck, spinal cord, thoracic, abdominal, pelvic, and a variety of orthopedic injuries.  Our team is always ready and willing to accept and care for those in need.

The Vanderbilt Trauma staff members are excellent in teamwork, reacting quickly to situations, thinking critically, and managing patients from admission to discharge. That is how we save lives day after day.
 
Awards and Recognitions:

  • Bill Riordan Patient Advocate Award: Hilary Hoffman
  • Care Partner of the Year Tommy Toler
  • MR of the Year Veleria East



 

 Virtual Tour  Take a Virtual Tour of the Trauma Unit           Visit our Trauma website


Recruitment Information:

Click to ApplyIf you are interested in applying to the Trauma Unit, please visit Work at Vanderbilt to see if there are currently any open positions.

                 Try using these keywords as searches to locate a position in the Trauma Unit:
                 10 North, trauma, critical care
 
Nurse Residency ProgramThis unit/area is a part of the Nurse Residency Program.
If you are a new grad, please visit our Nurse Residency Program section for more information.

 
 

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