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Center of Excellence - Trauma Services

Interested in job opportunities with the Erlanger Trauma Services?

Contact Jessica Holladay at jessica.holladay@erlanger.org

What Is Trauma Care?

Trauma care is the medical specialty dedicated to the treatment of the severely injured patient.

The Region’s Only Level I Trauma Center

Nurse Director Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
Jessica Holladay, BSN, RN, TCRN CEN

Trauma Medical Director
Robert A. Maxwell, MD, FACS

Adult Trauma Program Manager
Stephanie Spain, RN, CCRN, TCRN

Pediatric Trauma Program Manager
Renee Mills, RN, CCNC, CEN
Children's Hospital at Erlanger

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Outpatient non-emergency appointments:

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Erlanger Health System provides the highest level of care for critically ill and traumatically injured patients. As southeast Tennessee’s only Level I Trauma Center designated by both Alabama and Tennessee, Erlanger is the comprehensive resource for a 63-county service area, as well as the tertiary care facility central to the area’s Regional Trauma System covering Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina. This means Erlanger is ready to provide the most complex and highly specialized trauma care 24/7. Our Trauma Center is a comprehensive care system that includes: 

  • Dedicated Shock/Trauma Bays for treatment and stabilization
  • Dedicated Trauma Operating Rooms
  • Trauma Intensive Care Unit
  • Neuro-Trauma Intensive Care Unit
  • Trauma Stepdown Unit
  • Trauma Surgical Unit
  • Six full-time dedicated Trauma/Acute Care Surgeons
  • Inpatient Rehab Services
  • Dedicated Trauma Nurse Navigator
  • Care Managers
  • Trauma Critical Care Nurse Clinicians (Red Shirts)
  • Specialized Trauma ICU Nurses
  • Designated Trauma Nurse Practitioners
  • Rigorous Performance Improvement and Patient Safety Program 
  • ED-ICU Job Share Program
  • Trauma Research Program
  • Community Injury Prevention Program

High-Level Trauma Care

  • The region’s only trauma and acute care surgeons on duty 24/7 – with round-the-clock coverage for services such as orthopedics, plastics and neurosurgery
  • The region’s only Level I accredited hyperbaric oxygen program for wound therapy
  • The region’s only academic surgery critical care fellowship programs, training tomorrow’s physicians in the latest techniques