Job Description

Registered Nurse, Stroke Coordinator

Category: Support

Department: Special Care Programs

Management: No

Schedule: Full Time  8:00AM - 4:30PM

Reports To: Special Care Programs Director

Summary: Responsible for effectively coordinating the Stroke Program, Also responsible for implementing and maintaining compliance with any external DNV, American Stroke Association regulatory requirements and internal benchmarks. Working with the Medical Director of the program leads, directs, and negotiates through collaboration with physicians and staff to care delivery that ensures efficiency, cost effectiveness, and expected clinical outcomes. Provides specialized nursing knowledge and expertise functioning as a clinician, educator, and consultant to medical/nursing staff, patients and families.

Requirements: Current registration as a professional nurse, CNS or NP with current CPR and ACLS card required. Evidence of skill in leadership, teaching, creativity, initiative, communication skills, and change process. Five (5) years of acute care experience. Critical Care experience, Cath Lab experience, Stress Test experienced, SCRN preferred. Previous Stroke experience within the last 2 years. Neuroscience nursing experience and experience in caring and assessing stroke patients. Experience in coordination and education. BSN required, Master's Degree in Nursing, Clinical Specialist or Nurse Practitioner preferred.