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RN Stroke Coordinator - FT Day Shift - Stroke Center - Baptist Medical Center - Located In Oklahoma

Fate, TX

Integris Health

Posted 1 week ago
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RN Stroke Coordinator - FT Day Shift - Stroke Center - Baptist Medical Center - Located In Oklahoma

RN Stroke Coordinator


Job Code: 1336


Position Summary:


Assumes responsibility and accountability for clinical development and coordination of the Certified Stroke Program a. Will work with the Medical Director to develop evidence-based protocols, provide and compile outcome data and maintain stroke quality measures and NIHSS reliability. Assists with the implementation of acute care and rehabilitation of patients with stroke. Provides education to patients and/or family members as well as hospital caregivers. Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as appropriate based on the level of patient contact this position requires.



INTEGRIS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.


Essential Functions:


The RN Stroke Coordinator responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:



* Assists staff in awareness and understanding of Stroke Quality Measures and works collaboratively to continually improve patient outcomes.



* Performs literature reviews for the latest evidence-based care/clinical advancements in the treatment of stroke. Maintains and monitors stroke practice guidelines, order sets, and critical paths. Ensures clinical processes are updated and implemented accordingly.



* Performs concurrent reviews for compliance with Stroke Quality Measures and provides real-time problem solving and education with staff to correct any failures



* Maintains a consultative role with clinical supervisors/managers/physicians regarding stroke-specific services



* Assists in the management/analysis of outcomes and the development of database standards of care and clinical management



* Serves as the stroke clinical educator for advanced topics not provided by clinical education department



* Conducts discharge follow-up phone calls



* Helps Maintain Stroke Program Certification.


Accountability:


Reports to the Director Metro Neurosciences and designated administrative director


Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):


Keyboarding/Dexterity: Frequently; activity exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time

Standing/Walking: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time

Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Light (Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently)

Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes

Seeing: Yes

Hearing: Yes

Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): No





This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.


Environmental Conditions:


Performs job duties in a manner which will ensure a physical environment free of hazards to self and to others.



All applicants will receive consideration regardless of membership in any protected status as defined by applicable state or federal law, including protected veteran or disability status.


Qualifications:




* Bachelors degree in Nursing



* Valid and Current licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Oklahoma or current multistate license from a Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) member state



* 5 years of clinical experience. Experience in ED/ICU neurological nursing preferred. National stroke certification and 1 year of clinical nursing experience may be considered in lieu of 5 years clinical experience.

National Stroke Certification required within 24 months of hire.



* Excellent in interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication and collaboration skills



* Must be able to communicate effectively in English (verbal/written)



* Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Knowledge of other computer systems

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