Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    2019-19772
    Shift
    01 - Days
    Department
    Hospital Admin
    Facility
    Deer Valley Med Center
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    9003 E. Shea Blvd
    Work Hours
    7am-4pm
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Required
    All staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients, please refer to the addendum for stroke specific education requirements. Required

    Experience
    1 year Emergency Department (ED)/Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience in Primary Stroke Center (PSC)/Cardiology Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Nursing\RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure Verified current Arizona or other compact state RN license Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    The Program Coordinator Network Stroke Programs directs the activities and development of the network stroke programs. Acts as stroke expert and resource to professional staff personally providing stroke education to physicians, nursing, allied health personnel /EMS. Responsible for regulatory and stroke certification/designation at hospitals, formally reports to hospital and community committees and boards, policy and procedure development, initiates quality methodology and improves performance, facilitates meetings, data analysis, chart review, develops stroke education materials, and provides Community education through lectures, interviews and presentations.

    All RN staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have knowledge of:
    • Stroke symptoms and warning signs
    • Protocols and pathways used to identify, evaluate and management of stroke patients
    • NIHSS and Modified Rankin Stroke scales
    • Stroke Alert activation and protocol
    • Stoke quality indicators
    • Available stroke patient education materials and community resources
    • Educational requirements
    • Stroke Center website resources
    • Responsible for coordinating and implementing services and activities related to the network stroke programs including
      •Overall Management (certifications/designations)
      •Quality
      •Clinical
      •Staff education
      •Patient Education
      •Community Education
    • Provides professional oversight and guidance for patient care staff on the care of stroke patients
      •Responsible for achieving and maintaining stroke programs in compliance with accreditation and ASA standards
      •Assists with the coordination of multidisciplinary care for stroke patients
      •Oversees and directs quality assurance monitors for quality of care
      •Completes chart reviews and data collection to comply with stroke accreditation guidelines
      •Develops and implements initiatives for the stroke program
      •Attends and participates in hospital and community stroke meetings
    • Works collaboratively with nursing staff, neurologists and ED physicians
      •Meets regularly with physicians and staff to determine and meet their needs for education and give feedback on patient outcomes
      •Provides clinical resources and consultation to staff regarding stroke patients
      •Reviews journals and talks with researchers in the field
      •Participates in or leads activities related to research in the neurosciences field
      •Prepares and provides education offerings on new techniques and processes
    • Provides Community Stroke support
      •Coordinates community education for healthcare professionals and lay community
      •Represents and promotes stroke services to hospital staff, volunteers, patients and visitors, through a positive attitude and effective communication skills
      •Provides patient and family education in conjunction with nursing staff



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