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COORD - STROKE PROGRAM- Full Time - (21095)

Universal Health Services


Location:
TEMECULA, CA
Date:
05/25/2018
2018-05-252018-06-23
Job Code:
21095
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COORD - STROKE PROGRAM- Full Time - (21095)

Facility Name
Temecula Valley Hospital
Location
TEMECULA, CA 92592 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Description
  1. Coordinates Activities of Stroke Program: Develops, implements and coordinates activities through interdisciplinary collaboration and utilization of stroke guidelines and practice standards.
  2. Education: Develops and promotes evidence-based stroke education and training for physicians, staff, prehospital personnel, patients and families. Plans and coordinates community outreach educational activities.
  3. Professional Practice: Leads Stroke Program Committee and participates in other hospital based committees.
    1. Oversees policy development with periodic review and update of care guidelines to support the stroke program.

    2. Attends Code Stroke, and serves as a clinical resource for the care and management of stroke patients.

    3. Follows up on patient care issues with physicians, staff, prehospital personnel, patients and families.

    4. Acts as a liaison between hospital and outside entities through participation in regional meetings related to stroke.

  1. Quality/Performance Improvement: Participates in quality improvement activities to evaluate the overall effectiveness of the stroke program. 
    • Performs data abstraction and coordinates reporting through County, State and Regional programs.
    • Sets performance goals, develops plans and evaluates clinical practice by collecting data, conducting audits and monitoring patient outcomes.
    • Analyzes data and identifies opportunities for growth, following up with leadership on outliers.

Training Requirements: Maintains currency in stroke knowledge by attending NIHSS Training and a minimum of 8 hours of stroke related training annually.

Job Requirements

1. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS

 

  • Experience/Specialized Skills:  Excellent communication, problem-solving and planning skills. 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team. 
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization effectively to achieve outcomes, direct others and negotiate for desired results.
  • Knowledge and skill in professional nursing theory and practice, including physiological principles involved in the care of acute and critical patients, principles of teaching and learning, research, and performance improvement.
  • Knowledge of accreditation and regulatory compliance standards 

 

2. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

 

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Registered Nurse in an acute care setting
  • Experience in Stroke Program Coordination: planning, implementing and evaluating outcomes

3. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Master’s Degree preferred

 

4. REQUIRED LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS

 

  • Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of California
  • Current basic life support (BLS) certification
  • Advanced National Certification preferred

5. WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

  • Clinical and Office environment.
  • Subject to irregular hours
  • Fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Subject to multiple interruptions and shifting priorities
  • Significant volume of physician, staff, patient and family interaction

 

 

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