RN Coord Stroke Program (CTX) Job
Company: Baylor Scott White Health
Posted on: November 30, 2018
RN Coord Stroke Program (CTX) Job
The Stroke Coordinator for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) provides operational support in the development, management, coordination and implementation of Comprehensive Stroke / Neurovascular Program initiatives.
In addition, the Stroke Coordinator for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
Works in collaboration with the Medical Director of the Stroke Program to initiate and manage operations associated with program development and performance improvement for the stroke program.
Serves as a clinical expert in the diagnosis, treatment and delivery of stroke care, assuring best practice is identified and implemented.
Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary care team in providing education and supporting research efforts as it relates to stroke services.
Provides internal & external consultation and serves as a resource for education, document development, project management, assessment & treatment of stroke patients. Plans & collaborates the development of community outreach events for public education of stroke awareness.
Provides regular seminars, conferences, & in-services to nursing staff regarding competency & compliance to standards outlined by the American Stroke Association, American Heart Association, & Brain Attack Coalition in the nursing care of patients who have suffered a stroke.
Provides education to the Emergency Department & Intensive Care Unit in best practice stroke care to include the needs of the stroke patient who arrives w/in the treatment window, including tPA delivery, post tPA monitoring, & management of real & potential complications.
Educates & trains ancillary department employees in the specific expectations of primary stroke centers such as turnaround time for results of CT scan, laboratory results, EKG, & door to needle times.
Remains current on evidence based practice changes, new research, & new recommendations from the Joint Commission & the American Stroke Association.
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledgeable of Neurosciences and stroke care methods.
Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
Verbal, public speaking and written communication skills.
Organizational and interpersonal skills.
Teaching and mentoring skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary care team.
Ability to effect system wide changes to improve stroke services.
Ability to remain current on evidence based practice changes, new research, and new recommendations from the Joint Commission & the American Stroke Association.
Ability to react calmly in emergency situations.
Location/Facility - Temple, TX - Baylor Scott & White Health
For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
Specialty/Department/Practice - Stroke Program/Neurology
Shift/Schedule - Full-time, day shift
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!
Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association
3+years experience required
CAM - 4th floor (10747)
2401 South 31st Street
NursesHealth - Hospital
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