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HonorHealth: Rn Program Coordinator – Network Stroke Program


This is a Full-time position in Scottsdale, AZ posted September 14, 2020.

Job Description OverviewHonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area.

The network encompasses five acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers.HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C.

Lincoln Health Network.

HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.ResponsibilitiesJob SummaryThe 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 resourcesResponsible for coordinating and implementing services and activities related to the network stroke programs includingOverall Management (certifications/designations)QualityClinicalStaff educationPatient EducationCommunity EducationProvides professional oversight and guidance for patient care staff on the care of stroke patientsResponsible for achieving and maintaining stroke programs in compliance with accreditation and ASA standardsAssists with the coordination of multidisciplinary care for stroke patientsOversees and directs quality assurance monitors for quality of careCompletes chart reviews and data collection to comply with stroke accreditation guidelinesDevelops and implements initiatives for the stroke programAttends and participates in hospital and community stroke meetingsWorks collaboratively with nursing staff, neurologists and ED physiciansMeets regularly with physicians and staff to determine and meet their needs for education and give feedback on patient outcomesProvides clinical resources and consultation to staff regarding stroke patientsReviews journals and talks with researchers in the fieldParticipates in or leads activities related to research in the neurosciences fieldPrepares and provides education offerings on new techniques and processesProvides Community Stroke supportCoordinates community education for healthcare professionals and lay communityRepresents and promotes stroke services to hospital staff, volunteers, patients and visitors, through a positive attitude and effective communication skillsProvides patient and family education in conjunction with nursing staffQualificationsEducationBachelor’s Degree in Nursing RequiredAll staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients, please refer to the addendum for stroke specific education requirements.

RequiredExperience1 year Emergency Department (ED)/Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience in Primary Stroke Center (PSC)/Cardiology RequiredLicenses and CertificationsNursing RN Registered Nurse StateLicensure And/Or Compact State Licensure Verified current Arizona or other compact state RN license Required