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Stroke Center Coordinator - RN - Relocation Offered!

Location: Clinton
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • Responsible for the management of the Accredited Primary Stroke Center. Minimum Qualifications
    • Education/Experience
      • BSN accepted, MSN or MS preferred.
      • Three to five years minimal experience working
      • Emergency Room or critical care nursing; clinical experience with stroke patients. Experience in teaching and/or clinical program development and coordination desirable.
      • License/Certification/Registration
        • Current Maryland RN License
        • BCLS and ACLS certifications
        • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
          • Ability to comprehend and follow the policies and procedures for MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Inc.
          • Ability to demonstrate interpersonal skills with patients, coworkers, and others demonstrating excellent customer service skills.
          • Ability to read, writes, and speaks or communicates in English to successfully accomplish the essential duties of the position.
          • Knowledge of basic research principles and data collection.
          • Knowledge of care of the stroke patient.
          • Knowledge of the guidelines and requirements for Primary Stroke Certification.
          • Knowledge, skill and ability to identify and coordinate resources for solving problems, review recommendations regarding solutions to problems, and taking or directing action to solve problems.
          • Knowledge, skill and ability to annually complete the hospital competencies and departmental competencies.
          • Knowledge, skill and ability to provide leadership to the stroke data researchers.
          • Knowledge, skill and ability to accurately utilize the following equipment; computer, Microsoft Word, Excel, phone, fax, copier, projector, and scanner. Knowledge to accurately perform basic research skills and data analysis. Primary Duties and Responsibilities
            • Coordination of the Stroke Program at MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Inc.
            • Coordination with Medical Staff Stroke Program Director for maintenance and growth of the program; for evaluation of outcomes, and for improvement of outcomes.
            • Assists and interfaces with the ED, physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
            • Responsible for ensuring and supporting continued certification as a primary stroke center.
            • Ensures quality and regulatory compliance for the Stroke Program providing education and development opportunities for staff.
            • Responsible for stroke data collection, serves as the keeper, and reporter of the Stroke Registry.
            • Responsible for meeting all the HIPAA regulatory requirements in data submission to the appropriate entities and Registry.
            • Responsible for preparing reports for committee meetings related to strokes.
            • Facilitates Stroke Community screening events and lectures to include education, reporting and marketing for the stroke program.
            • Consult with healthcare team and patient during hospitalization.
            • Develop or collaborate on patient teaching materials.
            • Completes on-going staff educational opportunities for all levels and departments interacting with the Stroke population.
            • Collects and analyzes on-going data regarding outcomes of the Stroke Program. Submits required data to the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies as requested.
            • Maintains clinical knowledge and skills for the stroke patient population.
            • Resource to the hospital for care of the stroke patient regardless of admitting diagnosis of the patient.
            • Secondary responsibilities include staff development regarding care of the stroke patient and development of related materials and input on related PI projects.
            • Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Cardiovascular Services. About MedStar Health MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH, Washington DC , Stroke Center Coordinator - RN - Relocation Offered!, Healthcare , Clinton, DC

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