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Stroke Coordinator

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center Type Full time Posted 7/2/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/31/2014
CA - California (All) - Glendale Referral - n/a -    


About This Opportunity:

Glendale Memorial seeks an experienced clinician to supervise the care of our stroke patients in our renowned Heart Center. This key team member performs duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. They will also perform duties in support of and in compliance with the performance improvement plan, TJC, and other licensing/accreditation and regulatory agencies. Stroke Coordinator provides: Direct patient advice, guidance, education, referral and follow-up for stroke center patients; serves as the patient's personal health assistant and is the primary contact for questions, coordination of care, and navigation through a stroke diagnosis; oversees quality measurements, continuous quality improvement and all patient satisfaction initiatives on topics of Stroke; outreach to community groups, partners, and physicians on issues of stroke; program development and long term planning, working with marketing and strategy as needed; The Stroke Coordinator is expected to work closely with staff and physicians to create seamless coordination of care, and be a key participant in service line development.

Minimum 5 years acute care experience as an RN. Prefer critical care, telemetry, neurology experience. Experience in Patient Care Coordination preferred. Bachelor's Degree required Current BCLS: ACLS. Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. NIHSS Certification. Armenian speaking preferred Current California license as a Registered Nurse
Glendale Memorial is a 334-bed regional medical center offering exceptional care that is both appreciated locally and recognized nationally. We are a vital resource to Glendale and its surrounding communities, and home to one of the top heart centers in the country, as ranked by Solucient. Glendale Memorial has been rated one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades five years in a row.. We invite you to join us, and experience incredible results in your career.

Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems, is a 21-state network of nearly 11,000 physicians, 56,000 employees, and more than 300 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. In 2012, Dignity Health provided $1.6 billion in charitable care and services.

Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% employer paid Medical Benefits for you and your family, including domestic partners. Also included is a 403 (b) plan with company match, tuition reimbursement and comprehensive dental and vision plans.

We are conveniently located between the I-5, I-134 and I-2 freeways. To find out more, go to www.dignityhealthcareers.org. EOE