RN Stroke Service Specialist

Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Nov 11, 2017
Ref
02525-12932
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Friendly, Compassionate, Quality Care for Every One, Every Time!

For over 45 years, HCAs Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville has been a leader in providing quality healthcare to Northeast Florida. Memorial Hospital is a 418-bed acute care hospital offering a full line of services, including 24-hour emergency care at four different locations. We feature an accredited Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, dedicated Heart CenterBone and Joint Center, and Memorials maternity center, Special Beginnings.

 

 

As a member of the Memorial team, youll enjoy a competitive base pay, full benefits to include health, life dental, 401k, etc., tuition reimbursement, potential sign-on/relocation and limitless growth potential as youll be joining one of the largest and most successful hospital corporations in the country.

And whether youre a family, single or an empty-nester nearing retirement, Jacksonville really offers something for everyone. With a population of 1.3 million, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, top rated school, and having recently been named one of the countrys ‘Top 10 Best Cities in the U.S. to Find a Job (by Forbes) and one of the top 10 ‘Best Cities for Relocating Families (by Mobility Magazine) all just an easy drive to the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic coast, you really cant go wrong! 

 

Primary responsibility is coordination of the Stroke Program and to ensure Primary Stroke Center Designation requirements are met.  Responsible for outcomes measurement for selected population and monitoring of patient/family satisfaction. The Program Coordinator is responsible for formulating short term and long term strategies to ensure the organizations vision, mission and values are carried out through the delivery of high quality cost effective patient care for the neurosciences service line with a high level of integrity.  The Program Coordinator is also responsible for utilization, community outreach, patient advocacy, staff and physician education and marketing communications. The Program Coordinator monitors the cost center budget, provides ongoing patient tracking, concurrent and retrospective chart abstracting, and data entry for performance monitoring, completion of diagnoses working with medical coders to include CPT and ICD-9 based on stroke and other

Neurosciences selected diagnoses. The Program Coordinator develops a long term approach with the goal to reach an uneventful and successful progression for the patient from preadmission, through the medical management and/or surgery process, inpatient stay, and post-operative/discharge follow-up care to ensure the patient has a positive hospital experience and always putting health, safety and customer service of the patient first.


Coordination with Medical Staff Stroke Program through professional relationships with physician champion, neurologists, emergency physicians and other medical/support staff for maintenance and growth of the program. Conduct monthly Stroke Program meetings for the evaluation of outcomes, policy, and protocol development, review of current best practice and provide update on requirements from certifying agency. 


Coordination of process improvement activities which includes assignment to various departments for required follow up to improve performance outcomes.  Responsible to track, report, and submit hospital stroke data to Quality Department, national benchmarking agency(s) and The Joint Commission on Stroke Certification/recertification.  Demonstrate an active involvement in community screening events and lectures. Consult with healthcare team and patients during hospitalization.  Development and collaboration on patient teaching materials.  Responsible for staff development regarding care of the Stroke patient and development of related materials.  Provide input into enhancement of current Stroke Program, share current best practices through professional networking and ongoing education.

 

Due to increased volume and our upcoming transition to Level II Trauma accreditation, recruitment is underway for strong, experienced Registered Nurse Stroke Service Specialist.

 

Memorials Level ll Trauma Center provides all-inclusive care for the critically injured patient using a multi-disciplinary approach. With state-of-the-art trauma bays, 24/7 availability of OR/radiology/IR, we provide coverage by trauma, orthopedics, neurosurgery, oral /maxillofacial, ophthalmology, ear nose and throat (ENT), plastic surgery and other specialties. 



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