Staff Nurse - RN - Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit - Days

Location
New York, NY, 10065
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/26/2017
Closes
12/12/2017
Specialty
ICU / CCU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
  Transform the Patient Experience

Staff Nurse - RN - Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit - Days

Thrive at the forefront of top-notch nursing with New York’s #1-ranked hospital. Become an integral team member of an exciting and innovative program within the Neuroscience Service Line, the NewYork-Presbyterian Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit (MSTU). The MSTU is a specialized stroke ambulance equipped with an on-board CT scanner, allowing for the treatment of acute stroke patients with intravenous thrombolysis prior to hospital arrival. The multidisciplinary MSTU clinical team will include two paramedics, a radiology technician, and a Registered Nurse (RN), under the supervision of a remote Neurologist using telemedicine for audiovisual connection. In addition to patient care, the MSTU will be involved in clinical research to study the effects of prehospital treatment on stroke patients.

The MSTU RN will have clinical and research responsibilities both on and off the ambulance. In this role you will assist in patient care on the ambulance and work collaboratively with other MSTU team members to improve clinical outcomes and processes of care in the prehospital setting. Additional responsibilities in this role will include performing reliable data acquisition on various time metrics and stroke outcome measures that will be integrated into our established in-hospital stroke program to assist the Stroke NP and Stroke Center Manager with clinical care, performance improvement strategies, educational programs and research initiatives for stroke patients. We are seeking individuals with clinical expertise, leadership potential, and a positive attitude with an interest in stroke, emergency care, and research.

This is a full-time, days shift position. The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM.

Preferred Criteria:

  • Current training or experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic or Paramedic)
  • Stroke Certified Registered Nurse Certification (SCRN) is preferred
  • Acute care RN experience in stroke, critical care, and/or emergency medicine
  • Prior experience in research or clinical trials
Required Criteria:

  • At least two years of acute care RN experience, preferably in Neuro ICU
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Current New York State RN License (or willingness to obtain)
  • BCLS & ACLS certifications
Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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