Stroke Coordinator

Brooklyn, NY
Contract Type
Full Time

As one of the nation's premier centers of excellence in patient care, medical education and biomedical research, NYU Langone Health (NYULH) provides a professional environment in which nurses can perform at their best and excel in their careers. Each and every day, is a new opportunity to learn, to grow, and to be a part of what makes us world-class.


NYULH nurses can choose from many clinical services and programs to begin or mature a professional career path that can span decades. The many opportunities that are available for nurses at all levels, from new Baccalaureate RN graduates to Advanced Practice Nurses, offer the ability to deliver world class nursing care in an intellectually-stimulating academic environment. Nurses at NYULH also demonstrate their professional practice through participation in the various councils that govern the practice of nursing, the quality of our care, and the discovery of new knowledge.

  NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough.

Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Stroke Coordinator.

In this role, the successful candidate Provides co-leadership with the Medical Director to coordinate the development and implementation of the Comprehensive Stroke Care Center, consistent with the strategic direction outlined by the Neurology and Rehabilitation Service Lines. With the Comprehensive Stroke Care Center Steering Committee, establishes priorities and implements long and short-term action plans toward the goals of the program. Functions collaboratively with the Director of Nursing, Medical Service, the Nurse Manager for Neurology, other nursing leadership in rehabilitation and emergency services, and the attending neurologists and neurology nurse practitioners to provide care management for the stroke unit as needed. Collaborates and coordinates all activities with key personnel in departments that participate in provision of services to the Comprehensive Stroke Care Center, including emergency, acute hospital, and acute rehabilitation, in-patient and out-patient. In conjunction with the Medical Director and Hospital Administration, develops and implements strategies for marketing, research, staff and community education..

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collects, assesses and documents patient healthcare data.a - Involves patient/family and interdisciplinary team as appropriate. b - Prioritizes data collection.c - Documents assessment in medical records..
  • Develops plan of care to attain expected outcomes.a - Develops a nursing plan of care based on agreed upon outcomes with patient/family.b - Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team.c - Identifies outcomes that are realistic and measurable.
  • Implements interventions in the plan of care.a - Intervenes in a manner that is consistent with established plan of care.b - Implements interventions in a safe, timely and appropriate manner.c - Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups and cultural groups in all patient care activities.d - Documents interventions per hospital standard.
  • Evaluates the patient's progress towards expected outcomes.a - Involves the patient/family and interdisciplinary team in the evaluation process.b - Documents and evaluates the effectiveness of the intervention(s).
  • 5 - Educates the patient/family regarding health status and established plan of care.a - Determines learning needs of the patient/family.b - Implements an educational plan.c - Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to modify expected outcomes.d - Documents learning outcomes of patient/family and revises education plan.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the NYU Langone Medical Center, Departments of Nursing, clinical department and strategic area.a - Participates in unit/service based meetings.b - Recognizes importance of cost effective patient care.c - Reports unexpected events and outcomes to senior staff/leadership in a timely manner.d - Delivers patient care in accordance with professional nursing standards.e - Demonstrates awareness of JC, DOH, CMS, and CARF standards pertinent to unit.f - Communicates effectively with patients families, visitors and all members of the interdisciplinary team.g - Delegates activities effectively and appropriately to the ancillary staff.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
  • .Acquires and maintains current knowledge and competence to fulfill responsibilities.a - Completes the requirements of the Nurse Residency Program.
  • Engages in self-assessment and participates in activities to promote own professional growth and development.a - Assesses and recognizes personal learning needs to enhance performance with guidance from Nursing Leadership.b - Learns and uses new information, skills and knowledge in an effort to improve care and services.
  • Serves as a support and resources for other nursing staff and students.
  • Shares knowledge and participates in peer review process by providing information as requested.
  • Utilizes resources to meet individual learning needs and promote development in clinical practice.a - Demonstrates awareness of resources and seeks out experts in nursing and other disciplines to promote learning and development in evidence based practice.
  • Participates in unit based quality performance programs/projects.
  • Demonstrates awareness of NDNQI/Q &PI data and implications for improving patient outcomes.
  • Maintains awareness of current evidence based practice and utilizes findings from current nursing literature in patient care activities.
  • Modifies care based on new and revised nursing patient care standards.
  • Identifies factors and participates in programs to promote satisfaction of staff, patient, families and other disciplines.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must be a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing- BSN required
Master's degree preferred
NYS RN license required
APRN- NP/CNS with certification- preferred
5-8 years clinical experience in neuroscience and/or rehabilitation nursing
Specialty certification Neuroscience or Rehabilitation Nursing. Prior education/teaching experience preferred
Prior leadership/management experience preferred

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
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