Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator Neuroscience Program

Nashville, Tennessee
Competitive Salary
Feb 09, 2018
Mar 27, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

TriStar Skyline Medical Center is Tennessee's first comprehensive stroke center and a national leader in neuroscience. The facility is equipped with 233 beds and offers a full array of acute care services, including cardiology, oncology, orthopedics/spine, rehabilitation and emergency services. As an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, TriStar Skyline is a leading provider of emergency heart care. There are more than 400 physicians on staff, many of whom have offices located right next door in the TriStar Skyline Medical Plaza.

Position Responsibilities
:  Provides coordination and development of comprehensive stroke and neurological care

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment, and care of low and high risk neurological patients.
  2. Coordinates care for the neurological patient across the continuum, including stroke screening, education, follow up phone calls, support groups, and community outreach.
  3. Works collaboratively with EMS and post-hospital partners to improve stroke protocols and programs.
  4. Promotes customer service initiatives and provides a seamless positive patient experience.
  5. Makes daily clinical rounds to ensure compliance with core measures and evidence-based care.  Incorporates service and patient perception of care into daily rounds/visits.
  6. Works collaboratively with quality management to monitor patient outcomes and improvement.
  7. Collaborates with nursing and physician leadership to provide real-time and structured education for staff.
  8. Assists in navigating patients/families through the acute hospitalization and transitions of care keeping them informed and educated appropriately.
  9. Coordinates stroke program with the multidisciplinary team (PT, OT, SP, pharmacy, social worker, case manager, and/or other team members) for optimal patient outcomes.
  10. Provides oversight for Joint Commission disease-specific certification for comprehensive stroke center.
  11. Provides support for growth of the neuroscience product line through program development.

Provides leadership and educational support for the clinical staff on stroke units.

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