RN Stroke Program Coordinator (CTX) (Relo - TX - Sign On Bonus)

Employer
Baylor Scott
Location
San Diego, CA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 02, 2019
Closes
Nov 20, 2019
Specialty
Cardiology, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Stroke Coordinator for Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH) provides operational support in the development, management, coordination and implementation of Comprehensive Stroke / Neurovascular Program initiatives.

In addition, the Stroke Coordinator for BSWH has the following responsibilities:
  • Works in collaboration with the Medical Director of the Stroke Program to initiate and manage operations associated with program development and performance improvement for the stroke program.
  • Serves as a clinical expert in the diagnosis, treatment and delivery of stroke care, assuring best practice is identified and implemented.
  • Works collaboratively with the multidisciplinary care team in providing education and supporting research efforts as it relates to stroke services.
  • Provides internal & external consultation and serves as a resource for education, document development, project management, assessment & treatment of stroke patients. Plans & collaborates the development of community outreach events for public education of stroke awareness.
  • Provides regular seminars, conferences, & in-services to nursing staff regarding competency & compliance to standards outlined by the American Stroke Association, American Heart Association, & Brain Attack Coalition in the nursing care of patients who have suffered a stroke.
  • Provides education to the Emergency Department & Intensive Care Unit in best practice stroke care to include the needs of the stroke patient who arrives w/in the treatment window, including tPA delivery, post tPA monitoring, & management of real & potential complications.
  • Educates & trains ancillary department employees in the specific expectations of primary stroke centers such as turnaround time for results of CT scan, laboratory results, EKG, & door to needle times.
  • Remains current on evidence based practice changes, new research, & new recommendations from the Joint Commission & the American Stroke Association.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Knowledgeable of Neurosciences and stroke care methods.
  • Skill in the use of computers and related software applications.
  • Verbal, public speaking and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Teaching and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary care team.
  • Ability to effect system wide changes to improve stroke services.
  • Ability to remain current on evidence based practice changes, new research, and new recommendations from the Joint Commission & the American Stroke Association.
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations.
  • Location/Facility Baylor Scot t& White Medical Center Temple

For more information on the facility, please click our Locations link.
  • Specialty/Department/Practice Quality
  • Shift/Schedule Full-time Days 40 hours a week
  • Benefits Our competitive benefits package includes*:
    • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
    • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nations exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, its accepting a calling!
  • Associates Degree
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • 3+years experience

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