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Stroke Coordinator

Company: Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
Location: GILBERT
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:

Located in the Phoenix, Ariz. , suburb of Gilbert, the Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, is a 198-bed, not-for profit hospital with more than 1,300 employees and almost 900 doctors on staff representing all major specialties. In 2014, Phoenix Children's Hospital launched a 22-bed pediatric unit inside the hospital. Mercy Gilbert opened in 2006 and has been a vital part of the growing community. Today it is the fifth largest employer in Gilbert. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Mercy Gilbert provided more than $24 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health's mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, more than 42,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit:.

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Responsibilities

Job Summary:

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of the stroke and sepsis programs
    • Provides for patient/family education in coordination with nursing staff.
    • Assists with the coordination of multidisciplinary care for stroke/sepsis patients in collaboration with physician(s) and nursing
    • Insures that all stroke/sepsis care is consistent with current evidence-based best practice.
    • Works with nursing and ancillary directors to implement formal and informal education and training regarding stroke/sepsis care.
    • Provides clinical resources and consultation to staff regarding stroke/septic patients with clinical complex needs.
    • Analyzes data regarding patient care outcomes, trends, morbidity and mortality.
  • Provide administrative support
    • Assists with coordination of performance improvement program initiatives, including outcome evaluations and action planning.
    • Participates in operational aspects of primary stroke accreditation. Assists with the achieving of sepsis bundle. Maintains/participates in performance improvement activities for both programs.
    • Completes chart reviews and assists with data collection to comply with stroke accreditation guidelines.
    • Provides up-to-date compliance reporting to neuroscience/Stroke/Sepsis Program manager
    • Systematically collects statistical data information to identify trends for benchmarking and performance improvement establishing standards and evaluating outcomes. Monitors trends and ensures positive patient outcomes.
  • Maintain Personal and Professionl responsibility
    • Helps to coordinate community education for healthcare professionals, EMS and the community at large.
    • Works with Neuroscience leadership in promotion and marketing of the stroke and sepsis program.
    • Represents and promotes stroke services to hospital staff, volunteers, patients and visitors through a positive attitude and effective communication skills.
    • Responsible for maintaining stroke program in compliance with Joint Commission/ASA standards. Assist with compliance and achievement of sepsis bundle.


Qualifications


Minimum:


Experience:

Minimum of five years nursing experience, including care of stroke patients. Working knowledge of performance improvement, licensure and accreditation requirements.


Education:

Graduate of an accredited RN school of nursing. BSN


Licensure:

RN

BLS (AHA Only)

ACLS (AHA Only)


Special Skills:

Demonstrates good capacity for teaching, organizing, planning and development. Strong interpersonal communication and customer relation skills.


Training:

None Specified


Keywords: Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Gilbert , Stroke Coordinator, Other , GILBERT, Arizona

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