The Stroke Program Coordinator implements, promotes, and maintains a Stroke Program which meets regulatory and verification requirements for a Stroke Center as outlined by the Joint Commission. Abstracts, enters, and retrieves data into/from the Stroke Registry.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an ADN, BSN or MSN degree.
Valid NM or Compact state RN license. Specialty certification is preferred (CCRN, CCRC). Obtain Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCNS) certification within one year. Once certified, maintain all necessary standards required for ongoing certification.
The following are considered to be key competencies required:
Customer service focus with high integrity and trust
Demonstrated creativity and effectiveness in program development and implementation
Develops positive peer relationships
Effective problem solving and decision making
Strong understanding of group process
Possesses the ability to function independently to achieve high levels of satisfaction with a successful education program.
Demonstrated analytical time management, organizational and interpersonal skills achieved in management level environments.
Demonstrated skill and proficiency in the utilization of various software application data bases and transcription equipment.
Demonstrated medical knowledge and terminology.
Demonstrated experience with current systems analysis principles, practices, tools and techniques.
Experience with project management principles and practices including project planning, organization, scheduling, allocation and management of resources, budgeting and reporting.
Considerable knowledge of and experience with current system and application and design principles and concepts, including:
Database design and optimization
System and application optimization
User interfaces and standard data entry methods
Technical and operations documentation standards
3+ years recent nursing experience in a critical care. Experience with data management systems and familiarity with clinical data analysis and reporting.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Director, Patient Safety and Accreditation
Employment that may require performing unplanned tasks that expose employee to blood, body fluids or tissues (potential for exposure)
Working hours vary, with occasional flexibility due to unexpected changes in schedule. Requires the ability to speak, listen, develop and communicate with written materials.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.