Northwell Health Stroke Coordinator in Plainview, New York

Req Number 001BC7

Job Category Registered Nurse

Job Description

As the Stroke Program Coordinator, you will serve as clinical expert liaison among the Departments of Neurology, Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Nursing as it pertains to the care of the acute stroke patients. Further, you will prepare reports and statistical analysis for Quality Assurance, Utilization Review and team conferences. You will act as a resource representative by providing information and facilitating services and assist in the clinical evaluation of patients.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Responds to acute stroke codes. Screen for eligibility for Intra-Venous (IV) or Intra-Arterial (IA) thrombolysis.

  • Participates in daily rounds for stroke patients.

  • Maintains New York State Stroke Center Designation and assists with application to become a JCAHO Stroke Center by:

  • Ensuring all policies are current and reviewed annually

  • Ensuring all educational requirements are up to date

  • Conducting monthly Stroke Committee Meetings to review quality measures and implement improvement plans for Plainview and Syosset

  • Collects data for Plainview and Syosset stroke databases by recording information concurrently and reviewing charts. Maintains both databases. Review data collected as part of ongoing quality assurance program.

  • Educates ED, Nursing, and Medical staff about stroke protocol. Develops and ensures verification of on-going competency in conjunction with Nursing Education and Medical credentials.

  • Coordinates with related Hospital and/or Health System services in the continuum of care.

  • Reports to Hospital-wide Performance Improvement Coordinating Group (PICG) pertinent data on strokes, trends, issues, etc. Participates in System committee and participates in other committees as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, required.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

  • Minimum of four (4) years of clinical nursing experience, required.

  • Experience with stroke preventions and therapy, preferred.

Our Culture   

                                             

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:  www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.