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Stroke Coordinator (BSN)

Location: Carmel, New York US


Requisition Number: 12600

Position Title:

External Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations.


Responsible for coordinating a comprehensive, evidence based Joint Commission Disease Specific Certified Stroke program, New York State Department of Health Certified Stroke Center and compliant with American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Gold standards for Stroke Get With the Guidelines. This position coordinates the development of the program including leading the multidisciplinary teams, collaborating with the Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Interventional Radiology for the development and implementation of protocols, policies, order sets, and educational materials.


Effectively plans, prepares, and coordinates functions for stroke program regulatory agency surveys.
Provides leadership and education for the stroke multidisciplinary team to ensure compliance with stroke protocols, evidence-based standards, and regulatory agency requirements.
Develops and maintains a stroke database for Joint Commission/ CMS core measures, meaningful use performance measures, New York State Department of Health stroke center designation and American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Get With the Guidelines for Stroke.
Monitors stroke care from emergency department admission through treatment and stabilization to discharge or transfer to a higher level of care.
Applies clinical knowledge to accurately collect a wide variety of stroke clinical performance process and outcome measures from medical records within the designated time frames.
Provides education and collaborates with medical and hospital staff to ensure compliance with all stroke performance measures.
Submits stroke process and outcome performance measures to Joint Commission/ CMS, New York State Department of Health, American Heart Association / American Stroke Association.
Develops and maintains the Stroke Program Performance Improvement Plan through analyzing aggregate reports of stroke clinical performance measures and identifying external comparisons for performance measures.
Collaborates with the multidisciplinary stroke team and the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery to coordinate the implementation of practice changes as needed.
Prepares and participates in the tri-annual Quality performance improvement council report from the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery.
Collaborates with the multidisciplinary stroke care team and Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery to develop protocols, policies, and order sets to support evidence-based stroke care.
Facilitates provision of educational opportunities for staff, physicians, patients, external providers of care and the community & coordinates community outreach programs for the stroke program.
Maintain and Model REACH Values (Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Compassion, Honor)
Demonstrates regular, reliable, and predictable attendance
Performs other duties as required
Other information:

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Minimum 3 years of acute care hospital experience and basic computer skills.
Preferred: Prior experience in performance improvement activities.
License, Registration, or Certification Requirements:

Current New York State Registered Nurse license required.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

Self-directed with strong organizational and prioritization skills.
Demonstrates leadership skills with excellent observation, critical thinking, and decision-making skills.
Ability to lead successful meetings.
Ability to assess, evaluate, educate and collaborate with all members of the care team.
Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of professionals, including physicians, nursing personnel and managers in a non-confrontational manner
Location: Carmel-PHC 670 Stoneleigh Avenue

Work Type: Part-Time

Standard Hours: 24.00

FTE: 0.600000

Work Schedule: Day 8

Work Shift: The shift is flexible to accommodate for meeting throughout the week

Org Unit: 1435

Department: Bloodless Medicine

Exempt: Yes

Grade: S12

Working conditions:

* Some manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity
* Medium to Heavy effort. May exert up to 35 lbs. force
* Some exposure to dirt, odors, noise, human waste, etc.
* Some occupational risk
EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

City: Carmel

State: New York

Community / Marketing Title: Stroke Coordinator (BSN)

Company Profile:

Health Quest and Western Connecticut Health Network have combined to form a new nonprofit health system. The name for the new health system will be Nuvance Health. The new health system was created to provide communities across New York’s Hudson Valley and western Connecticut with more convenient, accessible and affordable care.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Carmel, New York US

Job Number: 39432