Dignity Health

Stroke Specialist

Job ID
2017-35493
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Neuroscience
Hours / Pay Period
8
Facility
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Day
NORTHRIDGE
CA
Standard Hours
8-5

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

Responsibilities

Program Manager Stroke Specialist

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

 

 

The Program Manager/Stroke Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and implementing services and activities related to the Stroke Center. He/she functions as a liaison between the physicians, nursing staff, allied healthcare professionals, patients and their families. He/she coordinates and facilitates the care for the stroke patient throughout the continuum. The Program Manager/Stroke Coordinator works closely with physicians and nursing to ensure clinical care paths are followed, as appropriate. The Program Manager/Stroke Coordinator participates in program development as it relates to the stroke center. This includes, but is not limited to staff education, community education, and marketing. Responsible in coordination with the Director, for planning, developing and implementing stroke center initiatives. He/she will maintain quality standards for responsive service including data management of key quality indicators. He/she developments and implements outcomes evaluation as guided by joint commission accreditation standards to ensure ongoing TJC accreditation. Supervises assigned staff. Minimum three years nursing experience required, with prior exp caring for stroke patients. Work experience in data collection, medical records or related field. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, and prioritization skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management. Ability to work with detailed information and minimal direction and supervision.

 

 

 

Qualifications

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited RN School of nursing required
  • Bachelors degree strongly preferred
  • Strong computer/data entry skills
  • Must have current CA RN license, AHA BLS and ACLS required
  • Minimum three years nursing experience required, with prior exp caring for stroke patients
  • Work experience in data collection, medical records or related field
  • Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to work with detailed information and minimal direction and supervision
  • Medical Terminology or coding experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Internet
  • LA City Fire Card required within 90-days of hire

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