Reports to the OSF INI Director, Clinical Systems of Care and supports the Ministry Medical Director of Stroke and local Medical Director for Stroke. Contributes to program growth and development to measure success and achieve outcomes. The stroke coordinator oversees and facilitates all aspects of the stroke center certification and works to educate Mission Partners in the care and documentation of the stroke patient. The stroke coordinator also serves as a resource and support to Ministry hospitals in the region for educational needs and outreach if needed. Serves a liaison between stroke program and hospital departments. Fosters and maintains positive relations among affiliated network hospitals and medical centers, physicians, medical center personnel and external agencies to ensure appropriate design and promotion of programs. The stroke coordinator is an integral part of the Ministry wide stroke program and will work collaboratively with other service line stroke coordinators and physician directors both in the region and across the system.
Bachelor’s degree in nursing.
2 years work experience in neurosciences.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate effectively with health care providers and hospital management, both internally and externally (region-wide), maintain a variety of contact on a statewide basis, and deals with regional problems concerning stroke care.
Analytical abilities necessary to evaluate teaching and educational programs, develop policies and procedures, and organize and plan system.
Current CPR; IL RN license
Knowledge of neurovascular medicine.
Some travel required – both regionally and outside of region for the purpose of education, networking and system work.
Certified nationally in neuroscience and/or stroke
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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