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INI Northern Region Stroke Coordinator - OSF012618

Hours per week: 40
Status (Benefits): Full-Time
Work Schedule: 8-5
Location: 621 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL, United States

621 Roxbury Rd, Rockford, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

Reports to the NSSL/INI Clinical Systems of Care Director and supports the Medical Director of Stroke and Chief Stroke Coordinator.  Supports the stroke program in Rockford and contribute to program growth and development to measure success and achieve outcomes.  The stroke coordinate oversees and facilitates all aspects of the Joint Commission regulations for the Primary Stroke Center certification and works to educate nursing staff and other disciplines in the care and documentation of the stroke patient.  The Northern region stroke coordinator also serves as a resource and support to Ministry hospitals in the I-80 region and in Escanaba for educational needs and outreach if needed.  Serves a liaison between stroke and other 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. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care that is appropriate to the ages of the patients served. 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 Ministry. 

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor's degree in nursing

 

Illinois RN license

 

BLS and ACLS certification required

 

*National certification in neurosciences and/or stroke required within two years of hire if applicable.*

 

Licensed professional with knowledge of nursing theory, practice and administrative aid for planning with organizational skills in order to oversee the stroke services and to prepare related report, analysis and policies at a level normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health related field. 

 

The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age and disease of the patients served. 

 

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

 

 

Approximately 2-5 years progressively more responsible related work experience in neurosciences in order to assess educational needs, to design educational programs to meet needs, and to gain skill in organizing and planning.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

 

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