Stroke Nurse Coordinator - Brain & Spine Institute
Req #: 43933
Job Category: Nursing
Shift: Day shift
Department: Brain & Spine Institute - 7980
The Stroke Coordinator is responsible for the clinical efficiency and effectiveness of the Neurology Stroke Program care continuum. Under limited supervision, assists in planning, organizing, coordinating and evaluating the Stroke Center Program. Provides stroke team in-services and evaluates overall stroke team performance with a commitment to evidence-based practice.
The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute specializes in neurology, neurosurgery, neuropsychology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurointerventional radiology, orthopedics, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), emergency medicine, neuro-ophthalmology, neuro-urology, neuro-oncology and radiation oncology. The Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain & Spine Institute is the only comprehensive, integrated inpatient and outpatient program in Maryland dedicated to improving outcomes in patients with diseases of the nervous system and spine. We bring together multidisciplinary teams of neurologic, neurosurgical, neuropsychological and rehabilitation physicians with other medical specialists to work together to provide the advanced resources, expertise and comprehensive care necessary to treat patients living with specific neurologic disorders.
The Stroke Center at Sinai is certified by The Joint Commission (national) and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services (state) as a Primary Stroke Center, signifying that it meets the highest national standards and has the critical elements to achieve long-term success in improving outcomes. It also means that community hospitals without services for stroke care transport patients to Sinai, depending on the needs of the patient. When time permits, the Emergency Medical System (EMS) take patients both within and outside of Sinai's service area directly to Sinai because of its recognized program.
Requirements: Basic professional knowledge equivalent to a Bachelor's degree, BSN required, working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field, Maryland Registered Nurse License, at least 7 years RN experience, at least 3-5 years RN stroke/neurology/neuroscience experience, previous stroke program coordinator experience preferred, SCRN or CNRN certifications highly preferred, American Heart Association CPR Card, Microsoft Office Suite, basic computer skills, Cerner, Synquest, standard office equipment, medical terminology, Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act, critical thinking skills.