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Texas Health Resources Stroke Program Coordinator Registered Nurse/RN - Full Time - Monday-Friday - 8:00am-5:00pm in Dallas, Texas

Texas Health Dallas is currently seeking to hire a Stroke Program Coordinator Registered Nurse/RN to join the Neuro Admin Team.

The address is 8200 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX 75231.

Salary Range: Min. $35.66/hr - Max. $52.40/hr - based on relevant work experience.

Work Schedule : Full Time: 40 hours week. Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Extended hours and weekend work possible.

As a Stroke Program Coordinator with Texas Health Dallas you provide leadership and vision for the Stroke Program in terms of operations, services and patient care, consistent with best practices and evidence based care.

The essential duties of this position are:

• Facilitates the linkage between strategic business lines and provision of an effective and efficient Stroke Program.

• Maintains current knowledge of clinical practice in care of stroke patients.

• Demonstrates/models excellence in nursing practice through the utilization of advance concepts in the areas of assessment, diagnosis, implementation and evaluation of acute stroke patient care.

• Maintains current knowledge of clinical practices in care of stroke patients.

• Reviews implementation of stroke order protocols and follows up as needed to ensure compliance.

• Utilizes current research and evidence based standards of practice to develop, analyze and coordinate a comprehensive plan of patient education activities, including goals assessment, planning, implementation, needed resources and evaluation methods to support improved patient outcomes.

• Collects data and assists in the implementation of practice changes as needed, participates in the analysis of data.

• Assists in achievement in the provision of quality care to the stroke patient population.

• Assists in the development of appropriate policies and procedures required for the provision of effective and efficient stroke care.

• Facilitates initiation and utilization of Plans of Care policies and procedures.

• Develops and maintains collaborative partnerships with physicians, staff and peers to support the implementation, and on-going evaluation of care delivery.

• Partners with Stroke Clinicians in the provision of care and follow-up of patients.

Facilitates completion of staff orientation and on-going staff development in terms of stroke program and care.

• Coordinates and facilitates provision of educational opportunities for staff, physicians, patients, external providers of care including EMS, and the community.

• Identifies and pursues opportunities to provide information and/or services to the community to promote the entity.

• Critically appraises data and implements findings in patient care decisions.

• Exemplifies progress in professional role development through integration of educator and community roles.

• Evaluates process, outcome and impact of educational activities.

• Identifies/responds to patients, their significant others and staff requests for education. Assists in the development and implementation of a formalized patient education program.

• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• Bachelor's Degree Graduate of an accredited nursing program required.

• Master’s Degree Graduate of an accredited nursing program preferred.

• 5 years of experience as a Registered Nurse in Med/Surg, Emergency or Critical Care required.

• Experience as a Registered Nurse in Neuro or Stroke Program Coordination.

• Experience as a Registered Nurse in Neuro ICU preferred.

• RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire required

• SCRN – Stroke Certified Registered Nurse preferred.

Skills

• Effective leadership and interpersonal skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Advanced knowledge of current professional and health care issues and nursing practice.

• Experience in project management.

• Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Why Texas Health Resources

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 (#15) (6 th year in a row)

• 2020 Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1)

• Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2019 by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

• Platinum-level recognition in the 2019 “Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles®” awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health

• 2019 "Best Workplaces for Women" by Great Place to Work®

• 2019 Gold Level Workplace Health Achievement Award by the American Heart Association

• 2019 HealthCare's Most Wired by CHIME and Modern Healthcare

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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