Job Description

Job Title: Stroke Coordinator
Job ID: 190002AN
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Pinnacle Hospitals
Department: Inpatient Neurology
Location: 111 South Front Street, Harrisburg PA 17105

Description

Purpose:
Collects and reports data for the UPMC Stroke Institute, monitoring and providing feedback to medical and nursing staff. Performs audits from medical records, computerized data, observations, and other methods. Acts as a liaison and educator to UPMC Neuroscience staff as well as multiple referral centers and EMS agencies.

Responsibilities:
  • Initiates opportunities for UPMC physicians to visit other facilities not currently participating in the UPMC Stroke and interventional program.
  • Acts as a best practice resource to coordinators at other UPMC facilities related to stroke services.
  • Develops and facilitates orientation and ongoing education for all neuroscience nursing courses.
  • Serve as the Joint Commission liaison for the UPMC Stroke Institute.
  • Responsible for marketing the Stroke and Neurointerventional Program, developing relationships and visiting with referring hospitals and EMS personnel regarding feedback on stroke patients.
  • Educates various EMS practitioners on stroke field assessment priorities.
  • Identifies areas of noncompliance within the UPMC Stroke Institute data, communicating issues to medical and nursing staff to seek resolution.
  • Responsible for overseeing concurrent data abstraction on stroke patients, as related to the Joint Commission, core measures, and meaningful use.

Qualifications

Diploma from an accredited school of nursing required. MSN preferred. A minimum of five years of inpatient neuroscience nursing experience required. NIH Stroke Scale and Modified Rankin Score certifications are required. Demonstrated competence in professional nursing practice. Excellent written and oral communication skills required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Stroke Certified Registered Nurse
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range: $29.75 to $46.13 / hour

    Union Position: No

    Apply Current Employee?

    UPMC VALUES

    At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

    QUALITY & SAFETY
    DIGNITY & RESPECT
    CARING & LISTENING
    RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
    EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

    UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.


    WORKING HERE



    Now more than ever, YOU can help us shape our communities and UPMC into a better place for everyone to work, study, play, and thrive.

    Learn more about working here and check out our policies and recent updates.

    UPMC Health Plan Named Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality in 2019


    UPMC Ranked #1 Best Places for Women and Diverse Managers in 2019

    Share:
    Talent Network