The Stroke Services Coordinator ensures quality, timeliness and effectiveness of stroke care delivery for BRRH and is responsible for program assessment, planning, organizing, implementation, budgeting, performance improvement, education, stroke program hospital services utilization, community outreach, pre-hospital education, and marketing/communications. The Coordinator also works in a multidisciplinary role to promote quality in clinical practice for a specific patient population with the goal of providing superior quality, competitive value, and outstanding service to patients, families and the community.
Registered Nurse with particular expertise in neurological and/or neurosurgical evaluation, treatment, and specialized expertise in critical care for patients with severe and/or complex neurological/neurosurgical conditions MINIMUM three years of stroke patient care nursing experience as an RN with an emphasis in critical care Previous stroke nursing education experience Excellent knowledge and understanding of stroke patient care in a complex acute care setting Demonstrated success in program development preferred in a leadership role Knowledge with stroke data bases and Joint Commission standards for primary stroke certification Stroke committee participation. Current Florida RN license Current BLS & ACLS issued by the American Heart Association
Unit description: This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of a brand new Neuroscience Institute. The neuro intensive care unit consists of 10 beds with an average patient ratio of 2:1. RNs on this unit will primarily care for critically ill neuroscience patients to include but not limited to: complex spine, skull base surgeries, strokes, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, increased ICP and seizures.
Minimum 2-3 years of Neurosurgical ICU experience is required Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) certification is strongly preferred Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) certification is strongly preferred BSN, ASN or Diploma required Current Florida Registered Nurse Licensure Current BLS and ACLS issued by the American Heart Association NIH Stroke Scale Certification Required Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
About Boca Raton Regional Hospital – Advancing the Boundaries of Medicine. Born out of compelling community need in 1967, Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an advanced, tertiary medical center with 400 beds and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in oncology, cardiovascular disease and surgery, minimally invasive surgery, orthopedics, women’s ...health and emergency medicine, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. The Hospital is a designated Comprehensive Stroke Center by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). Boca Raton Regional Hospital is the recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical ExcellenceTM for the ninth year in a row and was named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals in 2011, 2012 and 2013, both by Healthgrades®. Boca Raton Regional Hospital was also recognized for the third consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report’s 2013-2014 Best Hospitals listing as a top-ranked hospital in the South Florida metropolitan area.