Job Summary Supervises, assesses, plans, coordinates facilitates, and evaluates patient care and staff development; determines and maintains unit or program needs and standards (using nursing process and evidence -based information). Assumes responsibility and accountability for incorporating the vision, values, mission, and critical goals of the organization into their job performance. Assists the Clinical Director, in the management of the unit's assigned staff and patient population. May provide direct patient care according to needs of the unit/program and collaborates with physicians in executing the medical plan of care.
All RN staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have knowledge of:
Stroke symptoms and warning signs
Protocols and pathways used to identify, evaluate and management of stroke patients
NIHSS and Modified Rankin Stroke scales
Code Brain activation and protocol
Stroke quality indicators
Available stroke patient education materials and community resources
Stroke Center website resources
Oversees the staff and ensure adequate staffing levels, inclusive of hiring/onboarding, evaluating, managing performance, coaching and developing employees ensuring employee productivity, quality of work, and alignment of goals with our mission, vision, and values. Ensure compliance with all policies, financial stewardship by being accountable for the financial integrity around development and maintenance of department budget.
Serves as a resource to others, including staff, patients, families, caregivers, physicians, and visitors. Facilitates inter/intra departmental collaboration, communications and promotes problem solving. Participates in policy revisions and committees applicable to department. Participates in the creation, implementation, and follow-up of goals and action planning related to unit.
Contributes to the recruitment and retention of talented staff through positive role-modeling, fostering peer relationships, staff education, and participating in preceptor and/or mentor programs thereby creating an environment for quality practice. Coordinates educational and professional activities as they relate to department/unit needs.
Regularly rounds with physicians, patients, or families to facilitate quality practice and improve the patient experience. Utilizes the nursing process and evidence based practice to provide and evaluate the patient's plan of care. Initiates and supports quality improvement initiatives and utilizes resources effectively and efficiently.
Directs staff in the application of the nursing process. Provides direction, coordinates patients care, promotes and enhances independent functioning among employees.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Bachelor's Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN, BScN) from an accredited NLN/CCNE institution Legally licensed to work as a registered nurse in the State of Arizona. All staff who have direct responsibility for the care of stroke patients must have 8 hours of initial stroke specific education, and then 1 hour annually. Required
Experience 2 years Registered Nurse (RN) Required
Licenses and Certifications Nursing\RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/Or Compact State Licensure State Licensure Required Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support BLS Healthcare Provider Training Course Required Other May require additional certification in specialty areas Required
Internal Number: 2018-13169
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