Jackson Memorial Hospital’s (JMH) Stroke Program provides coordinated and multidisciplinary inpatient care, rehabilitation interventions, prevention and outpatient follow-up to our stroke patients. It also provides education to its staff, patients, their families, and to the community at large. The JMH Stroke Program Mission is: to provide evidence-based care and high quality service to stroke patients and their family members and to develop and implement innovative approaches and programs to advance prevention, acute treatment, recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for stroke patients.
The program has been certified by The Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center with recent awards and milestones which include 2018 AHA GWTG Gold Plus and 2018 AHA Target Stroke Honor Roll – ELITE PLUS. Yearly stroke volumes have reached 1100 per year with our average door to needle time of 24 minutes. Total treatment rate for FY 2018 averages up to 34%. Having the ability to quickly provide the correct and best treatment can mean the difference between life and death. That’s why you can take comfort in knowing that Jackson Health System has specialized stroke teams ready at a moment’s notice 24/7 to offer the latest, most comprehensive treatments to ensure the best chance of a full recovery.
Responsible for the overall management of the stroke program ensuring on-going quality of care delivered to the stroke patient from admission through patient disposition. Executes PI initiatives in order to promote optimal stroke care. Provides assistance to staff conducting stroke alert overseeing quality measures. Monitors all patient care documentation to include ED documentation (including ED nurses notes, ED order sets or pathway documentation, ED physician notes, ED record, ED triage sheet, Registration form, ED vital signs graphical record). Ensures an active community education program exists. Responsible for compliance with regulatory agency and national standards for stroke care.
Location: Jackson Main Campus
Status: Full Time
Experience at a Comprehensive Stroke Center Preferred but not required.
Experience: Three years experience in clinical specialty as in Stroke Neurological, Cardiovascular services or Critical Care. Project management experience. Three to five years experience in clinical quality, education, performance improvement Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing (BSN). Preferred: MSN preferred Licensure Certification: Licensed as a professional Registered Nurse in the State of Florida or eligibility. Current BLS; ACLS. Knowledge Skill Abilities: Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Professional certification in specialty area such as CPHQ, CNE, CNRN, CCRN, NIH,. Etc. NIH, CCRN, CCNS or related Neuro advanced studies preferred.