This position is responsible for promoting optimal stroke care in the context of a regionalized stroke care system through clinical activities, professional and public education, research activities, quality improvement activities, maintaining the stroke outcomes database, and case analysis. This position acts as a resource to all patient care areas regarding medical and nursing care as related to the stroke patient. Manages care by maintaining effective lines of communication with all stakeholders.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care
Demonstrated excellence in communication, interpersonal and analytical skills.
Must be computer literate.
Must be self-directed.
Minimum three to five years experience in emergency/critical care/neuro nursing and in the care of stroke patients, with advanced skills.
Current Texas State RN License
CPR (American Heart Association)
ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
NIHSS required within 90 days if hire/transfer date
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.