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At Banner University Medical Center, there will be exciting opportunities to be a part of the health care transformation. You will work alongside a group of dedicated physicians and staff that perform some of the most state-of-the-art procedures that exist anywhere in the country.
As a Stroke Program Manager, you will bring your experience and passion for health care to our Banner University Medical Center - South! You will have the opportunity to build relationships with the goal of making an impact on our patients at such an important time in their lives. You will be an active and engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high-quality clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented. BUMCS will be working closely with BUMCT to build, sustain the stroke program and provide great stroke care for Southern Arizona. Banner University Medical Center Tucson received Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center certification in October of 2019. With this certification, the inpatient stroke service volume and number of acute stroke interventions has increased over the past year. BUMCT is the only Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Southern Arizona.
Day Shift : 8:30AM or earlier depending on the volume Schedule: 3/8s M-F Hours per Week: 24 No On-call or Holidays Weekends: Possible for Events/Meetings
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If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of experience, please visit the main job search page and use keywords RN New Grad to search for openings University Medical Center South Banner - University Medical Center South is a comprehensive medical center that includes an Emergency department, a state-designated trauma center and a Behavioral Health Pavilion. We are an Arizona Department of Health Services-accredited Cardiac Receiving Center and a Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders-designated senior-friendly hospital. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are full-time faculty of the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson and is managed by Banner Health under an operating agreement with Pima County. Our specialty services include inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, treatment and education for diabetes, innovative geriatrics care and comprehensive orthopedics.
POSITION SUMMARY This position promotes and provides optimal care of patients through leadership, coordination and development of processes related to stroke care. This RN role is the center of the stroke program within the facility responsible for providing broad oversight and assists other leaders to establish, oversee, conduct and evaluate quality improvement for the stroke and patient care. Enhances the Program though the coordination of daily operations to include but not limited to chart audits for data abstracting and analysis; facilitating stroke education programs/events within the facility and community using a comprehensive team approach. Oversees and ensures compliance with local, state or national organizations for certification/validations.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Develops and maintains a comprehensive, effective clinical program which meets regulatory standards. Is a member of the stroke team that responds and participates in stroke alert activations. Promotes comprehensive treatment to effectively manage patient care through the continuum and provide quality outcomes by evaluating patient care through concurrent monitoring and multidisciplinary rounds.
2. Oversee patient and practice quality improvements and departmental quality standards. Monitors care patterns for consistency with established protocols and opportunities for process improvement. Reviews trends, identifies opportunities and provides leadership with analysis and recommendations for process improvement across entire episode of the patient process. Enhances patient experience across the overall continuum of care.
3. Collaborates with other departments regarding issues and practices as they relate to the program.
4. Researches and recommends changes and improvements with a primary focus on patient outcomes.
5. Represents the department at management/leadership meetings as required. Coordinates/participates in relevant committee meetings at the facility, system and state levels.
6. Assesses clinical staff training needs and implements training programs to ensure clinical competence.
7. Participates in the preparation for the Joint Commission site survey and maintenance of AHA/ASA standards of care. May be responsible for meeting Joint Commission requirements for disease specific care certification, specifically stroke.
8. Develops, coordinates and oversees community education program and stroke support programs. May be responsible for representing facility at community or regulatory activities related to stroke care management. Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
9. Position is facility based has broad oversight for the development, success and of the program. Interacts with all levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External customers include physicians, community agencies, provider networks and regulatory agencies.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in the state of practice, temporary RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is required.
Requires a proficiency level typically achieved with 5 years of clinical experience in area of specialty. Requires excellent leadership skills and an ability to interact well across departments, facilities, and organizations. Excellent program management skills to effectively provide broad clinical and quality oversight while maintaining the success of stroke program.
Computer skills including basic office software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentations).
Prior supervisory or program management experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
What might draw you to Banner Health? A great health care career, of course—and a great place to live, no matter what stage of life you’re in. With facilities across the West, there is a health care career for everyone, from big city living in the Phoenix area to friendly small towns in the mountains and plains. As one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, Banner Health offers both the stability that comes with success and the possibility of exploring new areas of the country. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages:
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The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path.
Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.