The University of Vermont Medical Center is seeking a Network Stroke Program Manager to join their team in Burlington, VT.
The Network Stroke Program Manager is responsible for implementation of the Network Stroke Program. This includes assessing existing systems and resources at each of the participating hospitals and developing the implementation of state-of-the-art, guideline driven systems that assure that clinical, operational and service quality goals are achieved.. This includes compliance with the JOINT COMMISSION (JC) Accreditation Guidelines, CMS Conditions of Participation and other state and federally mandated regulatory agency guidelines as appropriate. This position also provides direction to local stroke teams at each of the participating hospitals for activities relating to patient and family education, promotion of continuity of care, community education, staff education, and committee work related to the stroke program. Key to this position are the oversight of data collection, analysis and reporting for the purpose of advancing the stroke program's clinical and academic goals. Successful execution of this role is instrumental in the continued development and implementation of the stroke accreditation program across participating hospitals. Importantly, this position will work collaboratively with the Stroke Program at the University of Vermont Medical Center.
State of Vermont and/or New York Registered Nurse (RN) license required.
The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter. Current internal RNs are strongly encouraged to pursue a BSN to support this initiative.
Master's in related field considered strongly.
Stroke certification preferred.
Five years of relevant nursing experience.
Experience in the fields of cerebrovascular disease, stroke systems of care and in program management are highly desirable