Hennepin Healthcare Systems seeks a full-time Stroke Center Coordinator to be responsible for developing and coordinating aspects of the Stroke (STROKE) Center in collaboration with the Neuroscience/Stroke Clinical Nurse Specialist, which includes the full continuum of care from prevention, community outreach, inpatient care, outpatient care and patient’s transitions to home and the community. Ensures standards are met to maintain DNV Comprehensive Stroke Center certification. Does not supervise others. Works as a catalyst and collaborative partner with other parts of the organization in order to design and deliver appropriate services for patients with Stroke and their families.
Leads, participates and collaborates in the development and implementation of evidenced-based stroke standards of care
Evaluates the Stroke Center to ensure that established standards are met
Leads collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to deliver coordinated care in a timely manner
Ensures needs of patient and family are accounted for in center development
Develops or maintains systems to collect necessary data and maintain compliance with required stroke quality metrics
Leads performance improvement activities including monitoring resource utilization for high-quality, cost-effective care and research for neuroscience patients
Provides most recent best of practice and research findings and education to hospital staff to expand advanced clinical knowledge and enhance role performance. Update clinical standards and protocols, as appropriate
Supports and collaborates with Clinical Educators, Managers, and Nursing Education Department in developing and participating in education activities
Serves as a resource for the community to provide public education and outreach
Develops and implements educational information, materials and programs for patient care through the continuum to include discharge planning
Utilizes current research, scientific literature and advanced practice knowledge when providing education for patients, families, community and staff
Assists Director in budgetary planning for education needs, classes, equipment, reference material and ensuring operation expenses remain within budget
Serves as consultant to clinical, professional and organizational clients to achieve high quality and cost-effective patient outcomes
Leads interdisciplinary groups in designing and implementing innovative alterative solutions that address system problems and/or patient care issues occurring across the full continuum of care
Serves as Center Liaison to community through variety of communication sources
Collaborates with colleagues and other health care team members in identifying, developing, implementing and utilizing research findings and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
Disseminates relevant research findings through practice, education and consultation
Leadership of multidisciplinary committees as assigned with physician dyad partner to enhance program growth and development
Establishes a mechanism to assure ongoing communication regarding the programs progress with the multidisciplinary team
Represents Hennepin Healthcare and leads the organizational initiatives in community events specific to neuroscience programs. This includes internal and external education, professional outreach and liaison to MN Brain Injury Alliance, State Stroke Advisory Committee and other agencies
Facilitates ongoing compliance with Comprehensive Stroke Center certification requirements in collaboration with the Stroke Center leadership team
Master's Degree in Nursing or Public Health from an accredited school of nursing.
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota
Stroke Nurse Certification must be obtained within 3 years of hire date
3-5 years of experience in acute care neuroscience
Critical care experience
2-4 years experience in program planning, administration, or project management
ANCC Cliical Nurse Specialist certification
Project management experience
Effective leadership, communication, collaboration and organizational skills.
Ability to develop and monitor complex and comprehensive plans of care.
Ability to develop, monitor and evaluate clinical protocols, standards of care, policies and procedures and other documents related to patient care.
Ability to consult on a broad spectrum of professional nursing practice issues including but not limited to: nursing practice performance standards, program development, professional practice models, system change strategies and professional development.
Experience developing programs and working with cross functional teams within the hospital.
Knowledge and experience with Lean Management Systems
Experienced and skilled in conflict resolution required.
Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
Knowledge and understanding of acute care hospital practice and ambulatory health care practice.
Internal Number: 190014
About Hennepin County Medical Center
Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) is repeatedly named one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, we're a dynamic academic medical center with 477 hospital beds (more than 100 in ICUs) and 17 operating rooms. We're Minnesota's first and largest Level 1 Trauma Center, and offer career opportunities in a setting where teamwork is not just talked about - it is practiced every day. Our mission as "a public teaching hospital that provides outstanding health care services in an environment which promotes excellence in education and research," is the inspiration for the care we provide. Our diverse workforce creates an environment that fosters collaboration and commitment to our patients