RN Stroke Coordinator

  • Mercy Hospital
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

RN Stroke Coordinator

Quality ManagementDepartment

Full-time (FTE 1.0), Dayshifts

Mercy Hospital
Miami, FL

Facility Description:

Mercy Hospital has beenserving the healthcare needs of South Florida for over 60 years. As acomprehensive healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to theresidents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. A 473-bed acutecare facility, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy isaffiliated with over 700 physicians representing 27 medical specialties. ItsCenters of Excellence include: The CyberKnife Institute, The Heart Center, theMaternity and Women s Health Center, the Miami Cancer Center, the MinimallyInvasive Institute, the Orthopaedics Institute, and the Surgical Weight LossCenter.

As Miami-Dade County sonly Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St.Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and is affiliated with HCA East FloridaDivision, an HCA affiliate. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital hasmaintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic traditionof caring for God s people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital isdedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to itsmission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people itserves.

MercyHospital is a member of thenation s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation ofAmerica. Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere s World s MostEthical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!


We offer you anexcellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellentbenefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and yourability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical,dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employeediscount program, and employee stock purchase program.

Job Description:

Facilitatesthe development, implementation and ongoing adherence to the stroke program protocols and therapies.Ensures the protocols and therapies become the standard of care followed withinthe facility. Collaborates with medical and hospital staff to providemultidisciplinary care to patients with a diagnosis of stroke. Rounds withphysicians on patients with diagnosis of stroke, reviews clinical data. Provideseducation and clinical expertise to care team, patients and families.Collaborates with physicians and staff in an effort to decrease length of stay.Identifies and integrates patient learning needs, abilities and readiness intothe Plan of Care. Works in collaboration with the nursing team to develop andimplement individualized teaching plans for patients and families with regardsto stroke diagnosis. Collects and analyzes stroke program patient data toassist with documentation, clinical care and improved outcomes. Participates inrounds and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomesand positively impact overall patient experience.


  • Licensed RegisteredNurse in the state of Florida Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to FloridaState Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility andduration provisions).
  • 1-2+ years of relatedexperience, preferably in an acute hospital setting
  • BLS Certification
  • ACLS Certification
  • Proficiency in key dataentry, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


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