RN, Stroke Coordinator

RN, Stroke Coordinator job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: 8 hr shifts
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Medical Center is a patient-centered hospital featuring state-of-the-art equipment and a round-the-clock Emergency Department. We offer high-quality, high-tech medicine in a facility that has become a symbol of health and wellness in the heart of the city we serve.

Lovelace Medical Center is hiring a Stroke Coordinator, RN

  • Coordinates, develops and implements the LMC Stroke Program.  Collaborates with ED, stroke team, physicians and all clinicians throughout the continuum of care to assess and analyze outcome data and promote quality stroke outcomes. 
  • Facilitates nursing and ancillary department education regarding stroke.
  • Assists with education at community level including but not limited to external hospitals, EMS and referring physicians.
  • Works with medical staff on stroke order set and protocol development within hospital.
  • Acts as the management representative for DNV Primary Stroke Center certification with responsibility for ensuring the requirements of the stroke management system are implemented and maintained at LMC.

Qualifications

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (experience can be substituted for education)
  • Required: 5 years RN experience
  • Licensure- need to obtain SCRN within 18months of hire date and maintain NIHSS certification during term of employment
  • Current BLS certification
  • Valid NM RN License or valid multi-state compact license and BLS; Hiring Manager may also require ACLS and or PALS.

Department / Location

NEUROSCIENCE/STEP DOWN
Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM