Stroke and Chest Pain Coordinator

Memorial Hermann Health System - Sugar Land, TX4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $52,000 - $68,000 a year
EducationSkills
At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.
Job Summary Collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process; provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. MHHS hires RNs based on years of experience groupings (i.e. newly licensed RN [working under the supervision of RN clinical preceptor], less than 1 year, 1-3 years, 3 to 10 and 10+). Job Description
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Licenses/Certification:
Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional nursing
Certified in Basic Life Support
NIH Stroke Scale Certification

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:
Three (3) years clinical nursing experience in Neuroscience, Intensive Care or Emergency Medicine
Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities
Analyzes patient records, program files, reports and other cancer related data to ensure approval standards by the TJC and SETRAC. Creates charts or graphs and analyzes statistics and presents stroke data at the Stroke Committee, as well as, other committees and meetings. Chairs the hospital Stroke Committee.
Prepares stroke incidence reports and analyzes statistical data of the stroke program activities for audit review, administrative review, and physician review.
Abstracts and analyzing medical records. Analyzes medical records of re-admitted patients for current follow-up and/or secondary treatment.
Coordinates and facilitates stroke educational activities as required for physicians, staff, patients and the community.
Works with hospital stroke medical director and/or other hospital department directors and managers to identify stroke program needs through compilation of stroke data.
Works in collaboration with other Memorial Hermann stroke program coordinators for Joint Commission certification survey.
Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
Other duties as assigned.