Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit http://www.penrosestfrancis.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 102723
Recruiter Contact: Travis Rivers firstname.lastname@example.org
Clinic/Department: 8677 PSF STROKE PROGRAM
Hospital: PENROSE HOSPITAL
Schedule: Full Time
Neuroscience Clinical Coordinator's responsibilities include:
Develops and leads performance improvement initiatives related to quality and patient, physician and staff satisfaction.
Demonstrates leadership and commitment to excellence in patient care and service.
In collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, develops, maintains and monitors Neuroscience practice guidelines, order sets and clinical pathways based on evidence based medicine.
Develops and nurtures collaborative working relationships that create a sense of ownership in the neuroscience service line with hospital department leaders, neurologists and neurosurgeons as well as other staff and specialists involved in the care continuum for neuroscience patients.
Monitors patient care outcomes for Neuroscience services.
Maintains expert knowledge of the neuroscience fields
Promotes and supports physicians and nursing staff participation in collaborative practice.
Represents the neuroscience service line in the community.
Identifies and facilitates the provision of Neuroscience education for nursing, allied health personnel and patient/families.
Services as a role model, teacher, coach and mentor for the healthcare team and community.
Assists with patient and family education and patient satisfaction.
Assists with patient flow throughout the care continuum.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum of 4 years clinical experience in caring for the neuroscience or neurotrauma patient.
2 must be in critical care setting.
Must demonstrate problem solving, continuous quality improvement and analytical skills.
Ability to write presentations, routine reports and correspondence.
Proficient with database and spreadsheet management
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado
Certified as a Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) through the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) Preferred
Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently.
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.