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Coor Stroke Outreach

Company: WellStar Health System, Inc.
Location: Acworth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

Great opportunity in Roswell!

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

The Coordinator - Stroke Outreach Program is a registered nurse who is responsible, under the direction of the Neuroscience
program Manager and the Comprehensive Stroke Program Medical Director, for the development of and maintenance
of partnerships with WellStar system hospitals, outlying hospitals and EMS carriers serving our community and
beyond. Implementation of a system wide cerebrovascular management pathway including triage to appropriate level
of care will be a main feature of this position. The outreach coordinator will provide immediate feedback on patient
outcomes for referring facility practitioners and EMS personnel. Additionally, the outreach coordinator will provide
staff education for the implementation of teleneurology protocols for the WellStar Health System. This position
utilizes the Stroke Registry in the development of outreach and education programs for the community and
professionally within the WellStar Health System. The outreach coordinator will support the collection of data for the
Stroke Registry.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing required;

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification: Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia;
Must have a current BLS, Advanced Stroke Life Support certification, Stroke Certified Registered Nurse certification
preferred, but not required

Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of three to five years of clinical nursing in emergency, critical care and/or
Neurovascular patient care area. Knowledge of Comprehensive Stroke Program elements as well as neurovascular
terminology is required.

Required Minimum Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are necessary to interact productively with both internal and
external personnel at all levels of the organization, patients, families, physicians and staff. Organizational skills to
necessary to develop educational opportunities for the community and Stroke care providers as well. Working
knowledge of Microsoft Excel, word and power point is required. Knowledge of hospital transfer agreements
preferred.

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Coor Stroke Outreach, Other , Acworth, Georgia

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