- 3 to 5 years of experience required
Responsible for the overall management of the stroke program ensuring on-going quality of care delivered to the stroke patient from admission through patient disposition. Executes PI initiatives in order to promote optimal stroke care. Provides assistance to staff conducting stroke alert overseeing quality measures. Monitors all patient care documentation to include ED documentation (including ED nurses notes, ED order sets or pathway documentation, ED physician notes, ED record, ED triage sheet, Registration form, ED vital signs graphical record)
Must have at least three years clinical or hospital nursing with two years of supervisory/charge experience in nursing. Work experience with the operation of personal computers and Microsoft Office software is expected. Experience as a Stroke Coordinator or Stroke Manager is highly desirable. Experience with Comprehensive Stroke Center guidelines. LICENSURE
Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing is required.
Must possess a current license to practice Registered Nursing in the State of Texas. Current training in Basic Cardiac Life Support (CPR) is required.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.