Stroke Program Manager

ID 2021-8117
Moses Cone Hospital
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Moses Cone Hospital
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Full Time
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Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
On call Required
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RN - Other



Manages the clinical and quality performance of the Cone Health Stroke Network in collaboration with the Medical Director of the Stroke Network and the Executive Director of Neurosciences & Medical Specialties. Identifies & leads process improvement. Ensures that stroke care is meeting regulatory criteria.

Talent Pool: Nursing





Program Management

  • In collaboration with Cone Health Stroke Network Medical Director and Executive Director of Neurosciences & Medical Specialties, responsible for clinical & quality performance of the Cone Health’s stroke services (includes each Cone Health campus that treats stroke patients)
  • Is knowledgeable of latest stroke certification requirements and guides stroke certification initiatives for each Cone Health site to ensure programs remain compliant
  • In collaboration with Stroke Medical Director, oversee appropriate data entry, abstraction, & data integrity
  • Monitors continuum of care for stroke patients to encourage stroke prevention & appropriate access to stroke follow-up
  • Facilitates multi-disciplinary stroke committees
  • Establishes relationships & provides updates leaders from applicable EMS agencies, EDs, inpatient nursing units, & other applicable departments.



Performance Improvement

  • In collaboration with Stroke Medical Director, leads creation of annual performance improvement plan and ensures it is updated regularly.
  • Proactively identifies performance improvement opportunities & facilitate performance improvement initiatives
  • In collaboration with Stroke Medical Director leads development, implementation, monitoring and revision of policies, protocols, care plans, and order sets for stroke patient care
  • Organizes, analyzes & reports stroke outcomes to relevant committees
  • Supervises & facilitates regular case reviews
  • Participates weekly in leader rounding on stroke patients to assess stroke patient’s satisfaction & appropriateness of care



Support & Supervise Staff

  • Provides guidance & support to Stroke Program staff to ensure they are informed & able to effectively perform their responsibilities
  • Ensures staff meet HR requirements & adhere to corporate policies & values
  • Address & resolve needs/concerns of staff in timely manner



Education & Clinical Resource Activities

  • Leads planning of annual stroke conferences
  • Coordinates educational activities & campaigns for patients, families, staff, physicians and community.
  • Participates in community screening/education events



Patient Care Activities (at least one day every other month)

  • Participates in direct patient care with stroke patients either in stroke response or inpatient neurohospitalist service (if NP)
  • Assesses patient/family knowledge, deficits related to stroke.
  • Provides education to patient and family regarding treatment and follow-up care.






*Master's degree required (preferred in Nursing, Nursing Practitioner, Health Administration or Business Administration). Will consider candidates enrolled in a Master's degree program with a defined graduation date.*

Bachelor's degree in Nursing required.


Preferred: Nurse Practitioner



Required - 3-5 years of nursing experience with stroke patients

Preferred - 1 year of clinical leadership and/or 1 year of nursing experience in ED or Neuro ICU



RN | Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact state.

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

PREFERRED: Nurse Practitioner


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