Neuro Hospitalist Stroke Manager Full Time

ID 2021-8222
Cone Health
Work Location
Division : Name
Cone Health Medical Group
Department : Name
THSP-Triad Neuro Hospitalists
Position Sub-Category
Position Type
Employment Type
Work Hours
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
On call Required
Sub Category
Neurology - Neuro-Hospitalist



LOCATION: Triad Neuro Hospitalists Stroke Manager
CITY: Greensboro
Exempt: No
FTE: 1.0, (Full Time; temporary or permanent)
Call: No
Schedule: Monday thru Friday Days. 



To provide safe and effective evidence-based patient care for Inpatient Neurology Stroke patients. 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.

Master’s Degree required from accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant Program


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


BLS (CPR) | AHA Health Care Provider BLS
Current PA or NP licensure in the State of NC
DEA License


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.




* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing
* Annual mandatory requirements (e.g., flu shot, education, employee health)


Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact with any questions about this position. 


Talent Pool: Advanced Practice Providers



Performs daily rounds on patients admitted into the department?s service. Consistently performs daily rounds in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Responds to critical or emergency care alerts within the hospital units. Consistently responds to emergent and critical alerts. Is responsive to supervising physician directives and orders, allowing for least amount of disruption to daily rounds.


Ensures continuity of care for patients, maintaining communication with the attending physician. Manages requests and notifications by pager and by phone, including necessary new orders for medications and other patient needs. Consistently coordinates patient care and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Provides assessment of patients and coordinates their care with the attending and referring physicians. Consistently performs complete and accurate patient assessments that require little to no physician rework. Consistently assesses patients in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Reviews lab results, x-rays, and other test results with physicians, and organizes information for rounds. Consistently performs complete and accurate review of patient results. Consistently reviews and communicates results in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Under the guidelines of state and federal licensing, and according to hospital policies, performs patient procedures as ordered by the physicians. Consistently performs patient procedures with skill in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Serves as a point of contact for inpatient activities for nursing staff and physicians regarding admissions and discharges. Consistently coordinates admissions and discharges and manages communications in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction. Actions have a positive impact on patient LOS.


Participates in cross coverage sign outs with physicians when appropriate. Consistently coordinates and communicates between shifts in such a manner that meets or exceeds patient care needs and physician satisfaction.


Assist in reviewing and collecting data for use in quality improvement and for monitoring outcomes. Consistently provides support in review and collection of data. Responds to requests for data as needed.




Bachelors, Required

Required: Graduate of a NP or PA educational program


Preferred: 1 year clinical experience specific to practice as a NP or PA preferred



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

Required: Valid NC RN License, (or RN license from a compact state) AND NC NP license


Valid NC PA license

Required: DEA registration


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