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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Stroke Coordinator in Decatur, Georgia

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Coordinates care from admission to discharge of stroke patients.

  • Leads the multi-disciplinary stroke team.

  • Provides knowledge and skill in the care of stroke patients and serves as a resource to staff, the interdisciplinary team and community caring for the patient within their specific area.

  • Maintains QA data with the goals of achieving clinical excellence, including obtaining and maintaining certification/accreditation requirements.

  • Provides education and training in accordance to data results and trends identified.

  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures, order sets and pathways to improve quality of care and program development.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited nursing school.

  • Four years experience as a Registered Nurse, with one in the area of concentration.

  • Must have a valid, active unencumbered Nursing license or temporary permit approved by the Georgia Licensing Board.

  • BLS and Healthcare Provider certifications required, ACLS preferred.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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Division Emory Healthcare Inc.

Campus Location Decatur, GA, 30033

Campus Location US-GA-Decatur

Department EHI Office of Quality

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Job Number 90291

Job Category Nursing

Schedule 8a-4:30p

Standard Hours 40 Hours

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