Stroke Nurse Navigator

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Stroke Nurse Navigator-1700166


Job Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, the Stroke Nurse Navigator provides oversight and coordination of all elements of the Stroke Program at Stony Brook University Medical Center under the guidance and supervision of the Stroke Program Coordinator and the Medical Director of the Stroke Program. Responsibilities include the planning, organizing, and evaluation of patient care within the program as well as compliance with regulatory bodies and national guidelines for stroke management. This position helps to develop and maintain high quality, evidence-based care through education and training to achieve optimal patient outcomes. This position supports the Stroke team and maintains a strong component of patient/family advocacy with day-to-day review and coordination of multidisciplinary services. http://tone.associationcareernetwork.com/Images/spacer.gif


Duties of a Stroke Nurse Navigator may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for coordination of the activities related to compliance with the regulatory requirements of TJC, the NYSDOH, GWTG and CMS
  • Oversight of the interdisciplinary care for acute ischemic stroke, TIA, non-traumatic ICH and SAH patients
  • Provide real time feedback and education for staff , maintaining the stroke inpatient list and assist in performing concurrent chart reviews to ensure medical record documentation for all acute stroke patients is reliable and up to date for all quality process and outcome monitoring
  • Participate in updating and revising policies/procedures and standards
  • Participate in performance improvement activities, including data analysis (arrival indicators, performance measures, and outpatient data), action planning, internal reporting, and provision of feedback to frontline and executive staff at monthly quality meetings
  • Assure timely submission of data to the Joint Commission, GWTG-Stroke [core measures] and to the New York State Department of Health (annually via HERDS and email)
  • Participate in the development of educational materials and education of all non-clinical and clinical (assistive staff, RN, PA, MD, rehabilitation medicine, nutrition, social work, care management) staff, stroke patients and their caregivers
  • Participate in community outreach and education activities including EMS
  • Coordinate and assist facilitation of monthly Stroke Support Group Meetings
  • Provide monthly feedback to area hospitals on transferred patients
  • Perform other related duties

This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards. The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.

Qualifications:


Required: Minimum of 5 years in nursing practice with focus on clinical care of stroke patients. BSN required. Current New York State RN License


Preferred: 2 years in critical care experience. Certification in Specialty and/or NIHSS certification. Experience in data collection and statistical analysis utilizing tools including Microsoft Excel and Office Products. Experience in clinical project management including team facilitation, clinical data measurement/analysis, and process improvement. Experience with regulatory review processes and associated reporting



Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.



The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.



Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING(631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Senior Instructional Support Specialist
Job Field: Nursing
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Neurology-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5pmNeurology-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Feb 28, 2017
Posting End Date: Mar 30, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL4

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