SCN Quality Specialist/UKHC

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Posting Details

Job TitleSCN Quality Specialist/UKHCRequisition NumberRE24942Working TitleDepartment NameH3999:EVPHAWork LocationLexington, KYGrade Level11Salary Range$25.71-42.94/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education


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3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

Licensed Nurse

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to sit at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; complete tasks with repetitive motions; and stand or walk with objects up to 25 lbs.



Job Summary

This position will work with Stroke Care Network directors to provide guidance and support for affiliated hospitals’ stroke programs, including operationalizing stroke best practices and standards, stroke center certification, quality abstraction, data management and analysis, performance improvement, and stroke program coordination. The SCN Quality Specialist will develop and maintain network, system, and affiliate-level quality reports as directed; work with network leaders and staff on annual report production; and serve as a liaison among affiliates.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Stroke care knowledge and background.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Related employment experience in a stroke care environment; current NIHSS certification; stroke CQI and certification.

Deadline to Apply10/27/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently licensed by the state of Kentucky as a Registered Nurse (RN) or eligible to obtain license by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you currently hold a Bachelor's degree or above in nursing (or will by date of hire)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least three full years of paid, full-time employment experience in nursing?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Please choose the response that best represents your years of full-time employment experience as a Registered Nurse in a Neuroscience setting.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * Select the option below that best describes the level of your knowledge regarding stroke quality measures:
    • None
    • Basic
    • Average
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  6. * Select the option below that best describes the level of your knowledge regarding stroke certification standards:
    • None
    • Basic
    • Average
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  7. * Do you currently hold NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS) and/or Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications?
    • Yes, NIHSS
    • Yes, ACLS
    • Yes, both NIHSS and ACLS
    • No
  8. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * University of Kentucky HealthCare seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, every time. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 10/15/2020
    Application Due: 1/13/2021
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