Stroke Transfer Coordinator/UKHC

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Job Title:

Stroke Transfer Coordinator/UKHC

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Working Title:

Stroke Transfer Coordinator/UKHC

Department Name:

H7100:Neuroscience Services

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Required Related Experience:

3 years

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Active Kentucky RN license, Temporary Work Permit (TWP), or active compact state RN license that is in good standing American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider valid for at least 6 months after employment date
NIHSS and ACLS certification

Physical Requirements:

Staff must be able to push/pull at least 50lbs. Staff must be able to provide excellent and efficient primary patient care in a transport setting (by ground in an ambulance, rotary aircraft or fixed-wing aircraft).


Must be able to work three, 12-hour, shifts per week 7PM to 730AM; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary:

RNs in the Stroke Transfer Coordinator role will work in conjunction with the stroke program coordinator, respond to stroke alerts, perform data collection and auditing and manage stroke alert patient throughout the care continuum.The position of the Stroke Transfer Coordinator/UKHC is necessary for the safe, effective and efficient care of the patient.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Critical thinking, attention to detail, flourishes in high pressure situations, able to effectively communicate with multidisciplinary teams.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Stroke/neuroscience/ICU background

Deadline to Apply:


University 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.




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Posted: 3/6/2021
Application Due: 3/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time