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RN Registered Nurse Chest Pain/Stroke Coordinator

Company: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


 
LewisGale Hospital Montgomery (LGHM) is located in the beautiful mountainous region of Virginia. Montgomery is located in the backyard of the Virginia Tech University campus.  LGHM is a HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) hospital and are considered a 146-bed acute care facility. Most importantly, we hold a distinction for being a Magnet Facility and are recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer.  Consider being a part of making a difference in our community by joining our facility!
 

Job Duties Include:

  • Delivers on-going education to employees and providers related to disease specific processes.
  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly abstractions related to stroke and chest pain patients. 
  • Respond to all chest pain and stroke alerts while in-house to assist as needed and to ensure that treatment started within the defined timelines.
  • Assist in providing disease specific education to patients and perform daily survey of patients and families to evaluate the education they received.
  • Coordinates care of the acute stroke patient (CVA) and transient ischemic attach (TIA) patients across the continuum of care by collaborating with appropriate hospital departments and medical staff.
  • Works with Chest Pain Medical Director to assure continuity of care for cardiac patients.
  •  Reviews all STEMIs within 48 hours and disseminates information to CVSL team.
  • Works closely with our EMS liaison and our EMS to provide continuity of care and provide feedback on patient care.
  • Assures continuous quality improvement through data collection, analysis, and process improvement using internal QI.
  • Collaborates with clinical educators develop standardized patient teaching materials.
  • Performs concurrent review and consultation with healthcare team and patients during hospitalization.
  • Maintains current CPR certification and ACLS certification.

 

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE
 

Associate's degree Nursing

Required

3+ years of experience in hospital nursing

Required

2+ years of experience in units providing care to the neurological patient population                          

Required

Experience as a clinical nurse coordinator of a stroke program

Experience as clinical nurse coordinator of a chest pain program

Preferred

Preferred

 
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
  • Diploma or Associates Degree from a professional nursing program (required)
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
 
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Current Registered Nurse License in this state
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Why join HCA - LewisGale? 
  • Matching 401K
    • Low Deductibles for Health, Vision, and Dental
    • Team Culture
    • Passion for patient care
    • Career Advancement through Clinical Ladder
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program ($5,250/calendar year)
    • Student Loan Assistance Program ($1,800/calendar year)
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.”

 
 
 

 

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Keywords: LewisGale Hospital Montgomery, Blacksburg , RN Registered Nurse Chest Pain/Stroke Coordinator, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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