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RN Cardiovascular Stroke Quality Coordinator

Denver, CO, United States


SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

The Cardiovascular and Stroke Program Quality Coordinator is an individual who demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to lead the stroke services team and partner with the cardiovascular service line in providing specialized care to the stroke and CV patient population.

The coordinator:
  • Accountable for oversight of the clinical stroke and cardiovascular service line,
  • Responsible for reporting to stroke and CV reporting agencies (Get with the Guidelines, ACC/NCDR, Core Measures) 
  • Assures all patients receive comprehensive and timely treatment and interventions that are consistent with Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center’s defined Clinical Practice Guidelines.
  • Works to obtain and/or maintain certification of the stroke and chest pain programs through relevant accrediting agencies.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of program development, implementation, evaluation and marketing.
  • Develops a sustainable framework for maintenance and accomplishment of external certification processes,
  • Leads initiatives for enhanced clinical and quality programs.
  • Functions as a liaison between the physicians, nursing staff, allied healthcare professionals, patients and their families. 
  • Organizes, coordinates, and facilitates programmatic meetings and performs delegated management duties as assigned by the VP of Quality which are consistent with her/his scope of practice and competence. 
  • Manages data and is the service line contact person for all process improvement and quality data related to the stroke and cardiovascular service line. This may involve obtaining information from Meditech, and chart review as well as direct communication with clinicians and patients and data entry, maintenance of spreadsheets, preparing reports, coordination with contracted abstraction entitites, and participation in quality improvement activities as assigned for the Stroke Program and CV services quality   
  • Provides input for the budget process, staffing and identifies opportunities for cost-effective strategies.  .  
  • Supports the mission, vision, values, goals and objectives of Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center and HealthONE.

The scope and complexity of the CV and Stroke Program quality coordinator position will vary based on program growth and variety of services, number of medical staff, the activity level of admissions, discharges and transfers per day, and the education resources available.


For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families from across the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions. P/SL features Advanced Centers for Minimally Invasive/Robotic Surgery, Cardiovascular Services, Cancer Care and Bone Marrow Transplants, Pediatrics, Maternal-Fetal Care, Orthopedics/Spine, Solid Organ Transplants, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Wound Healing, Infectious Diseases and more. P/SL is one of the largest hospitals in Colorado. 


  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Colorado Registered Nurse License
  • Current BLS required (American Heart Association)
  • Nurse Practitioner preferred
  • Previous experience as a nurse. 
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of theory and practice in professional nursing as evidenced by credentials, peer review and performance evaluation. 
Special Qualifications:  
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrates good critical thinking skills.
  • Displays leadership and problem solving skills. 
  • Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
  • Group presentation skills. 
  • Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of specialty. 
  • Present a positive health image. 
  • Self-directed and innovative.

Facility: Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
Job ID: 03166-77689
Category: Case Management
Contract: Full-time
Shift: No Weekends
Job Class: Regular

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