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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
- 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
- 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.
of an Accredited School of Nursing
Colorado Registered Nurse License
BLS required (American Heart Association)
experience as a nurse.
advanced knowledge of theory and practice in professional nursing as evidenced
by credentials, peer review and performance evaluation.
good organizational skills.
good critical thinking skills.
leadership and problem solving skills.
positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
- Able to
articulate and demonstrate knowledge of specialty.
a positive health image.