Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: SAD003759
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Orange Coast Medical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behavior consistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support MemorialCare Medical Centers’ strategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patient safety activities.
This position is responsible for providing oversight to the Stroke Program and requires the understanding of- and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Saddleback Medical Center. Responsibilities include meeting and sustaining the requirements for Stroke Center Certification by ensuring compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC) standards of care and the stroke center’s growth.
Provides oversight for the Stroke Program.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in diagnosis, management, and evaluation of actual or
potential needs of patients and families in this patient population.
Oversees data management and analysis as it pertains to performance improvement and growth of the Program.
Functions as a change agent to improve patient care.
Guides staff members in gaining and retaining clinical knowledge and skills.
Serves as a resource to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making skills as it pertains to the
Knowledge of current research, and strength in translating research into practice.
Promotes a collaborative practice environment.
Serves as liaison between Facility and regulatory agencies as it pertains to Stroke-Neurology Receiving Center
Develops and implements ongoing program-specific education.
Involved with Community Outreach for stroke awareness and prevention.
Meets and sustains the requirements for local and national (OCEMS, The Joint Commission) Stroke Center Certification.
Be at work andbe on time
Follow company policies, procedures and directives
Interact in a positive and constructive manner
Prioritize and multitask
Requires strong working knowledge of Stroke Program management and development, performance improvement tools and methodologies, and effective analytical, organizational, and communication skills with the ability to direct projects and assist with team building. Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred