Boulder Community Hospital RN Joint Replacement Program Coord in Boulder, Colorado
Part-time - 12 hours a week - Days
Mon-Thurs, 4-8 hour shifts
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POSITION SUMMARY The Joint Replacement and Stroke Program Coordinator is a registered professional nurse who demonstrates expertise in providing advanced nursing process skills to the stroke patient population throughout the continuum of care.
Education or Formal Training
Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)
- Current Colorado RN License
- Certified Stroke Registered Nurse (CSRN) and Orthopaedic Nurse Certified (ONC) preferred
- Membership – American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) and National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) preferred
- BLS Certification by the end of the conditional period
Knowledge, Skill and Ability 1. Demonstrates competence in caring for and managing patients with joint replacements and strokes. 2. Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills. 3. Demonstrates a collaborative approach with all disciplines, prioritizing patient-centered care.
- Experience with joint replacement & stroke patient population preferred
- Experience with patient education preferred
- Minimum 5 years RN experience preferred
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES
- Accomplish tasks while working under pressure of consistent deadlines.
- Work in artificial light and sits for a substantial amount of time.
- Ability to accomplish tasks and maintain ENCORE Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Coordination with Medical Staff Stroke Program Director for maintenance and growth of the Primary Stroke program, evaluation of outcomes and performance improvement.
- Coordination with medical staff and surgical staff for maintenance and growth of the Joint Replacement program, evaluation of outcomes and performance improvement.
- Development of multidisciplinary Stroke committee, co-chairing with Stroke Medical Director and development of committee agenda.
- Development of multidisciplinary Joint Replacement committee and development of committee agenda.
- Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of work practices/responsibilities.
- Develops linkages with the community to increase access to Stroke center and Joint Replacement resources.
- Demonstrates organizational, time-management, and priority-setting skills.
- Ensures accuracy and completeness of work and documentation within the appropriate timeline.
- Demonstrates self-direction and flexibility in performance of job responsibilities.
- Participates in the design of the internal/external marketing of the programs.
- Participates in community screening events and lectures.
- Develops and presents public education programs, for prevention, diagnosis, recognition and treatment of Stroke.
- Supports physician community lectures on Joint Replacement in conjunction with Medical Staff office and Public Relations.
- Assess and facilitates communication within the Joint Replacement and Stroke programs including other departments that impact the diagnostic process, treatment and care of these patients.
- Develop and collaborate on patient teaching materials.
- Writing, reviewing, and revising Joint Replacement and Stroke Program policies, procedures, protocols, and practice standards.
- Initiates and maintains disease-specific Joint Commission certification as Primary Stroke and Joint Replacement Center.
- Staff development regarding care of the Joint Replacement and Stroke patient populations, and development of related materials and input on related PI projects.
- Educates staff, physicians and the community on evidence based practice for Joint Replacement and Stroke.
Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.
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