Program Coordinator at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Carrollwood

Job Description


"Program Coordinator" AdventHealth Carrollwood

Location Address: 7171 North Dale Mabry Highway Tampa, Florida 33614

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Carrollwood

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance


Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time  


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Responsible for serving as the campus(es) stroke program clinical content expert through skilled knowledge of clinical stroke evidence-based guidelines, national accreditation standards and regulatory (state and federal) stroke program requirements. Responsible for maintaining knowledge of current trends and clinical practice by attending national conferences, continuing education programs and review of current evidence-based literature.

  • Leads the stroke interdisciplinary committee(s), in partnership with the stroke medical director to improve clinical performance, standardize clinical processes, ensure compliance with accreditation and regulatory standards. Responsible for identifying variations in care and leads the development of corrective action plans to improve performance. Leads mortality and morbidity committee (as assigned) to review clinical opportunities to improve clinical outcomes.

  • Leads the initial and ongoing national accreditation process for assigned campus(es) by leading readiness rounds, mock stroke alerts, education, and maintaining documentation to meet all accreditation standards. During accreditation site visits serves as stroke program lead for the campus, including formulation of any corrective actions, in collaboration with campus Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Medical Officer to maintain stroke accreditation.

  • Coordinate the development and deployment stroke educational plans communicating updates on outcomes, process changes, stoke awareness and regulatory requirements across assigned campuses and Emergency medical services (EMS) agencies. In addition, responsible for coordinating community education events to raise stroke awareness and prevention strategies.

  • Responsible for continuously evaluating stroke program metric performance, ensuring accurate public reporting of process and registry measures. Ensures registry outcome data accurately reflects clinical care provided, shares outcomes routinely with committees and clinical campus leadership. Responsible for providing real-time feedback to campuses on stroke patients and processes to drive performance improvement.

  • Responsible for rounding on stroke patients across the campus(es) to provide additional patient, family and staff education to improve stroke outcomes (risk factor modification, etc). Participates in multi-disciplinary rounds with stroke medical director, to identify care gap closures related to stroke to ensure a safe and timely discharge. Responds and participates in stroke alert events to support clinical team. Responsible for completing 90-Day follow-up calls to determine patient outcomes as well as to provide any additional education and support.


The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the job. Responsibilities are subject to change


What You Will Need:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

  • Current BLS Certification

•         Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

•         Knowledge of process improvement strategies

•         Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information in understandable terms to all levels of staff

•         Ability to manage multiple competing priorities to achieve organizational goals

•         Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Knowledgeable in EHR and chart review and interpretation of care standards. Strong quantitative, analytical, organizational, problem solving and project management skills.

  • Three to five years of nursing leadership experience required.

  • NIHSS Stroke Certification
  • Maintains 8 hours of annual stroke education

•         Advanced knowledge of adult neuroscience and stroke nursing practice

•         Strong leadership, organization, and collaboration skills

  • Basic to intermediate computers skills – Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and other tools

  • Able to prioritize, handle multiple projects, and achieve goals on time. Able to work independently. Must be self-motivated.

  • Able to work with cross-functional teams and function as team member for projects.

  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, senior management, healthcare team members and other departments and/or external agencies.
  • Must demonstrate integrity, sound judgment, demonstrated leadership skills, and strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to approach staff about quality issues with tact and diplomacy.

  • Advanced clinical knowledge and teaching and communication skills


Job Summary:

The Stroke Coordinator, in collaboration with stroke medical directors and campus clinical leadership, are responsible for the coordination of clinical excellence in stroke care across the continuum of AdventHealth Carrollwood.  At assigned campuses, the coordinator functions as a key decision maker for the interdisciplinary team, which is responsible for monitoring and improving stroke program performance as well as national accreditation requirements.  The coordinator facilitates the development and implementation of stroke-related educational initiatives for staff, patients, community and emergency medical services.  The coordinator leads campus interdisciplinary teams in performance improvement and the incorporation of evidence-based practice protocols into the daily operations of the stroke program.  The coordinator is responsible for analyzing outcomes to determine root causes of variation and developing corrective actions to improve stroke outcomes and performance.  The coordinator works with community and professional organizations to further community education and awareness about stroke prevention and treatment.  The coordinator actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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