RN Stroke Program Manager FT Day Waterman at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/13/2022


Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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    Clinical/Medical Informatics
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


RN Stroke Program Manager -AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Waterman

  • Great Benefits
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time Days
  • Will cover Waterman and Fish Memorial campuses
You Will Be Responsible For:    
  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.

  • Responsible for serving as the 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 the clinical development and ongoing review of evidence-based clinical pathways to standardize stroke care across the continuum. Continually reviews clinical guidelines and updates clinical pathways to ensure delivery of evidence-based care. Responsible for leading stakeholder and interdisciplinary committee approval process for timely implementation and updates of clinical pathways (as assigned).
  • 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.

What You Will Need:

  •      Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other healthcare related field OR
  •      Five years of acute care, critical care, neuroscience, or stroke related nursing experience AND
  •     Two years of progressive leadership experience
  • Current, valid State of Florida license as Registered Nurse
  • Current BLS Certification


  • Advanced knowledge of adult neuroscience and stroke nursing practice
  • Strong leadership, organization, and collaboration skills
  • 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)

Job Summary:

The Stroke Program Manager, 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 Orlando.  At multiple assigned campuses, the manager 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 manager facilitates the development and implementation of stroke-related educational initiatives for staff, patients, community and emergency medical services.  The manager leads campus interdisciplinary teams in performance improvement and the incorporation of evidence-based practice protocols into the daily operations of the stroke program.  The manager is responsible for analyzing outcomes to determine root causes of variation and developing corrective actions to improve stroke outcomes and performance.  The manager works with community and professional organizations to further community education and awareness about stroke prevention and treatment.  The manager 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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