RN Stroke Coordinator – Performance Improvement

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LifePoint Health
November 2, 2020
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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RN Stroke Coordinator – Performance Improvement in Las Cruces, NM at Memorial Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/1/2020

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About Us

Accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), Memorial Medical Center is a licensed 298-bed acute care facility. The hospital offers a full range of comprehensive care including the latest in diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services, both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. For more information on Memorial Medical Center please visit:

Job Description

Memorial Medical Center

Collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process; provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records.


Principal Accountabilities


  • Analyzes patient records, program files, reports and other stroke related data to ensure approval standards by the TJC and NM ReTRAC. Creates charts or graphs and analyzes statistics and presents stroke data at the Stroke Committee, as well as, other committees and meetings. Co-Chairs the hospital Stroke Committee with the Stroke Medical Director.
  • Prepares stroke incidence reports and analyzes statistical data of the stroke program activities for audit review, administrative review, and physician review.
  • Abstracts and analyzes medical records. Analyzes medical records of re-admitted patients for current follow-up and/or secondary treatment.
  • Coordinates and facilitates stroke educational activities as required for physicians, staff, patients and the community.
  • Works with hospital stroke medical director and/or other hospital department directors and managers to identify stroke program needs through compilation of stroke data.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Medical Center policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Collaborates with quality team to improve patient outcomes and impact overall patient experience
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Minimum Education: Graduate of a School of Nursing.  BSN preferred.


Minimum Experience:  Three(3) years clinical nursing experience in Neuroscience, Intensive Care,Emergency Medicine, or acute Med/Surg.



  • Current NM license/permit to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

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