April 11, 2022
    Healdsburg, California
    Job Type




    Base Salary - USD $131,664 to $226,345


    Full Benefits

    Relocation Assistance Available

    Job Summary:

    This position will assist in setting operational, financial and patient care/clinical goals and work in a team-oriented environment. Responsible for directing and coordinating patient care and providing support for the staff of the Emergency Department. The position will also work under the direction of Stroke Program Medical Director in regard to audits and analyzing data from Code Stroke patients, order sets and discharge summaries; provides continual process improvements; coordinates Stroke Committee meetings; provides community outreach and education regarding stroke awareness and treatment; participates in stroke program network activities; maintains Stroke Program Certification and maintains all policies and procedures.


    Essential Functions:

    Establishes standards of care for all patient ages and needs by assuring compliance with regulatory agency requirements.

    Establishes criteria for assessing and reassessing patients through their ED visit.

    Develops criteria for plans of care at all stages through the ED visit.

    Establishes competency requirements for the various roles and communicates to all staff; facilitates education of all staff to address standards of care.

    Sets the standard for the department regarding interdisciplinary relationships and the need for collaboration between departments.

    Develops and maintains professional relationships with physicians, ensuring that physicians are able to communicate their needs and have an opportunity to express opinions or concerns.

    Determine the documentation needs based on regulations, policy and standards of care.

    Establishes standards of patient care using components of the nursing process.

    Develops/revises policies based on evidence based practices and standards of care for both the Emergency Department and the Stroke Program. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of relevant Hospital policies and procedures and assures compliance by staff.

    Participates at Hospital Leadership level with establishing goals for the organization, collaborating with physicians, staff and administration.

    Collaboration with Human Resources to direct hiring, counseling and termination processes. Follows all policies and procedures regarding the process.

    Participates in budget process: creating the budget and meeting the expectations of the budget. Enforces staffing levels are maintained with budget expenses.

    Assures customer satisfaction is maintained oat or above established benchmarks. Ensures that daily call backs are completed.

    Creates an environment that enables the facility to fulfill its mission and meet/exceed goals.  Holds regularly scheduled staff meetings providing current information, training, safety education and performance improvement.

    Stroke Coordinator role is responsible for quality assessment and performance improvement efforts to address priorities for improved quality of care and patient safety identified by the Stroke Committee.

    Minutes of the Stroke Committee meetings and appropriate quality indicator reports are submitted quarterly to the Medicine Committee, Quality Council, Medical Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.

    Maintains Joint Commission Certification of the Stroke Program.

    Stroke Program; takes an active role in job specific stroke education and training.

    Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of relevant Hospital policies and procedures and assures compliance by staff.

    Assesses and conducts staff performance/competencies prior to due date.

    Effectively coaches and counsels staff regarding performance on an ongoing basis.

    Assures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements.

    Monitors the daily activities of the department and personnel.

    Provides supervision and training to the department employees.

    Ensures the health, safety, cleanliness and security of the work environment. Ensures that staff are following established safety and infection control policies and procedures. Appropriate paperwork and reporting is completed accurately and timely.

    Performs other duties as assigned to support the hospital’s objectives.


    Minimum Position Requirements:

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.


    5 years Acute hospital clinical experience with at least 3 years in the Emergency Department.

    2 years Progressive managerial experience.


    Current California Registered Nursing License.

    Current BLS.

    Current ACLS.

    Current PALS.

    Preferred Position Qualifications:

    Education: Master's Degree in Nursing.


    The hospital has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of the hospital of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with the hospital include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of the hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as our Medical Group, as well as the Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

    Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

    Do you currently hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing?

    Do you have the following certification/licensure - Current CA RN License; current BLS; ACLS and PALS?

    Do you have Acute Care experience in Emergency Department and/or Stroke Program setting?

    Do you have a minimum of 2-3 years Progressive managerial experience?

    Do you have a minimum of 5 years Acute hospital clinical experience with at least 3 years in the Emergency Department?


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