Mercy Health

  • STEMI/STROKE Program Coord

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Stroke Center
  • Overview

    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. We have opportunities for nurses who are inspired to pioneer new models of care and want to transform the healthcare experience. Work with advanced technology and innovative procedures. Be state of the art, and never stop exploring. We’re expanding to help our communities grow, offering an exceptional opportunity to join our team.


    Under the direction of the Director of Quality Improvement, the Stroke/STEMI Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of standards and regulatory requirements for designated Stroke Center Level III TCD and STEMI Center Level II TCD.  Supports the complex network of multiple disciplines and facilities that work in concert to provide high quality care for both stroke and STEMI patients.  This role collaborates with other coordinator representatives in the East Community to create an environment where those involved in delivering quality safe care and meet the TCD educational requirements. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values and Mercy Service Standards. 


    Position Qualifications:



    Education: Associate’s degree in a healthcare related field required.

    Licensure: Licensed as RN by Missouri State Board of Nursing.

    Experience: Minimum 3 years of healthcare experience required.


    Other skills & knowledge:

    (skills, knowledge, abilities)

    Past experiences must have demonstrated coordination/project management, good interpersonal skills and the ability to apply sound principles of management.  Must be proficient in use of personal computer and have ability to analyze data from various information systems.



    Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.


    Participates in building an effective stroke and STEMI network through physicians, clinicians, EMS and community outreach. Identifies and targets appropriate physician practices and immediate surrounding hospitals in Missouri for increased stroke and STEMI network support from the hospital. Serves as a liaison to EMS and community.


    Remains abreast of national and regional stroke and STEMI initiatives that are appropriate for adaptation within the East Communities and work toward implementation of identified strategies as part of overall comprehensive programs.


    Coordinates the professional education efforts of stroke and STEMI network program to provide specific education to nurses, paramedics, physicians and others in conjunction with community area health care providers.


    Coordinates all organizational certification/recertification requirements for Level III Stroke Center and Level II STEMI Center programs. 


    Organizes and facilitates stroke committee meetings and presents collected stroke data for analysis and improvement opportunities.


    Participates and presents collected STEMI data for analysis and improvement opportunities at the Cardiology Departmental meetings.


    Assists the Stroke Medical Director and STEMI Medical Director with upgrading protocols, policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Getting respect doesn’t come easy in healthcare. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!



    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care-that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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