The Stroke Resource RN is responsible for responding to all stroke activations in the ED. They will work collaboratively with the ED staff to coordinate and facilitate care of the stroke patient and ensure time goals are met for optimal patient outcomes. This RN acts as the liaison between ED, ICU, Charge RN and Access Center to coordinate efficient throughput, safe care, and handoff. During the time the RN isn’t facilitating the care of acute stroke patients in the ED, they will round on stroke patients in the ED/ICU, assist with transport of the stroke patient, and be available to assist staff as needed. They will act as a patient/family liaison in an effort to promote patient family centered care.
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
Experience (required and preferred):