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Stroke Coordinator - RN Weekends

Company: The Medical Center of Aurora
Location: Aurora
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: Weekends Only
SCHEDULE: Part-time
Salary Estimate: $63627.20 - $95680.00 / year
Learn more about the benefits offered for this job.

The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.

Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Stroke Coordinator!

At the Medical Center of Aurora, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Our hospital is a certified Primary Stroke Center, and this designation demonstrates our commitment to excellence in stroke care. Our stroke care program features:

  • 24/7 neurosurgical services for hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke patients
  • 24/7 on-call neurology coverage
  • A skull-base neurosurgeon specializing in cerebrovascular services
  • AirLife Denver for rapid transport to our medical center
  • Neurological rehabilitation (neurorehabilitation)
  • Stroke Alert Program
  • Stroke support group

Our Stroke Team is a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

The Stroke Coordinator delivers nursing and collaborative medical aspects of care to specific populations within the scope and standards of practice set by the American Nurses Association. Here are some things you will do:

  • Your role collaborates with the physicians and interdisciplinary team members to review the plan of care and intervene when necessary to ensure adequate delivery of quality health care in a cost effective way. 
  • Your role utilizes baccalaureate prepared nursing knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology, and the Stroke Coordinator exercises nursing judgment in patient assessment, and assists the neurologists, hospitalists and emergency medicine physicians with diagnosis and initiation of certain delegated medical processes and procedures. 
  • The ultimate goal of the Stroke Coordinator is to improve continuity of patient care and facilitate patient flow throughout the health care continuum. 
  • Your role provides leadership through planning, organizing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the care provided for patients.
  • You will actively participate in program development for the stroke and neurovascular service line in collaboration with, and under the direction of the Stroke Medical Director and Neuroscience Service Line Chair.

Requirements for this role are:

  • Current licensure in the State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse, or current active multistate Registered Nurse license. Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross and ACLS Certification. Current advanced certification preferred.
  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.  Completion of an accredited program for Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required.
  • 2 years’ experience in neurology, critical care or internal medicine.  Possesses advanced knowledge of theory and practice as evidenced by credentials, peer review and performance evaluation.     
  • Performs independent nursing assessments, but works interdependently with the physician.  Demonstrates an advanced level of expertise by incorporating critical thinking nursing practice. 
  • The Stroke Coordinator is accountable for his/her action. 
  • Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the Standards of Practice at TMCA.  Displays appropriate judgment and problem solving skills. 
  • Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assume a leadership role with the health care team in planning and in the delivery of patient care.
  • Degree of Supervision Required:  Involves general guidance and direction by the Neuroscience Service Line Director, Chief Nursing Officer and Medical Director of Stroke Program and/or Neuroscience Service Line Chair.  Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.   

The Medical Center of Aurora (TMCA) is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. As part of HealthONE, recognized as the #1 large healthcare system in the country by IBM Watson Health, TMCA is comprised of five campuses including Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, and Saddle Rock ER. TMCA offers more than 60 medical specialties, including advanced cardiovascular services, robotic surgery, the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute, Chest Pain Center, Colorado Chiari Institute, and more. Ranked among the top hospitals in the nation for exceptional care, TMCA is the recipient of many prestigious quality awards including being named one of the top 100 hospitals in the country by IBM Watson Health in 2020.

Other awards include, eight consecutive ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group, ranked as a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World, a five-star rating for overall quality from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals - which places TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. A Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, TMCA is the first community hospital in the Denver-metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. For more information on our full-range of medical specialties and programs, visit

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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