Requisition Number: 58375
City: Colorado Springs
Physical Location: PSF-PENROSE HOSPITAL
Department Name: PSF STROKE PROGRAM
Status: Part Time - Benefits Elig
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hours per Pay Period: 64
Required Education: BSN Preferred
Required Experience: 3 - 5years
Certificate/Licensure: Colorado RN License
Contact Information: Brennon Watts
Under the direction of the Stroke Coordinator, the Stroke Nurse Specialist will be available for in-patient rounding and follow up care of the stroke patients. This position will act independently in assessing patients care and the need for further care and follow-up. The Stroke Nurse will assist the Stroke Coordinator with staff and community education. This individual will evaluate and suggest improvements to the clinical program as an on-going portion of the Stroke Program.
Graduate from a NLN or AACN accredited nursing program. BSN required, MSN preferred. Min 4 years nursing exp; 1 yr exp in stroke and/or neuroscience preferred. Current CO RN license required. Certification in neurological nursing preferred. BLS required by date of hire. In-patient rounding & follow up care of stroke patients.
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is part of Centura Health, a faith-based hospital system sponsored by Adventist Health System and Catholic Health Initiatives.