Job Description

Center of Excellence Coordinator RN - Stroke Program

Part Time 32 hours weekly working at Northwest Medical Center in Tucson, AZ  ( Full time benefits )


What you'll do:

Act as a healthcare Superhero - Overseeing the daily operations and accreditation of the COE Stroke program.

Join a group of health care professionals highly dedicated to the positive outcomes of our patients.


Ensures that hospital resources are being used in the most efficient manner.

Coordinates and leads all activities for Service Line program using an interdisciplinary approach.

Responsibility for the operational and quality outcomes of service line for the defined population.        

Assesses and monitors the continuity of care for the defined patient population. Coordination of daily rounds and multi-disciplinary rounds.  Expedites and coordinates the delivery of services to facilitate a patient's progress through the continuum of care, from point of first contact, through the hospitalization period and post discharge to achieve desired  outcomes.

Assists in the development of patient care protocols and in updating patient care procedures for Service Line patients based on current literature/trends and evidence-based practice.

May perform other administrative functions as necessary. Reports to the Quality Manager / Director.


What we offer:

Our nurses enjoy a robust benefits package including health insurance, flexible scheduling, 100% licensure/certification renewal reimbursement, Tuition Reimbursement, and up to $20K for student loan payments.

We know it’s not just about finding a job. It’s about finding a place where you are respected, valued, and where your work is purposeful and fulfilling. A place where your talent is recognized, professional development is encouraged and career advancement is possible. 


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements        


Required:  Associates or Diploma in nursing program 
Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in nursing 


Three (3) years experience in clinical setting specific to defined patient population strongly preferred. 

Experience with program development, third party payers and marketing  preferred. 



Compile statistics; computer literacy, data entry, retrieval, reporting; input data into computer programs; interview others; research information; strong analytical and organizational skills; and team facilitation and meeting skills.  Excellent human relations and oral/written communications skills. 

Computer skills including word, excel, and graphic. Spanish speaking preferred. Physician liaison.



Required: Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC)  BLS. 

Preferred:  NIHSS clinical specialty certification ( National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale certification ) can be completed after hire


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


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