This position will work with Stroke Care Network directors to provide guidance and support for affiliated hospitals’ stroke programs, including operationalizing stroke best practices and standards, stroke center certification, quality abstraction, data management and analysis, performance improvement, and stroke program coordination. The SCN Quality Specialist will develop and maintain network, system, and affiliate-level quality reports as directed; work with network leaders and staff on annual report production; and serve as a liaison among affiliates.
Stroke care knowledge and background.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Related employment experience in a stroke care environment; current NIHSS certification; stroke CQI and certification.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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