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Comprehensive Stroke Center - Program Manager - Registered Nurse

Weston, Florida
Job Type
3 Sep 2022
Why Cleveland Clinic? Because here you can make an impact in the lives of our patients and our community. At Cleveland Clinic, you'll be surrounded by individuals who are committed to making a meaningful difference.

The Program Manager Registered Nurse for the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Cleveland Clinic Weston develops and implements inpatient and outpatient stroke-related performance improvement plans and processes and coordinates efforts across the participating departments/institutes, including the Intensive Care Units and Emergency Department. The Program Manager sets priorities for Primary and Comprehensive Stroke Centers by developing initiatives and managing operations associated with facilitating performance improvement teams. The role includes auditing patient records, analyzing and presenting data, coordinating education, and creating and implementing process improvements. A minimum of 1 year of experience as a Stroke Coordinator is required. RN experience in either Intensive Care Unit or Emergency Department is strongly preferred.

If career growth, providing world-class care to our community, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths are what matter most to you, then we encourage you to consider Cleveland Clinic. Join us, and you'll experience the difference of a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Drives program development and performance improvement initiatives.
  • Assumes responsibility for the formation of teams and assures all appropriate clinical areas are
  • represented.
  • Coordinates team meetings, prepares and maintains documentation, facilitates teams by using appropriate
  • performance improvement methodology.
  • Leads annual accreditation preparation, presentation and response processes.
  • Responsible for assessing, planning and directing, implementing and evaluating all activities assigned to the department.
  • Educates and/or organizes educational activities for continuum of care providers (staff, nursing, APRN's,
  • Residents, etc.) in conjunction with the Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC) nursing staff to keep current with AHA/ASA recommendations and updated standards of care.
  • Collaborates with senior nurse and physician leadership in strategic and operational planning related to current and future programs within the Center. Develops education programs and resources to support best nursing practices and specialty needs of the Center.
  • Responsible for proving support including special projects and new business development.
  • Maintains current knowledge of Joint Commission disease specific certification and other regulatory

agency standards.

  • Ensures nursing and clinical practice in accordance with philosophy, standards and objectives of the

Cleveland Clinic.

  • Administers and directs Florida CSC stroke program.
  • Functions as primary resource to Neuro Center Director, physician and professional staff to facilitate overall operations of Florida Stroke Program.
  • Responsibilities include development and maintenance of an ongoing process and quality improvement program.
  • Serves as a primary resource to Florida locations regarding nursing practices of stroke patients.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other departmental staff for problem identification and resolution, coordinating with other departments. Collaborates with the policies and procedures that guide and support the provisions of department services.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates objectives and outcomes within the Neuro program to continuously assess and improve performance of care and services provided.
  • Establishes quality measurement and improvement priorities in collaboration with Neuro Center
  • Identifies applicable regulatory requirements that affect the Stroke program and collaborates with affected department to develop performance improvement plans and processes. Facilitate PI teams and works with all areas caring for stroke patients to develop internal clinical management systems that adhere to regulatory guidelines.


  • BSN required
  • Master's degree in nursing or Heath Care Administration preferred


  • N/A


  • Current Florida State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification from the National Institute of Neurological.
  • Disorders and Stroke is required within first 30 days.
  • (Certified SCRN) Stroke Certified Registered Nurse preferred

Complexity of Work:

     Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work autonomously

     Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Work Experience:

     Minimum of three years with appropriate patient population.

     RN with strong clinical background with stroke patients

Physical Requirements:

     Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.

     Will require periods of sitting, standing and the ability to travel to various locations throughout the

Cleveland Clinic Florida, must have normal or corrective vision, ability to clearly communicate verbally by phone.

     Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

     Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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  • Job Reference: 703253810-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cleveland Clinic
  • Location: Weston, Florida
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent