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Providence Health & Services Regional Stroke Director in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a Regional Stroke Director to Providence California Regional Services in Mission Hills, CA

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We are seeking a Regional Stroke Director who will be responsible to lead and coordinate efforts to develop and maintain a system of stroke care to include neurocritical care within the Providence Health Services and the southern CA Region that includes the LA Service Area and the Orange county/High Desert Service Area. He/she will oversee clinical management, data and technology to support program development and growth within the PHSCA stroke and neurocritical care system. This position will serve as the lead expert in comprehensive stroke and neurocritical care services from the pre-hospital setting through the continuum of patient care. She/he will oversee imaging, radiology and telehealth services to affect quality and efficiency of care. The Director will ensure RN, technologists and staff competencies and implement best evidence-based neuroscience protocols and guidelines. In addition, specific areas include:

Standardized evidence-based clinic practice guidelines.

The Joint Commission and DNV-GL regulatory requirements for stroke certifications.

Quality metrics in neurocritical care.

Performance improvement system

Educational materials for patients/families regarding stroke care.

Implementation of technologies associated with stroke care, i.e. teleneurology, ICU monitoring, imaging.

Relationships with outlying facilities and non-Providence partners.

Transfer of patients between facilities.

Maintenance of data and PI processes.

Neurocritical Care patient populations.

In this position you will:

  • Develop Stroke System of Care:

  • Implement strategies and tactics necessary to achieve a highest-quality Stroke System of Care

  • Create a systematic, coordinated approach to stroke care across the region, including standardized evidence-based clinical practice guidelines integration

  • Develop a system for access to stroke care in conjunction with the local and regional leaders

  • Achievement of quality initiatives: Comprehensive Stroke Center certification, neuroscience quality reporting per the region and Providence Health and Services. Includes development of new programs associated with neurocritical care and stroke

  • Maintain data abstraction and analysis for stroke and neurocritical care

  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies governing neuroscience care, and rules, policy, and laws of accrediting agencies

  • Clinical Operations:

  • Engage physicians and staff in neuroscience clinical management integration

  • Establish, maintain and evaluate sustainable processes for patient care

  • Partner with neuroscience coordinators in the development and implementation of evidence-based processes to support excellence in neuroscience care

  • Growth and Fiscal Responsibilities:

  • Develop outreach and educational programs in conjunction with EMS, community agencies, and rural health services for stroke and neurocritical care services

  • Initiate program and service development, evaluation, and restructuring to meet changing market needs

  • Actively interact with urban hospitals and communities, physicians (internal and external) to facilitate increased access to neuroscience services

  • Ensure optimal use of resources to provide best neuroscience outcomes and services


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse, Physical Therapist or Occupational Therapist in the State of California or eligible to be licensed in the State of California

  • 5 years Stroke coordination and telestroke

  • Working within healthcare systems

  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and flexibility in working with administrators, physicians and multidisciplinary teams

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Healthcare

About the Region you will serve.

For nearly 70 years, Providence Health & Services, Southern California, has provided quality and compassionate health care, building on a tradition of excellence, innovation, teamwork and outreach to those most in need.

Anchored by five award-winning comprehensive medical centers, Providence provides a full spectrum of care that includes a range of specialties, signature services, outpatient and home care and the well-regarded Providence Medical Institute, a group of physicians and primary and urgent care clinics throughout the greater San Fernando Valley and South Bay. Providence is focused on providing the communities it serves with preventive care, education and leading-edge diagnostics and treatment. The organization includes numerous outreach programs. hospice and home care and even our own Providence High School, a Blue Ribbon college-preparatory campus.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Nurse Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 316318