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Methodist Hospital

Mgr Clinical Stroke Prgm

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 673094

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Methodist Hospital

Manager Clinical Stroke Program

Clinical Outcomes Department

Full Time - Exempt

Day Shift


Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Clinical Outcomes Department. Submit your application today!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Manager will assume responsibility for the coordination and direction of the stroke program. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the stroke protocol program. He/she directs, plans, and facilitates all protocols for care of the stroke patient in collaboration with the medical staff, sub-specialists, nursing and medical teams, and ancillary services. Must ensure that the stroke protocol program is in constant compliance with JCAHO, State, and other regulatory agencies.

Essential Duties:

  • Coordinates stroke services/systems and protocols to ensure compliance with appropriate governing agencies. Demonstrates excellence in practice through full role functions: practitioner, educator, consultant, and leader.
  • Develops and reviews policies and procedures in relation to stroke care of patients. Develops and implements stroke protocols, participates in stroke patient rounds to identify issues and evaluate solutions.
  • Serves as a liaison with pre-hospital providers, other stroke centers, tertiary centers, regional hospitals, and community and government agencies. Develops and maintains quality improvement to obtain objective data for overall analysis of the stroke program and development of improved methods of care to ensure quality stroke care.
  • Actively participates and represents in local, state, regional, and national organizations that support stroke patient care.
  • Assists in monitoring quality and identifies areas for improvement in the care or protocols.
  • Manages the orientation and training, staff development, problem resolution, and evaluating protocol performance.
  • The job responsibilities of this position may include cross training in other functions to ensure satisfactory operation of the stroke program.
  • Responsible for the participation in the stroke education activities carried out. 
  • Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System and demonstrates excellent customer service at all times.
  • Understands and is committed to helping the Methodist Healthcare System and its associated facilities achieve its goals.  
  • Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules; must use appropriate safety equipment and procedures at all times; must immediately report all unsafe conditions to supervisors; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools or materials encompassed by job duties; and must check with supervisors (prior to job performance) if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function. 
  • Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or the Code of Conduct itself. 
  • Completes other duties as assigned  


  • Minimum Education and Experience: Graduate of a school of nursing with a Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum three years of hospital nursing experience.
  • Must have recent experience and proficiency with computer databases, word processing, and spreadsheet programs.
  • Minimum License and Certificates Required: Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas. NIH Stroke Scale certification.

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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