Stroke Coordinator Nurse Career Guide

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A Stroke Coordinator Registered Nurse (RN) is a healthcare professional who plays a pivotal role in coordinating and managing the care of patients who have experienced a stroke. This specialty involves a combination of clinical expertise, leadership and patient advocacy to ensure that stroke patients receive timely and effective care.

A Stroke Coordinator RN serves as a point of


To become a Stroke Coordinator RN, you need to start by completing a nursing program and obtaining a nursing degree. This can be an Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

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Related certifications

After obtaining your nursing degree, you must pass the NCLEX-RN (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) to become a licensed RN. Prior experience in stroke care or a related field can be beneficial for this role.

State licenses process and requirements

All 50 states require state licensure to become a professional nurse. Review the step-by-step process to obtain or renew your RN license in each one.
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Stroke Coordinator RNs require a combination of clinical skills, leadership abilities and effective communication. Proficiency in stroke assessment, treatment protocols, care coordination, data analysis and patient education is essential.

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Stroke Coordinator RNs are responsible for coordinating stroke care from admission to discharge, ensuring adherence to stroke care guidelines, providing education to patients and families, analyzing stroke care data to identify areas for improvement and collaborating with healthcare providers to enhance stroke care outcomes.

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Stroke Coordinator Nurse

The average salary for a Stroke Coordinator Nurse is $2,188.87 per week.

Last updated on October 2, 2023. Based on active jobs on

Pros & Cons

Becoming a Stroke Coordinator RN offers numerous benefits. You have the opportunity to make a significant impact on patients' lives by ensuring they receive timely and appropriate stroke care. This role also allows for professional growth in a leadership capacity and provides valuable experience in evidence-based practice.

However, the role can be demanding and requires strong organizational and multitasking skills. Coordinating

Stroke Coordinator Nurse Jobs

View job details for HCA Florida Lake Monroe HospitalStaff PositionHCA Florida Lake Monroe HospitalRegistered Nurse (RN) - Stroke CoordinatorSanford, FL$70K-97K/yr
View job details for Medical City ArlingtonStaff PositionMedical City ArlingtonRegistered Nurse (RN) - Stroke CoordinatorArlington, TX$66K-96K/yr
View job details for HCA Houston Healthcare ConroeStaff PositionHCA Houston Healthcare ConroeRegistered Nurse (RN) - Stroke CoordinatorConroe, TX$68K-90K/yr
Posted 10 days ago
View job details for HCA Houston Healthcare SoutheastStaff PositionHCA Houston Healthcare SoutheastRegistered Nurse (RN) - Clinical Coordinator, Stroke CoordinatorPasadena, TX$32-45/hr

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