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Registered Nurse - Acute Stroke



At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting healthcare right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.


As a Registered Nurse (RN), you are the engine and the heart of patient care at Rochester Regional Health. You make a positive difference every single day in the lives of our patients, their family members and visitors – going above and beyond to meet their needs with courtesy, kindness, respect and compassion.

The Acute Stroke Unit (7800) collaborates with a multi-disciplinary team to provide a delivery care model based on evidence-based practice to facilitate and optimize stroke care during the primary prevention and acute care phases of a stroke. 7800 has a robust history of providing stroke care and has received multiple accolades:

  • 1st Joint Commission accredited Stroke Unit on the East Coast

  • Recognized by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses with the Beacon Award for Excellence

  • Certified by the DNV as a Comprehensive Stroke Center – operating under all of the best-practice guidelines for patient care

  • Certified by The Joint Commission as a Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center

  • Awarded the Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus award by the American Heart and Stroke Association for the Stroke Unit’s collaboration with the Emergency Department to improve processes that promote optimal care for the acute stroke patient

STATUS: Premier Per Diem

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Acute Stroke Unit (7800)

SCHEDULE: Premier Per Diem


  • Requires a minimum of 16 hours per pay period during the evening, night, or weekend, and requires a minimum of a 6 month commitment.

  • In addition to the Premier Per Diem add-on pay, employees in the program remain eligible for applicable premium, clinical ladder, and certification pay.


  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Patient Satisfaction. Solicit and respond to patient feedback to improve service and processes that will enhance the patient experience

  • Medication Administration & Reporting. Administer medication and give/receive relevant reports, both written and verbal

  • Documentation. Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.

PAY RANGE: $35.75 - $48.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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