STEMI Coordinator - Part-time

UnityPoint Health Sioux City, IA
Overview

Acts as the liaison between UPH-SL/CVA, referring hospitals and EMS agencies regarding appropriate STEMI care in accordance with the AHA Mission Lifeline guidelines and goals. Coordinates NCDR Registry submissions and education. Acts as a resource and assists with coordination of staff development, and provides leadership for local and city wide STEMI Meetings. Collaborates with Departmental Leaders, Mission Lifeline/AHA Staff/ and Physicians to improve the quality of care provided to patients, enhance the work process and coordinates feedback to outreach hospitals and EMS systems for the care of STEMI patients.

Responsibilities

* Demonstrates clinical competency and leadership in the care of the STEMI patient.

* Acts as a role model for the team.

* Assists with implementing evidenced-based practice in policies and procedures.

* Builds relationships with other departments, outreach Hospitals and EMS systems.

* Provides local hospitals and EMS case reviews twice a month.

* Facilitates city wide STEMI meetings in collaboration with other entities.

* Attend the State of Iowa AHA/Mission Lifeline committee meetings.

* Facilitate with AHA/Mission Lifeline regional STEMI educational programs.

* Plan and implement city wide Mock STEMI drills yearly

* Review process improvement needs routinely with St. Luke's Physician Mission Lifeline Director.

* Review and coordinate NCDR Action and Cath/PCI Registries.

* Reports quarterly to the Cardiology group at Cath Conference.

* Effectively communicates and provides public education with Mission Lifeline Director.

* Practice indicates compliance with HIPAA, DNV, OSHA, and other regulatory agencies.

* Provides written feedback of case reviews with Outreach hospitals and EMS on a monthly basis.

* Other duties and responsibilities as directed by the Mission Lifeline Physician Director or the Organization.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

Preferred or Specialized

Education:

* Graduate of accredited nursing, EMS/Paramedic, CVT or ARRT program

* Participation in Mission Lifeline

Experience:

* 2-4 years of clinical practice

* Arrhythmia course preferred

License(s)/Certification(s):

* Current licensure or certifications in good standing to practice in the State of Iowa.

* Valid driver's license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

* BLS and ACLS preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

* Multicultural sensitivity.

* Microsoft Office/EXCEL/PowerPoint– basic computer skills.

* Customer/patient focused.

* Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

* Recent experience in presenting case studies to healthcare personnel