Ensures that the requirements for the Chest Pain Center Accreditation are maintained for the STHS facilities and ensures completion of required actions. Provides leadership and consultative services for performance improvement activities for the Chest Pain/ACS/Cardiac program, and assist with compliance activities for all regulatory agencies for these programs throughout STHS.Â Â A Registered Nurse responsible to assure each facility performs concurrent rounding on the Cardiac/ACS patients, medical record reviews and assures the integrity and maintenance of available cardiac registry databases, coordinates data collection processes, exhibits proficiency in data management, demonstrates knowledge of age specific processes of care, coordinates referrals when physician or departmental review is indicated and assists with regulatory compliance.Â Performs concurrent review and chart studies while maintaining databases for cardiac patients, and participates in the quality improvement program to evaluate care for these patient populations. Assures education of the staff and the community regarding initiatives and care of the cardiac patients.Â Works with the various cardiologists and other physicians to address identified Performance Improvement needs of the cardiac program through appropriate committees and activities. Â Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups.Â This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.