The STEMI Program Coordinator is a Registered Nurse responsible for the organization, development, planning, management, and evaluation of the STEMI Program within the. The primary goal of this individual is to maintain and enhance the quality of care delivered to STEMI patients, in conjunction with the STEMI Medical Director.
- Coordination and effectiveness of the multi-disciplinary Performance Improvement Program for the STEMI Program
- Plans and establishes goals and objectives for the STEMI patient, in conjunction with the STEMI Medical Director, Cardiac Cath Lab Director, and Administration
- Provides supervision and is responsible for the overall coordination and functioning of the STEMI Program; serves as a resource to the other STEMI Program co-workers and health care team members involved in care of the STEMI patient.
- Functions as a resource person for the health system and for referring facilities regarding STEMI care.
- Demonstrates effective, concise, and appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication and promotes a team approach to STEMI care.
- Facilitates communication between Administration, Staff, and members of the interdisciplinary health care team in order to enhance collaboration and problem solving.
- Assists in developing STEMI standards of care, policies, and procedures that promote an organized, efficient, professional STEMI Program.
- Monitors STEMI Program compliance with State and national regulations and guidelines.
- Coordinates and prepares the hospital and co-workers for on-site STEMI Program designation.
- Analyzes STEMI data, provides periodic reports, and presents these reports to the designated committees as requested.
- Maintains current knowledge of standards for STEMI care, including legislation and regulations that impact STEMI care.
- Serves as a liaison between other health centers and agencies to plan and maintain a regional/statewide STEMI system by actively participating in the development of STEMI care policies at the State and Regional level.
- Participates in hospital committees related to STEMI and cardiovascular care.
- Acts as a liaison between the Cardiovascular Service Line and those other areas that routinely provide care to STEMI patients. (EMS, ER, CCL, ICU's, Telemetry monitored floors, Cardiac Rehab.)
- Assumes personal responsibility for continuing professional growth and development in nursing and specialty area.
- Coordinates and attends STEMI education presentations for those caring for STEMI patients internal and for referring facilities as needs and opportunities are identified but at least annually
- Responsible for all documentation to demonstrate discussion and loop closure of all STEMI cases presented monthly at the STEMI Process Improvement/Patient Safety meetings.
Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
- Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Licensure: RN licensure with the State of Missouri.
- Experience: Five years clinical experience, with at least three years experience in critical care, with an emphasis on cardiovascular care.
- Other: Must have proven leadership skills with excellent communication skills. Individual must be well organized and be able to work independently. Must also meet state educational requirements for STEMI Coordinators
- Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Preferred Licensure: SAA
- Preferred Experience: SAA
- Preferred Certifications: ACLS, 12 lead EKG interpretation
- Preferred Other: Computer skills including Microsoft Office
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Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.