Category: Coordinators


The Importance of a Heart Team

The Heart Team at Spectrum Health provides a patient-centric approach to patient care. Watch the video to learn more. IMP-260 Subscribe, or join the conversation by following us on Twitter: @ProtectedPCI To learn more about the Impella® platform of heart pumps, including important risk and safety information associated with the use of the devices, please visit: www.protectedpci.com/indications-use-safety-information/

Protected PCI Program: The Role of an Algorithm and Coordinator

Dr. Ayaz Rahman of Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee joins Sheila Gebel to discuss the importance and efficacy of having a Protected PCI Coordinator role. The Parkwest team started a clinical coordinator with TAVR and adopted that strategy to the structural program with Protected PCI. The team also employs a Protected PCI algorithm for decision-making. … Continue reading “Protected PCI Program: The Role of an Algorithm and Coordinator”

The Value, Role, and Success of a Protected PCI Coordinator

“Being able to help patients is our ultimate goal.” Laura Rutherford, RN of Parkwest Medical Center in Tennessee, discusses the value and role of a Protected PCI Coordinator. At Parkwest, the team uses a defined algorithm for patient identification and focuses on patient education and outreach. Related Content John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains … Continue reading “The Value, Role, and Success of a Protected PCI Coordinator”

John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains What Protected PCI Means to Him

In this interview, Spectrum Health’s John Mulder, PA-C, describes the components that make up Spectrum Health’s Protected PCI® procedure with Impella® support. In addition to including a multi-disciplinary heart and shock team as well as support by an advanced heart failure/VAD unit, John describes why a dedicated cath lab team specialized in high-risk PCI procedures … Continue reading “John Mulder, PA-C of Spectrum Health Explains What Protected PCI Means to Him”

Sample Job Description: Protected PCI Coordinator

Job Title: Protected PCI Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator Department: Cardiovascular Job Responsibilities: The Protected PCI Program Coordinator/Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of the multi-disciplinary program. The Coordinator will take a lead role in the overall function of the Protected PCI Team, understanding and articulating the mission, vision, goals and strategies for the program and … Continue reading “Sample Job Description: Protected PCI Coordinator”