Sandi Garrett, MSN, RN
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SANDRA M. KANE-GARRETT, rn, msn

SANDRA M. KANE-GARRETT, rn, msn

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PERSONAL DATA

Name:                                                         Sandra M. Kane-Garrett, RN, MSN

Address:                                          2245 Bernays Drive

York, PA 17404

Home Telephone:                             (717) 764-3096

Cell Phone:                                          (717) 495-6617

 

 

EDUCATION:

Drexel University School of Engineering, Philadelphia

Green Belt Lean 6 Sigma, 2007

 

Widener University, Chester, PA

MSN May 1990: Burns, Emergency, and Trauma

 

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

BSN May 1984

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

 

              York Hospital:  WellSpan Health

June 2015 - Present - Trauma Program Manager, Trauma Services

Committees:

  • Trauma Nursing Performance Improvement
  • York Hospital Leadership
  • Surgical Service Line/PEC
  • POPIMS(PTSF)
  • Trauma Nursing Core Group - Co-Chair
  • Physician Review Performance Improvement
  • Collaborative Performance Improvement Committee (CPIC)
  • Trauma Work Group
  • Trauma Governance
  • Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)
  • Inter-Rater
  • Co-Chair PTSF PIPS Committee
  • STN-Geriatric

 

Gettysburg Hospital: WellSpan Health-Emergency Department

2010-Present - Clinical Nurse II Flow Coordinator

  • Practice Committee Member 2011-2014
  • Education Committee Co-Chair 2015-Present
  • Falls Champion 2015-Present
  • Preceptor- New hires RN and Students
  • Membership-ENA

 

Memorial Hospital:

2009 - 2011 – Clinical Nurse: Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

 

Sinai Hospital: LifeBridge Health, Baltimore

November 2008 - 2009 - Nurse Manager, Emergency Services

              54 Bed Emergency Room Level II Trauma - State Designated 78,000 visits/year

              Joint Commission Accredited Stroke Center

              Magnet Hospital

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the department
  • Supervise and mentors the department's staff
  • Clinical resource for the hospital
  • Manage the FTEs and operational budget
  • Monitor all monthly stats
  • Performance Improvement for the department
  • Responsible for ensuring competencies of all staff and continuing education
  • Develop policy and procedures for the department
  • Chair emergency department committees
  • Collaborate with the clinical leadership team to ensure best practice is the standard of care
  • Collaborate with the Medical Director and physicians to ensure quality care
  • Involved in multiple hospital committees

             

Committees:

  • Nursing Education - overseeing education of staff including orientation
  • Patient Through Put - working to improve patient flow through the entire health care system
  • Practice and Outcomes
  • Performance and Improvement

 

Lectures:

  • STN TRAUMA CON Pre-Conference:  Geriatric Preconference March 2018

 

 

York Hospital:  WellSpan Health

November 2002 - November 2008 - Trauma Program Manager, Trauma Services

 

Committees:

  • PACS/Trauma Identifier - Chair
  • Trauma Nursing Performance Improvement
  • Conscious Sedation
  • York Hospital Leadership
  • Surgical Service Line
  • Critical Care
  • Site Logistics
  • Tricode (PTSF)
  • Standards for the AFS (PTSF)
  • Trauma Nursing Core Group - Co-Chair
  • Physician Review Performance Improvement
  • Collaborative Performance Improvement Committee (CPIC)
  • Trauma Work Group
  • Trauma Governance
  • Application Committee for Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation (PTSF)
  • Registry Committee for PTSF
  • Hospital & Health System Association of Pennsylvania (HAP)
  • Inter-Rater

 

              Nominations:

  • Nightingale Award in Nursing Administration

 

Lectures:

  • Traveling Trauma Rounds
  • Performance Improvement in the Pre-hospital Arena
  • ED Closures (PTSF Fall session)
  • The Resuscitative Phase of the Trauma Patient
  • Surgical Grand Rounds-Utilization of the Trauma Data Base for Research

 

Memberships:

  • American Trauma Society
  • Society of Trauma Nurses
  • Trauma Resource Network
  • Emergency Nursing Association

 

Publications:

  • Society of Trauma Nursing Journal-Contributing Editor-

 

Certifications:

  • ATCN 2009-Present
  • ATCN Instructor 2017-Present

 

Lancaster General Susquehanna Division

November 2001- October 2002 - Nurse Manager, Emergency Department

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the department
  • Supervise and mentors the department's staff
  • Clinical resource for the hospital
  • Manage the FTEs and operational budget
  • Daily coding of services to assist in facility billing
  • Monitor all monthly stats
  • Performance Improvement for the department
  • Responsible for ensuring competencies of all staff and continuing education
  • Develop policy and procedures for the department
  • Chair emergency department committee
  • Collaborate with Safety Officer to ensure the hospitals regulations are met
  • Collaborate with the Medical Director and physicians to ensure quality care

 

York Hospital: WellSpan Health

January 1997-November 2001-Clinical Nurse, Emergency Department

January 1996-January 1997-Operations Manager, Emergency Department

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in managing the day to day operation of the department
  • Developed proposal for Urgent Care Center
  • Direct supervisor for the non-clinical staff
  • Hiring of all staff

 

Committees:

  • Nurse Practice
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources in the department
  • Triage

Harrisburg Hospital: Capital Health Systems

June 1993-January 1996-Unit Manager, Emergency Services and Three First Places

(Urgent Care Centers)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Managed one hospital based and two off site community based Urgent Care Centers; total combined visits 40,000 a year
  • Managed the Emergency Department
  • SafeKids Committee Department of Health
  • Developed Fast Track program
  • Construction/planning of new facility
  • Pneumonia Bench Marking
  • Chest pain pathway development
  • Admission Task Force

 

Committees:

  • Disaster
  • Purchase, Goods and Services
  • Chairman: OHS Restructuring
  • Chairman: Emergency Services Restructuring
  • Patient Care Model
  • Service Integration

 

Lectures:

  • Shock/Trauma/Burns: Case Studies in Emergency Nursing: August/September 1994

 

Publications:

  • Contributing Editor: Teaching Trauma Nursing: published by Jones and Barlett, 1994

 

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

June 1992-May 1993-Interim Nurse Manager, Emergency Services

 

Responsibilities:

  • Affiliate faculty member, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
  • Managed Occupational Health Services
  • Managed Fast Track Clinic
  • Managed Primary Care Clinic
  • Development Tb Program for OHS
  • TB Task Force
  • Developed Multidisciplinary QA Program
  • Development of the Volunteer Program
  • Development of Psychiatric/Crisis Unit

 

 

Committees:

  • Person-Down
  • EMS Preparedness
  • Emergency Department Executive
  • Disaster

 

Lectures:

  • Trauma Systems: School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Junior Nursing Students, January 1993

 

Assistant Nurse Manager, Emergency Services

September 1991-May 1992

 

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and problem resolution
  • Primary preceptor of Senior Nursing Students
  • Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines

1)      Seizures

2)      Abdominal Pain

3)      Soft Tissue Injuries

4)      Orthopedic Injuries

5)      Sickle Cell Crisis

 

Committees:

  • Patient Education
  • Discharge
  • Triage
  • Standards

 

Lectures:

  • Orthopedic Injuries, April 1992

 

Level III Staff Nurse, Emergency Services

January 1991-August 1991

 

Responsibilities:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Preceptor for new orienteers
  • Quality Assurance development and participation

 

Lectures:

  • Triage, June 1991
  • Orthopedic Trauma, June 1991
  • Trauma Nursing Grand Rounds: Initial Resuscitation, February 1991

Level II Staff Nurse, Emergency Services

November 1987-December 1990

 

Lectures:

  • Home Safety in the Elderly, October 1989; Northeast Philadelphia Seniors Complex

 

Level II Staff Nurse, Orthopedic Unit

August 1984-October 1987

 

Responsibilities:

  • Charge Nurse
  • Collected data for research

 

 

CERTIFICATIONS:

Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses                          2009-present             

Advanced Nurse Life Support Provider                             2014

ATLS Coordinator                                                        2005- 2009

Basic Life Support                                                        1984-present

Advanced Life Support                                                         1987-present

Trauma Certification                                                         1986-present

Pediatric Advanced Life                                           1995-present

CEN                                                                                     1986-1999

Neonatal Resuscitation                                                        1993-1995

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFLIATIONS:

Emergency Nurses Association                                           1987-present

Occupational Nurse Association                                          1994-1996

National Association of Orthopedics                            1985-1987

American Nursing Association                                           1984-1986

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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