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Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson Named Nurse Manager at Hot Springs

Kimberley Donaldson, BSN, has been named nurse manager for 4E Medical/Surgical Unit and IP Wound at SVHS. Kimberley has been a nurse for 13 years, primarily practicing in the med-surg setting. She completed her bachelors degree in nursing at Arkansas Tech University in 2014.

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Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

Emergency Codes to be Updated Nov. 13

CHI St. Vincent will update its emergency codes Nov. 13. The new codes will use plain language and will eliminate the need for most color codes. In early November, leaders will distribute new coworker badges with updated codes. New emergency red books will also be distributed in early November. The new codes will allow coworkers […]

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Celebrate National Pharmacy Week Oct. 15-21

Celebrate National Pharmacy Week Oct. 15-21

National Pharmacy Week is Oct. 15-21. Celebrate our pharmacy team at CHI St. Vincent with these fun facts! CHI St. Vincent Pharmacy was highlighted as a best practice site within CHI by Joint Commission in 2016. Pharmacists are an integral part of the multidisciplinary care teams at CHI St. Vincent. A Decentralized Clinical Pharmacist rounds […]

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RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

RN Deadline to Submit Credentials for Bonuses is Oct. 20

The deadline for RNs to submit critical care competencies certification for related bonuses is Friday, Oct. 20. Documentation should be submitted to your supervising manager. RNs with the following competencies will receive additional compensation: Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD) Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Impella® device Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) External Ventricular Drain Bonuses are […]

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Chad Chat, September 2017: Heritage Week

Chad Chat, September 2017: Heritage Week

In September, we celebrated Heritage Week, which was a reminder of the rich legacy of all four hospital campuses. I want to personally thank everyone who participated in the week’s events. We are all on our Living Our Mission journey together and fill an important role! Also, I encourage you to take the time to watch this […]

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Spotlight Award Recognizes Measurement Team

Spotlight Award Recognizes Measurement Team

Members of the Measurement Team were recently recognized with the “spotlight award” for outstanding work to align our organizational goals.    

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Hot Springs Welcomes New Docs

Hot Springs Welcomes New Docs

To get to know the newest members of the Medical Staff, the team at Hot Springs hosted a “meet and greet” reception. More than 120 folks dropped by to meet these new doctors and fellowship together. #chilivingourmission  

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CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration Set for Oct. 26

CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration Set for Oct. 26

The CLABSI Unit Champion Celebration will be Thursday, Oct. 26, from 9-10:30 am, in the Main Auditorium at the Infirmary’s Health Education Center. Dr. Vineet Chopra, associate professor of medicine and chief of the division of hospital medicine at Michigan Medicine, will attend the celebration. A free continental breakfast will be provided, and t-shirts will […]

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Terri Carman Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Terri Carman Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Terri Carman, Radiologic Technologist, displays the value of EXCELLENCE by managing the change captures for radiology at Infirmary, North and SVM. With multimodalities at each site, the volumes of revenues each site generates is astounding. Terri adjusts her work schedule to accommodate daily problems, down times and upgrades. With the approaching Cerner upgrade, Terri has […]

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Brad Wirges Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Brad Wirges Recognized as Service Hero at Infirmary

Brad Wirges, Surgery ANI at Infirmary, was recognized as a Service Hero for exemplifying team work and COMPASSION.  As a critical patient was moving from CVOR from Cath lab, Brad was walking between OR and CVOR. He did not hesitate to put on a mask and help take the patient to the room, move to […]

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