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At the Hospitals

n Novant Health Mint Hill Medical               Gynecology (COEMIG) by Surgical Review                    Led by Angela Clarkson, BSN, RN,
                                                Corporation (SRC) in 2012. Scott Schneider,             TCRN, outreach and injury prevention
Center Names Chief Nursing Officer                                                                      coordinator at Novant Health Presbyterian
                                                               MD, with Novant Health                   Medical Center, Novant Health already has
Tammy Brooks has been named the                                Bradford OB/GYN, has been a              conducted 35 “Stop the Bleed” training
                                                               COEMIG designee since 2012               courses to more than 350 community
chief nursing officer for Novant Health                        and recently was re-accredited.          members since August 2017.
                                                               Matt McDonald, MD, with
              Mint Hill Medical Center,         ScottM.Schneider,MD Novant Health Gynecologic             Course participants learn the ABC’s
                                                Oncology Associates, also was recently                  of bleeding control: A, be alert and call
              scheduled to open in October.     awarded COEMIG recognition.                             911; B, find the bleeding injury; and C,
                                                   A COEMIG designation means both                      compress it. In small groups, with hands-
              The 50-bed hospital will          the hospital and the surgeons have                      on instruction from Novant Health team
                                                undergone a critical review process                     members, participants learn how to use
              provide surgery, emergency        and have met standards developed by                     tourniquets and pack wounds, as well as
                                                SRC to ensure the efficacy, safety and                  other critical steps to take in the moments
              care, diagnostic testing,         efficiency of their minimally invasive                  following a traumatic event before rescue
                                                gynecology capabilities. Among the                      crews and police arrive.
Tammy Brooks  inpatient care and other          many qualifications considered are the
                                                experience of the surgical staff, the status              “Stop the Bleed,” launched by the White
medical services. Brooks will lead the          of the hospital’s technology and equipment,             House in 2015, is intended to cultivate
                                                adherence to established clinical pathways              grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders
nursing team, focusing on Novant Health’s       for perioperative care and the availability             to become trained, equipped and empowered
                                                and competency of the support staff and                 to help in a bleeding emergency before
ongoing commitment to remarkable                surgical team members.                                  professional help arrives.

quality care, patient safety and satisfaction.  n “Stop the Bleed” Training Program

Brooks joined Novant Health 15                     to Help Save Lives in Union County

years ago as a coronary care nurse after           Novant Health has received a substantial
                                                grant to provide bleeding control kits and
graduating from the Presbyterian Hospital       education to all 53 Union County Public
                                                Schools (UCPS). With these funds, Novant
School of Nursing. She has served in            Health trauma team members will work
                                                collaboratively with UCPS to educate
a variety of nursing leadership roles,          school emergency response teams, teachers,
                                                students and parents. The project aims to
including assistant manager of invasive         train about 6,000 Union County residents by
                                                the end of 2018.
cardiology, nurse manager of non-

invasive cardiology, and most recently,

director of nursing for Novant Health

Heart & Vascular Institute (HVI). She

holds an undergraduate degree in nursing

from Winston-Salem State University

and a master’s degree in healthcare

administration from Pfeiffer University.

In addition to HVI service line leadership,

Brooks has been very involved in many

system-wide nursing initiatives focused on

improving quality of care.

The new hospital currently is accepting

applications for the following opportunities:

•	 Nursing and inpatient care

•	 Emergency services

•	 Laboratory services

•	 Radiology

•	 Respiratory therapy

•	 Pharmacy

•	 Rehabilitation

•	 Operating room                               William Belcher,MD  Bruce Culp,MD  Steven Gilchrist,MD  Vanessa Stewart,MD  Robin Desavaux,FNP

For employment information or to view           n Blakeney Family Physicians Steelecroft Has New Name and New Address

all available positions, visit NovantHealth.      Novant Health Blakeney Family Physicians Steelecroft has changed its name to
                                                Novant Health Steelecroft Primary Care. The office also has moved across the street
org/MintHillTeam.                               from its previous location. The new address is 13425 Hoover Creek Blvd., suite 100,
                                                Charlotte, NC 28273 and the phone number, which remains the same, is 704-316-2080.
n Physicians Earn COEMIG Recognition
                                                  The providers at this office are William Belcher, MD; Bruce Culp, MD; Steven
  Novant Health Presbyterian Medical            Gilchrist, MD; Vanessa Stewart, MD; and Robin Desavaux, FNP.
Center earned recognition as a Center
of Excellence in Minimally Invasive

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