Our Cardiac Center Nurse Navigators — Rashana Hampton, BSN, RN, Christina McCabe, BSN, RN, and Kelly Smith, BSN, RN — are exclusively dedicated to helping all referring physicians connect with the Cardiac Center at CHOP. They are dedicated Cardiac Center nurses with experience in both the Cardiac Care Unit (CCU) and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU). Our team:
- Expedites and facilitates communication for patient consultation, referrals, second opinions and transfers
- Coordinates a plan of care for new patients and serves as a primary point of contact with referring physicians
- Maintains a relationship with the patient family throughout the course of their care, from initial contact to the conclusion of their hospitalization
- Provides the patient and referring physician with updates and pertinent medical information
To contact our Nurse Navigators, please call 267-426-9600.