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Heidi Lynn Kipp, NP
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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About Me

Professional Background

University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Dec. 1996 - Present
Nurse Practitioner: Department of Endocrine and Metabolism May 2011 - Present
>Provide consultation for inpatients with diabetes.
>Lead an educational group for the nurses who are designated as the Unit Diabet...
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY Dec. 1996 - Present
Nurse Practitioner: Department of Endocrine and Metabolism May 2011 - Present
>Provide consultation for inpatients with diabetes.
>Lead an educational group for the nurses who are designated as the Unit Diabetes Specialists.
>Review and maintain hospital policies/procedures for inpatient management of diabetes.
eRecord Credentialed Trainer Nov. 2010 - April 2011
>Completed course of study and passed exam to become credentialed trainer for the eRecord electronic medical record system.
>Worked with eRecord team to train 8,000 providers in two months in preparation for initiation of an electronic medical record.
Senior Nurse Practitioner: Unit 7-3400 Aug. 2006 - April 2011
>Responsible for supervising a group of five nurse practitioners, including training, scheduling, and performance evaluations.
>Work in collaboration with Attending Physicians, Fellows, Residents and Nursing Staff to provide advanced cardiac care for patients with heart failure, arrhythmia, and cardiomyopathy.
>Patient management involves both medical and surgical interventions including inotropic agents, heart transplantation and ventricular assist devices.
>Provided education to URMC staff nurses via inservices including post-transplant care.
>Participate in the Advanced Practice Nurse Advisory Group.
Nurse Practitioner: Unit 7-3400 June 2001 - Jan. 2006
>Care management of patients with cardiac diagnosis including, but not limited to, pre- and post- heart transplantation, heart failure, arrhythmia, electrophysiology procedures, and coronary artery disease.
Nurse Leader, Level IV: Unit 7-3400 Sept. 1999 - June 2001
>Nurse educator for 25-bed heart failure and transplant unit, which encompassed organizing the orientation program for nurses, patient care technicians and secretaries, scheduling in-services, maintaining staff compliance with competencies, staff disciplinary action, and completing yearly performance evaluations.
>Developed unit competency tracking tool, an education plan for the unit.
>Assisted in the creation of standards of care for the unit.
>Participated in transition/decision making for the initiation of the cardiac transplant program.

Registered Nurse, Level II: Unit 7-3400 Dec. 1996 - Sept. 1999
>Provided patient care on 25-bed cardiac and general medicine unit. Population included, but was not limited to, myocardial infarction, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, status post pacemaker and automatic implantable cardiac defibrillators, and radio-frequency ablation.
>Experienced in the role of charge nurse, preceptor, and floor nurse.
>Trained in telemetry monitoring, IV placement, phlebotomy, and ACLS.
>Member of the skin care, self-scheduling, and orientation committees.

University Cardiovascular Associates, Rochester, NY Feb. 2006 - Aug. 2006
Nurse Practitioner
>Outpatient management of patients with cardiac needs in a large cardiovascular private practice.

Monroe Community Hospital, Rochester, NY Dec. 1995 - Dec. 1996
Registered Nurse
>Provided patient care to the aged and chronically ill in an 18-bed acute care setting.
>Gained experience in the role of charge nurse.

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA May 1994 - May 1995
Nursing Assistant, Geriatric Module

Certified Specialties

Nurse Practitioner, Acute Care - American Nurses Credentialing Center

Credentials

Education

MSN, ACNP | University of Rochester. Acute Care Nurse Practitioner - Cardiovascular. 2001

BSN | University of Pittsburgh. Nursing. 1995

Publications

Books

Manual of Heart Failure Management (2009)

Chapter: Inpatient Nursing Management

Authors: Heidi Kipp, Lisa J Musshafen, Lisa Norsen

Publisher: Springer 2009