Mrs. Heather Lane, RN has been promoted to the position of Manager of the Tyrone Hospital Medical/Surgical Unit and ICU. Her management duties are in addition to her duties as Nurse Educator and Resource RN.
Mrs. Lane is a graduate of the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing with more than twenty-six years of experience in nursing.
She became a Tyrone Hospital employee in 2005. During her career at Tyrone Hospital, she has been promoted several times to positions with increased responsibility. She joined Tyrone Hospital as a staff nurse in ICU. In 2010 she was promoted to Nursing Supervisor and Emergency Department nurse. In 2015 her responsibilities increased to include Nurse Educator. A year later she became full-time Educator and Resource RN. Then, her role was expanded to include Interim Manager of Medical/Surgical/ICU units. As an educator she is credentialed to provide instruction in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). She also organizes/conducts the Annual Nursing Competency Fair.
“I have really enjoyed the time that I have gotten to spend as interim manager for MS/ICU and SPU, said Mrs. Lane. “I am thrilled to be continuing in the role permanently and look forward to continuing as a part of such a great group of nurses.”
Mrs. Lane serves as a Member of Tyrone Hospital’s Critical Care and Clinical, Patient Safety, Process Improvement, Pharmacy and Therapeutics, Value Analysis, Antibiotic Stewardship and Medication Safety Committees.
Prior to joining Tyrone Hospital she worked at Altoona Hospital in the medical surgical unit and the Cardiothoracic ICU. While at Altoona Hospital she also served as preceptor and instructor in the Critical Care and Advanced Critical Care Courses.
Heather Lane, RN