Luanne Smedley

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Luanne Smedley, a licensed registered nurse by background, currently holds a position at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital as Administrative Director of Clinical Access and Care Coordination. She has overall operational and financial responsibility for the access and care coordination departments including, Case Management, Care Coordination, Patient Placement, Staffing, all of the Nursing Float Teams, the Administrative Nursing Supervisors, and the Transfer Center. In this role, she works collaboratively with physician leaders to develop and enhance patient throughout and flow strategies within the service lines across the six Centers of Excellence.

Luanne has been an RN for 31 years and has held many positions in her career, including Nursing Management, House Supervisor, Nursing Education, Project Management, Clinical Informatics, leading the hospital through the implementation of their electronic medical record. Luanne is now back in hospital operations in her administrative director role.

Luanne holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as Masters in Healthcare Administration.

Luanne has spent her entire 30 year career focused on children’s health and would like to expand her focus to the community. She has long had a passion for helping at risk youth and making an impact in their lives.