Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:27 PM
PeaceHealth is seeking a
RN : Transfer Coordinator (per diem) for a per diem,
Variable shift position.
Responsible for managing and coordinating: all aspects of incoming direct admissions and patient transfer requires at a 24:hour operation transfer center including bed management as well as outgoing transfers from Network facilities. Acts as a liaison for referring entities (e.g. physicians, hospitals, other care providers) seeking to refer, consult, and/or transfer into the Network.
:Coordinates multiple processes to include connecting the referring entities with the appropriate service request and facilitates the conversation to coordinate care/referral/consultation or transfer within the Network.
:Initiates protocols to include current knowledge of hospital protocols including but not limited to STEMI, Stroke, and Trauma for inter:facility transfers, operations, service lines, patient care policies and procedures.
:Facilitates and coordinates all inter: and intra:hospital transfers, ED admissions and direct admits to allow for streamline, efficient patient flow and throughput.
:Facilitates and coordinates communications between transferring and accepting physicians and for consultation between physicians including between multiple disciplines (i.e. Nursing, Ancillary, physicians, patient/families/community members
:Utilizes multi:line telephones, integrated transfer center software and web paging systems to facilitate conference call with referring entities/providers and PeaceHealth providers.
:Documentation and maintenance of all transfer information and communications.
:Facilitates and coordinates all inpatient bed management for Network utilizing a comprehensive, integrated bed management software program.
:Interfaces with House Supervisors, Staffing, Management and Administration to assess facility capacities and capabilities including service line availability.
:Maintains the all physician call schedules for Network.
:Maintains and updates knowledge of and responsive to the state and federal laws/regulations to ensure compliance with EMTALA and regulatory standards which affect his/her practice.
:Utilizes a working knowledge of infection prevention, risk management and emergency preparedness.
:Facilitate communications with nursing units, mortuaries, Medical Examiner, next of kin, morgue and spiritual care regarding in:house expirations. Maintain the hospital death log. Coordinate release of deceased with ancillary facilities (i.e. Lions Eye Bank and Community Tissue Bank).
:Perform other duties as assigned.
:Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing and ability to successfully pass a clinical competency exam.
:Minimum 3 years' experience in acute care or appropriate similar setting with minimum 1 year in ED/Triage/Critical Care/Charge within the last 2 years.
:Working knowledge of all federal, state, local and regulatory requirements (or may have equivalent combination of education and/or experience).
:1 year Call Center/Transfer Center experience preferred
:Charge or Lead RN experience preferred
:Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) preferred.
:WA State RN licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
:Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.
:Commitment and demonstration of superior service excellence skills.
:Proficient computer skills including all Microsoft Office applications.
:Excellent multitasking, prioritization, organizational and interpersonal skills.
:Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
:Ability to function as a team player and work with a wide variety of people.
:Basic knowledge of statistics and reports.
PHSW PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
:Work requires normal exertion from 34 to 65 of the ti
• Location: Portland, Vancouver
• Post ID: 26500722 portland