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RN, Registered Nurse - Transfer Center

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Tyler
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

Description Summary: The Registered Nurse Transfer Center is responsible for evaluating, coordinating, processing, screening, and documentation of patient transfers into the CHRISTUS Health System. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center RN will collaborate with relevant business partners for appropriate level of care and transport of patients into the CHRISTUS Health system. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center will be responsible for obtaining appropriate medical and demographic information and coordinating communication between the referring and receiving physician as well as between healthcare facilities. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center RN will efficiently engage appropriate departments in the transfer process. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center RN will utilize problem solving and customer service skills to determine the best course of action for the patient, the physician, and the hospital by working closely with facility House Supervisors, referring physicians, ED and inpatient staff to ensure the effective and efficient transfer of every patient. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support CHRISTUS Health's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) Responsibilities: Exhibits excellent customer service skills, including telephone and personal contact with all CHRISTUS Transfer Center groups (i.e. physicians, case managers, nurses, administrators, and colleagues)Maintains a high level of professionalism at all timesMaintains a patient-centered mentality at all timesAnticipates and prioritizes critical transfer issuesAppropriately escalates concerns/barriers that require administrative judgment based on hospital policies and proceduresAppropriately escalates concerns/barriers that require administrative judgment based on hospital policies and proceduresAccepts new assignments and performs additional duties as requested in a professional mannerWorking collaboratively with team members, the CHRISTUS Transfer Center RN uses and follows specific protocols, policies, procedures and established resources to ensure appropriate and efficient transferMaintains timely knowledge of all current and future transfer requestsCollaborates with CHRISTUS hospital's ED, House Supervisors, Administrators, and physicians to ensure appropriate and timely transferWorks closely and proactively with House supervisors to understand daily capacity, availability and patient flowRemains proficient in EMTALAUtilizes ability to organize and prioritize multiple complex tasksUtilizes ability to problem solve and make decisions quicklyMaintains proficiency in computer systems and databases for the purpose of excellent patient care, accurate data collection, monitoring and evaluationResponds to all callers with the aid of computer systems and databasedProficient in using the transfer center softwareKnowledgeable in MeditechAttends team meetings, in-services, and trainings to maintain up to date knowledge of software systems and new processesEstablishes and maintains a high degree of awareness and knowledge of hospital's medical staff, services and special programsCommunicates with House Supervisors at the hospital to access bed availability and changes in service availability, each shiftCollaborates with team members to maintain standard call listsRegularly updates service availability and contact informationStays up to date on new physician/service changes by reading emails and attending team meetings Requirements:Associate's Degree in NursingRN License in state of employment or compactBLS Work Type: Full Time EEO is the law - click below for more information: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf We endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Tyler , RN, Registered Nurse - Transfer Center, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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