Transport Specialist Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Ref
2001108
Category
Nursing & Patient Support
Job Family
Registered Nurse
Department
Patient Transfer Center
Schedule
Per Diem
Facility
Health Pavilion Fishers

13050 Parkside Drive
Fishers, IN 46038
United States

Shift
Variable
Hours
12 hour shifts - Days and Nights
Job Duties
The Transfer Center Transport Specialist Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for facilitating appropriate patient transfers into Community Health Network from referring physicians and facilities (hospitals, ED’s, clinics, etc.). Working in a Call Center environment, the Transfer Nurse Specialist obtains clinical information necessary to determine the appropriate consulting CHNw Specialists, medical necessity, level of care, and transport requirements. Applies clinical judgement to facilitate communication between the referring physician and collaborative CHNw receiving physicians per the anticipated level of care required. Effectively engages transport and clinical staff to ensure timely, seamless, & safe patient transfers to our receiving hospitals. Documents and monitors all activities associated with the transfer from initial physician referral to in patient admission and patient placement.

Experience

3 years of acute care, cardiac telemetry, critical care/emergency nursing experience, case manager, charge nurse/house supervision, flight nursing or transfer center experience preferred.

Education
Graduate of National League for Nursing (NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accredited school of Nursing, or 5 years related professional nursing experience; BSN preferred

License
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA)
  • Certification Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification Basic Life Support
Skills
  • Able to work with peers in a team situation. 
  • Oral communication skills to discuss patient care needs. 
  • Written communication skills as necessary for documentation. 
  • Computer skills for documentation and work related purposes. 
  • Demonstrates a learning attitude toward solving problems
  • Demonstrates ability to respectfully address interpersonal conflicts 
  • Takes initiative to help others
  • Demonstrates accountability for own actions 
  • Demonstrates openness to change and new learning
  • Demonstrates customer service skills to provide exceptional patient and family experience.

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