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Clinical Nurse – Transfer Center (PRN)

Florence, SC
TRACKING CODE

20220035

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary

  1. Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.
  2. Serves as the primary representative for the McLeod Transfer Center. Serves as a communication link between McLeod Health Medical Staff, Referring Physicians, Administration, and Nursing Units to assure appropriate access to resources and specialists.  Expedites physician consultation. 
  3. Coordinates a smooth transition for patients needing transfer to McLeod Regional Medical Center by a referring hospital, clinic, or physician. Facilitates access to care by utilizing excellent nursing judgment and skills, and arranges for the most appropriate bed based on medical needs and admission criteria.
  4. Prioritizes incoming calls according to unit availability and determines response mode as emergency or non-emergency. Appropriately confirms the level of care required and mode of transportation needed according to BLS and ALS protocols.
  5. Coordinates transportation arrangements as appropriate.
  6. Communicates pertinent clinical information to all affected departments and referring facilities to expedite the admission process.
  7. Coordinates back-transfers to referring facilities if necessary and appropriate.
  8. Operates specialized software and computer systems that includes but not limited to Bed Board/TeleTracking, Transfer Center, Soarian/Cerner, Microsoft Office 365, Vital Link, and I-3 Conference Call System. Performs all computer functions as required in a timely and accurate manner.
  9. Participates in Performance Improvement activities and assigned project work as needed. Actively participates in all cost containment measures at the unit level. Promotes an aesthetic and safe work environment.
  10. Problem solves, prioritizes, and multitasks on a consistent basis in order to meet patient needs in a timely and efficient manner.
  11. Oversees activities performed by Patient Placement Representatives and serves as a resource for precision patient placement.

Qualifications /Training:

  • Minimum 3 years of acute care nursing
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows based computer systems
  • Written and verbal communication skills with persons of all ages and diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of EMTALA and other compliance regulations

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Must possess a valid SC license- RN, BLS

Work Schedule:

  • PRN shifts as scheduled
WORK SCHEDULE

PRN

JOB LOCATION

Florence, SC, United States

POSITION TYPE

PRN

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