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Transfer Center Transport RN

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: TRANSFER CENTER
Categories: Nursing
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-7:30 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Participates as a member of the Transfer Center (TC) in driving communication and coordination of patient transfers/admissions throughout the hospital system. The position evaluates patient status need and determines the appropriateness and priority of the request based on system specialization and hospital bed availability. The TC Transport RN is the first responder for all communication to and from the TC, including LMHS hospitals(Intra-System), doctor’s offices (Direct Admits), external outpatient facilities (Clinics), and external health systems (Inbound transfers). The TC Transport RN must have a strong clinical knowledge and ability to perform rapid triage while working closely with internal hospital management, physicians, and ambulance personnel.

The Transport RN will be required to perform intra-system and inter-facility transports of the acute care and or/injured patient as triaged for RN level care. These transports will occur on an ambulance with supporting EMT/Paramedic personnel. This role will require patient assessment, plan and implementation of plan along with evaluation of the patient in collaboration with other health care professionals and physician guidelines. The level of the transport skillsets will need to include but not limited to knowledge of invasive hemodynamic monitoring, critical infusions and ventilator management.

Individual in this position must be able to handle a high demand, fast paced work environment with a strong ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize.

Requirements:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing
Experience: 3-5 years of current health care experience in direct patient care in the Critical Care/ED environment. Pre-hospital experience is an asset.
Training: On the Job, BLS, ACLS, PALS, TNCC, ENPC
License: Registered Nurse licensed in the state of Florida
Other: Communication and interpersonal skills, basic computer skills, and customer service skills


JOB SPECIFICATIONS: (Physical and Mental Job Requirements)
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
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