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Regional Transfer Center RN - Regional Transfer Center

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2131 South 17Th Street
Wilmington, NC
Job ID: 20978
Date Posted: Apr 18, 2024

Job Description

Description

Why Novant Health?

  • Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Novant Health be the destination for your professional growth, as you take advantage of the opportunities to advance to other roles and responsibilities!
  • 8 Magnet Designated Hospitals
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  • Novant Health is recognized as one of the Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Forbes Best Employers for Women in 2020, Leaders in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality and 50 Best Places for Women and Managers of Diverse Backgrounds to Work.

 

About the Job

Location: New Hanover Regional Medical Center

Department: Regional Transfer Center

Full Time Equivalent: FTE: 0.900000

Work Type: 64 to 80 Hours Pay Period

Work Schedule: 12HR DAY - Most of shift btwn 7A-7P

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Overview

Summary:
Works under the supervision of the Manager of Regional Transfer Center. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation as a foundation for computer based telephone triage and to manage and deliver patient care information. Communicates and coordinates patient’s care in an interdisciplinary model.

 

Responsibilities:
1. Provides patient care information based on established standards of practice, policies and protocols.
2. Demonstrates critical thinking skills for problem solving and anticipating patient care needs.
3. Demonstrates leadership by providing information as a resource nurse, mentor and coach.
4. Conducts self in a professional manner, using appropriate radio and telephone communication techniques.
5. Protects the privacy of patient information in accordance to hospital policy and HIPPA guidelines.
6. Maintains professional standards by participating in performance improvement projects, committees, in-services, and staff meetings.

Communication:
1. Answer emergency and non-emergency transport telephone lines and coordinate all requests for transport promptly and courteously.
2. Monitors physician-to-physician conference calls to gather data and identify the patient’s need for care.
3. Ensures that patients are admitted, transferred and discharged in a timely and efficient manner.
4. Responds appropriately using discretion and independent judgment to a wide variety of requests to determine appropriate level of care, transport mode (air/ground), type of unit, and division or agency to contact to facilitate the transport.
5. Ensures effective communications are maintained with appropriate transport team.
6. Operates transmitting and receiving two-way radio console, weather radar system, computer database, mapping system and related equipment in support of air medical and ground transport assets.
7. Coordinates appropriate bed assignment for patients requiring admission. Communicates with Admissions and Bed Placement to maintain current knowledge of bed availability.
8. Initiate and coordinate Post Accident/Incident Plans (PAIP) and emergency plans as needed.

Triage:
1. Answers telephone within the established timeframe and addresses inquiries regarding health needs or health information following approved guidelines.
2. Collects and records required demographic and health history information.
3. Identifies health needs based on assessment and utilization of guidelines. Facilitates appropriate disposition based on assessment, triage guideline parameters and clinical judgment.
4. Assists callers in accessing community services and resources.
5. Registers attendees for the Live & Learn workshops.

Qualifications

Credentials:
Essential:
* Registered Nurse

Education:
Essential:
* Associate Degree

Other information:
Experience: 5 or more years hospital experience as a Registered Nurse with multispecialty and ambulatory care experience preferred. Prefer Emergency, CCT or Triage experience. Demonstrates standards of performance (ownership, teamwork, communication, compassion) that support patient satisfaction and principles of service excellence.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Individual will possess commensurate combination of education, experience and qualifications.

Other Information

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications which may be required of the employee assigned to the position. Depending on the location of the job, duties may vary. Receipt of the job description does not imply nor create a promise of employment, nor an employment contract of any kind; my employment with the Company is at will.

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters teamwork, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".

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