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Transfer Center Registered Nurse

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Alhambra
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Make a Difference Every Single DayWhen the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai and, it's just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of world-class healthcare professionals to using innovative facilities, you'll have everything needed to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others! Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals!The Capacity Command Center (CCC) is a 24/7 multi-disciplinary, data-driven enterprise that carefully assesses health system operations to optimize the alignment of care teams and the coordination of patient activities. Our CCC staff manages the flow of patients and their continuum of care, from the time of admission to discharge, all from one place.Working in close collaboration with a diverse and high functioning team, the Transfer Center Nurse is a central contact for all incoming patient transfer requests to Cedars Sinai Medical Center.

  • You will be responsible for the coordination of all Transfer Center functions, including preadmission/admission screening, acquiring financial and medical clearance and working collaboratively with the sending facility representatives for safe and efficient transfers.
  • You will use expert clinical skills to evaluate critical and non critical transfer requests.
  • You will also use case management and utilization management skills to determine appropriateness of direct admits and incoming transfers as well expedite the transfer of our psychiatric patient population to inpatient Psychiatric Facilities. -
    Qualifications - ExternalEducational Requirements:
    • Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN or higher preferred.License/Certification/Registration Requirements:
      • Current California State RN License required
      • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification preferred.
      • ANCC or National Nursing Specialty Certification preferred.Experience:
        • Minimum 3 years recent acute RN experience in specialty.
        • Working knowledge of applicable Standards of Practice.
        • Demonstrated dedication to customer service and ability to meet the needs and expectations of patients and health care colleagues.
        • Utilization Management, Case Management, Discharge Planning, and/or Admission experience preferred.
        • Clinical knowledge sufficient to triage and assess critical and non critical transfers requests and transportation needs.
        • Basic knowledge of Healthcare law and finance: EMTALA
        • Demonstrated professional leadership skills that include problem resolution capabilities
        • Demonstrated ability to apply technical and critical thinking principles, treatment, and evaluation of patients and families.
        • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills required.
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills required.
        • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and remain flexible -
          Working Title: Transfer Center Registered Nurse
          Department: Capacity Command Center
          Business Entity: Nursing
          Job Category: Nursing
          Job Specialty: Nursing
          Position Type: Full-time
          Shift Length: 12 hour shift
          Shift Type: Night

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Alhambra , Transfer Center Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Alhambra, California

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