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McLeod Health Clinical Nurse - Transfer Center (part-time night shift) in Florence, South Carolina

Clinical Nurse - Transfer Center (part-time night shift)

Tracking Code

20212113

Job Description

Job Summary

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Coordinates transportation arrangements as appropriate.

  • Communicates pertinent clinical information to all affected departments and referring facilities to expedite the admission process.

  • Coordinates back-transfers to referring facilities if necessary and appropriate.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Problem solves, prioritizes, and multitasks on a consistent basis in order to meet patient needs in a timely and efficient manner.

  • 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:

  • 56 hours biweekly; night shift

Job Location

Florence, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

Part-Time

Position Type Details

Part-Time greater than 40 Hours

Physical Address

McLeod Tower, 555 East Cheves Street

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