Admissions Nurse - PRN Patient Transfer Center
Founded in 2006, MountainStar Healthcare is an integrated system of hospitals, physician clinics and outpatient centers that is making healthcare more accessible and convenient all along the Wasatch Front. It is committed to excellence while taking care of patients and their families. Its patient-centered approach to caregiving focuses on respecting people as individuals and providing exceptional medical options and support during some of life's most difficult and celebratory times. MountainStar Patient Transfer Center
is a one-stop solution for patient-care providers to better meet patient care needs. Our knowledgeable support team coordinates transfers when patients need emergency care, urgent medical evaluation, or admission to any MountainStar hospital in Utah. We are here to help; quickly, efficiently and around the clock, every day of the year. Position Title:
Patient Transfer - Admissions Nurse Position Type:
PRN PRN =
"As needed" with minimum requirement to work 1 schedule per 2 week pay period. Schedules are
7 a.m. - 7 p.m. and 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
Coverage for illness, staffing needs defined by scheduler and vacation coverage. Job Summary:
- Responsible for assisting patient-care providers in accessing HCA's Emergency Departments and in-patient facilities, for urgent patient evaluation and/or admission and facilitate the patient transfer process, providing 24-hour services, 7 days per week.
- Expedites consultation between referring patient-care providers and receiving physicians. Facilitates all communications with providers, staff and transporting agencies.
- Facilitates continuity of the interdisciplinary plan of care by providing Utilization services, as needed, and will promote quality outcomes and patient throughput while supporting a balance of optimal care and appropriate resource utilization.
- Acts as a customer-service representative, taking appropriate steps to meet the needs of the callers as well as improve relations with referring providers, interacting with multiple departments and agencies, in order to ensure quality care to patients. Assists with patient triage, interacting with other call center staff. Performs other duties as assigned, consistent with the goals and scope of the department.
Current RN license to practice in the state of Utah. BSN preferred. Education:
Graduate from accredited school of Nursing. Must maintain BLS certification. Experience:
*Minimum of 3 years RN experience preferred, with increasing supervisory responsibilities.
*Previous experience in ED/ Critical Care, Charge Nurse/ House Supervisor, Educator and Case Management helpful.
*Must be familiar with basic hospital transfer and admission process.
*Call Center/ Transfer Center experience preferred.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom