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Transfer Center Nurse (RN), Relief (45104)
Category: Health Care Industry
  • We need you for Relief
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview
  • + FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours: .001/0
    + Shift: Rotating
    + Hours in Shift: 12
    + Req: 45104

Job code: lhw-e0-88400749

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Transfer Center Nurse (RN), Relief (45104)
**Transfer Center Nurse (RN), Relief (45104)**

Job Description**

Relief Transfer Center Nurse, 12 hour rotating shifts (days, evenings, nights), variable days of the week, every other weekend

Stanford Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Transfer Center Nurses provide 24-hour coverage in the Transfer Center to facilitate smooth transfer or transport and transition for all emergent, urgent, and elective patients into the Stanford University Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital from referring hospitals, and ensuring they are provided the appropriate level of care bed, financial screening, and, appropriate mode of transport. Transfer Center Nurses evaluate, process, track, document, and coordinate patient transfers and patient transports into the Stanford Medical Center and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital campuses. Transfer Center Nurses efficiently engage appropriate departments in the transfer process and are responsible for oversight of the entire transfer episode. Essential Functions: Contacts Case Manager at insurance or review organization to establish authorization. Coordinates emergency admission protocols as needed. Coordinates with staff of other hospital departments, including Medical Communications, Case Management, social works, patient care units, and outpatient clinics to ensure that the patient's needs are met from admission through discharge. Documents findings and recommendations for accepted transfers or transports. Performs nursing assessment to determine the appropriate level of care at the hospital (i.e., critical care, acute care, observation or outpatient) and the need for specialized equipment, isolation or other patient needs; provides nursing assessment information to patient care unit accepting the transfer and coordinates the arrival time; assesses, implements, and evaluates appropriate interventions for a patient's current or changing clinical status. Provides an expert level of clinical decision-making to determine patient acuity, need for transfer, and appropriate means of transfer to include LPCH specialized team transport appropriate level of care during transfer or transport, and to sort through all patient information and formulate an accurate picture of the patient and their condition for the hospital's physicians and nurses. Screens patient for anticipated discharge planning needs, such as acceptance of patient back to referring health care institutions, skilled nursing facility (SNF), and/or other community resources to ensure patient and family needs are met. Serves as expert, resource, and consultant to nurses, physicians, departments and families of patients. Sorts through all patient information and formulates an accurate and complete picture of the patient and the patient's condition for the hospital's physicians and nurses; confers with Admitting Physician when questions or issues arise regarding medical necessity of transfer; confers with Social Workers or Case Managers regarding patient and family psychosocial needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

- Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accreditated acdemic facility

- 3 years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience in an ICU, ED and/or flight/transport field

- 2 years minimum experience with both adults and pediatric patients

- Valid California Registered Nurse (RN) license

- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association

- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association

- Knowledge of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and related regulations

- Knowledge of the requirements and regulations of third-party payers, such as Medi-Cal, Medicare, CCS, and other government programs as well as private insurance.

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