Transfer Center RN Clinical Coordinator Per Diem Nights

HACKENSACK UNIVERSITY MED CNTR Hackensack Requisition # 2022-110995 ShiftNight StatusPart-time without Benefits Weekend WorkEvery Other Weekend HolidaysTwo of 6 On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m. Address30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, 07601

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Facilitates communication between sending and receiving facilities, including the use of telephone, computer software, and other communication and documentation tools. Documents a record of the encounter. Utilizes clinical expertise, critical thinking, and demonstrated knowledge of unit-specific admission and discharge criteria.


1. Answers telephones in accordance with established policies and procedures. 2. Utilizes professional tone and demeanor in all communication. 3. Coordinates communication between sending and receiving facilities, and within the receiving facility. 4. Accurately records details of all communication related to each transfer request in the electronic health record in an efficient and timely manner. 5. Works in a collaborative manner with other members of the health care team. 6. Utilizes clinical expertise, and collaborates with capacity management, nursing, physician/provider representatives, and other hospital departments to assure proper level of care and room assignment at the receiving facility. 7. Maintains awareness of bed availability on all patient care units and outpatient departments involved in the inter-facility transfer and direct admission of patients. 8. Demonstrates the ability to handle a high degree of pressure, heavy workloads, multiple requests, and numerous interruptions in a positive manner, establishing priorities for effective work completion. Able to diffuse challenging situations and respond appropriately. 9. Demonstrates expertise in working with multiple computer applications as well as all functions of the telephone system. 10. Demonstrates the ability to independently implement solutions to transfer center issues. 11. Escalates barriers and concerns using applicable policies and procedures as well as chain of command. 12. Follows patient identification policies and procedures to ensure accurate patient identification. Collaborates with patient access services as needed. 13. Utilizes downtime procedures for effective communication and documentation when necessary. 14. Collaborates with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to arrange appropriate and timely transportation based on established protocols. 15. Collaborates with sending and receiving providers to ensure appropriate level of care and response urgency are assigned for patient transportation. 16. Obtains insurance information and communicates with insurance providers and/or case management and social services as needed. 17. Initiates registration activities and completes registration as requested. 18. Prepares handoff and other reports as directed. 19.Mentors team members. Participates in onboarding of new team members. 20. Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment. 21. Other duties as assigned. 22. Patient age specification: Neonate, infant, toddler, pre-school, school age, adolescent, adult, geriatrics. 23. Must be able to sit and work at a computer with multiple monitors while speaking on a telephone for extended periods of time.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: 1. RN graduate of an accredited school of nursing. 2. Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in acute care setting. Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: 1. BSN 2. Transfer center experience 3. Critical care and emergency medical services experience 4. Computer literacy 5. Medical terminology 6. Excellent communication skills 7. Flexible and adaptable to change 8. Ability to multitask Licenses and Certifications Required: 1. NJ State Professional Registered Nurse license 2. AHA Basic Life Support Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

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