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UT Health East Texas: Rn, Transfer Coordinator, Ft, 2p-2a

UT Health East Texas

This is a Contract position in Tyler, TX posted November 2, 2020.

Details: Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas Why UT Health East Texas?

Our People.

Our people truly are our greatest strength.

They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.

We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose.

We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future.

You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place.

Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors.

Everybody is somebody here.

Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.

With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.

Our hospital is seeking an experienced Transfer Coordinator.

We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills in our Emergency Department where you will be responsible for: What You Will Be Doing: Responsible for emergency patient transfer coordination and communications for the UT Health system.

Coordinators will work with Emergency Department, EMS, AirOne, Medical Staff and referring hospitals to accomplish the rapid and efficient transfer of patients.

This entails effective communication with the Medical Staff and all ancillary Emergency Service Staff in promoting safe and appropriate transfer acceptance and delivery.

Personnel will coordinator Rapid Response Code Activation that include Trauma, STEMI, Code Stroke and the Radiology Team.

Personnel will also coordinate for Emergency Safety and activate for Disaster Preparedness in compliance with the Safety Policy and Procedure.

Personnel will maintain and verify the Physician On Call Active listing for referral and hospital distribution.

Personnel will understand and support the UT Health mission, vision and values and adhere to hospital policies and procedures.

Some overtime and call-back may be required.

Receives Transfer Hotline Calls and connects transferring physician with the appropriate receiving physician in a rapid efficient manner while monitoring call for important information Receives HEARN and 800 systems radio reports and relays to the appropriate unit and/or physician in a rapid efficient manner.

Notifies the appropriate unit and/or physician of changes in the patient’s condition while in route.

Coordinates communications with ED/Transferring physicians with the appropriate Medical Staff physician to ensure expedited and secure connection with reporting and facilitating transfer acceptance to the appropriate higher level of care service Maintains Data Call Log intake in the computer system databank that includes the summary detail and patient and physician demographics Coordinates with ETEMS Communications Center when a request for helicopter transfer is received by a transferring hospital or agency Maintains status of AirOne helicopters in regards to weather and maintenance status, as well as crew members on duty for each aircraft and keeps the Program Director informed of changes and important information as necessary.

Coordinates Rapid Response and Emergency test pages and code Activation with databank entry.

Maintains and verifies active listing Physician On Call Schedules for referral and Hospital Distribution Details: So what experience are we looking for in our Transfer Coordinator position?

Associate or Bachelor’s of Nursing Required, with RN licensure Experience: 2-3 Years as a RN 1-2 years previous Critical Care/ EMS and/or communications experience preferred