Community Health Systems RN or LPN, Communication/Transfer Center Nurse Specialist in Fort Wayne, Indiana
RN/LPN Stat Transfer/Communications Specialist
The RN/LPN who serves as Stat Transfer Center/Communications Specialist is the primary liaison to physicians, patients, family members, and hospital staff for all patient triage, admission, bed assignment, transfer and transport activities in and out of the Lutheran Hospital health care system. The RN/LPN who serves as Stat Transfer Center/Communications Specialist also evaluates, processes, tracks, facilitates, documents and coordinates activities, and provides technical leadership and guidance to communication center support staff to facilitate patient care needs.
Requirements of the RN/LPN who serves as Stat Transfer Center/Communications Specialist demonstrates:
Working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written
Strong organizational skills to coordinate transfer/communication center activities to facilitate patient transfer and admission needs
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Critical thinking skills to manage multiple responsibilities and prioritize work related functions.
Knowledge and skills to work with patient needs related to those in crisis, who may be dying, undergoing lifestyle changes, or leaving home and family under emergent circumstances
Strong clinical nursing knowledge/skills to assess patient care needs and coordinate patient admission
General knowledge of normal growth, development, related behaviors, needs, comfort and range of treatment appropriate to the age to support the individualized interdisciplinary plan of care.
An equal opportunity employer.
Registration/Certification/Licensure: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse
Experience: One year of clinical nursing experience in a hospital setting; prior experience in a critical care or emergency environment a plus.
Education: Minimum of an Associate's Degree in Nursing or completion of a practical nursing program from an accredited school of nursing
Job: Emergency Services
Organization: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Location: IN-Fort Wayne
Requisition ID: 1822976