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Renown Health Transfer Center Nurse Specialist in Reno, Nevada

Transfer Center Nurse Specialist

Requisition id: 155380

Department: 200751 RTOC – Renown Transfer & Operations Center

Facility: Renown Regional Medical Center

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Night

Category: Nursing

Location: Reno,NV

Position Purpose

This position provides leadership and assumes accountability for appropriate patient placement and resource utilization through collaboration with Renown Management, Clinical Staff, Unit Staff, and Transfer Center Staff. Facilitates patient flow into and within the Renown facilities. Connects the medical staff of Renown with referring physicians. Facilitates effective two-way communication and resolution of operational issues in support of Renown’s goals and objectives. Provides support for all staff members while delivering quality service through a team oriented, collaborative approach.

Nature and Scope

Provides support to Renown’s management and patient care teams by collaborating patient transfer acceptance and throughput at Renown acute facilities.

Frequently and effectively communicates with all levels of the care team (Patient, Directors, Managers, Clinical Team Leaders, Nurses, Patients, Families, Physicians and other hospital Team Members).

The individual must demonstrate leadership skills and act as a mentor and facilitator to professional nursing colleagues and other team members.

Provides support to management and staff through communication, organizing, prioritizing, facilitating, and problem solving, in order to ensure the success of appropriate patient placement, excellent customer service, and appropriate throughput.

Must demonstrate competence in a fast paced, stressful environment due to demands from multiple sources. In this unpredictable environment, the individual must possess the ability to organize, prioritize and reprioritize shift priorities as needed.

The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span, possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status, interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age and specific needs to achieve optimal patient placement and subsequent flow within the facility according to departmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

The individual must demonstrate a strong knowledge base in critical care and emergency treatment, assessment, and phases of patient care.

Requires substantial computer work while in a seated position in performance of duties. Utilizes advanced technical equipment as needed.

The individual must be able to manage stressful environments as this position requires quick decision-making with multiple competing priorities.

This position does not provide patient care.

Disclaimer

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications Requirements – Required and/or Preferred

Education: Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English. Appropriate education to obtain and maintain State of Nevada Registered Nurse licensure. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of Acute Care nursing experience or 2 years of Critical Care or ED nursing experience required.

License(s): Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse license.

Certification(s): Current BLS / CPR certification required.

Computer / Typing: Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and have the ability to use the computer to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.

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