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RN, Emergency Transfer Coordinator ,PRN

Job Reference: JIH03020902
Date Posted: 15 January 2020
Employer: UT Health East Texas
Location: Tyler , Texas
Sector: Wider Healthcare Team
Contract Type: Full-Time
Closing Date: 11 February 2020

Job Description


* This position is responsible for emergency patient transfer coordination and communications for the UT Health system.
* 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.
* Coordinator Rapid Response Code Activation that include Trauma, STEMI, Code Stroke and the Radiology Team.
* Coordinator for Emergency Safety and activate for Disaster Preparedness in compliance with the Safety Policy and Procedure.
* 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.
* 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 en 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


So what experience are we looking for in our Registered Position?

* Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school.
* 2 years RN experience required;1-2 Years ER/EMS experience.
* Current RN license or compact RN license to practice in Texas.
* Current BLS required, ACLS preferred.

Now that you read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients.

UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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