Providence RN Transfer Center Coordinator in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a RN Transfer Center Coordinator (0.9 FTE Night Shift) to Providence Office Park Portland in Portland, OR.
The Registered Nurse in the Oregon Region Transfer Center operates in a multi-functional team that supports the evaluation, consultation and transfer of patients for any of the eight Providence Oregon hospitals. The Transfer Center Nurse efficiently facilitates complex requests relating to physician consults, telemedicine requests, and timely patient transfers between facilities.
This position collaborates with the Centralized Bed Control team to secure appropriate placement of patients, expedites emergency operations plans, and gathers complex details to accurately assist the health care team in responding to the patient’s clinical care needs.
This position serves as the central point of contact for capacity and is called upon to disseminate information to area hospitals to manage capacity and patient flow within the region.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Triage patients to the appropriate level of service throughout all hospitals in the Oregon Region
Work diligently and collaboratively within a multidisciplinary environment to innovate and solve for multifaceted issues regarding patient care
Provide superior customer service and service recovery, utilizing good sound judgment and independent thinking to meet or exceed the expectations of physicians, patients, visitors, and multidisciplinary staff members
Coordinate complex transfers of acutely ill patients to Providence facilities from inside and outside our health system
Partner with Life Flight and Critical Care Transport to ensure a superior transport experience for our patients.
Demonstrate leadership and strong communication skills
Required qualifications for this position includes:
Bachelor's degree in Nursing
Current Oregon State Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure
Five (5) years in acute care setting
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Leadership experience and/or ED -OR- Critical Care patient care background
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Job Category: Case Management
Req ID: 273103