Community Health Systems RN or LPN, Communication/Transfer Center Nurse Specialist in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

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.

Qualifications

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: 1835098

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.