- REGISTERED NURSE
- Position Summary: Provides leadership and support to all patient care units through the facilitation and coordination of patient flow and bed utilization. Establishes positive working relationships with Nurse Managers, Charge Nurses and physicians to evaluate current and future requirements for optimal patient flow. Facilitates external transfers from other hospitals through prompt and accurate triaging of requests to the most appropriate clinical service. Actively participates in multidisciplinary teams / committees supporting patient access and throughput. Complies with EMTALA, federal and state guidelines, and other regulatory agencies? requirements.
Required: Bachelors Degree
Required: 6-10 years of previous job-related experience
Minimum Experience Details: Critical care or ED experience preferred
Required: Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois
Position Responsibilities: PATIENT PLACEMENT OPERATIONS: Assigns patients to the most appropriate beds based on clinical need and other considerations, including admission criteria, bed availability and staffing. TRANSFER CENTER OPERATIONS: Processes patient transfer requests from external health care facilities. REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS: Complies with EMTALA, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, TJC, Illinois Department of Public Health and Illinois licensing requirements, as well as with organizational quality improvement programs. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Engages in and demonstrates self-development in clinical and professional areas.