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Registered Nurse Patient Placement Coordinator

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare
Location: Conroe
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Description Do you have the career opportunities as a Registered Nurse that you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare as a Transfer Centers Registered Nurse Patient Placement Coordinator. We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At the Gulf Coast Division Transfer Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include: Student Loan RepaymentTuition Reimbursement/Assistance ProgramsPaid Personal Leave401k (100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)Identity Theft Protection discountsAuto, Home, and Life Insurance optionsAdoption AssistanceEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP) The HCA Gulf Coast Transfer Center handles the patient movement and logistics for over 35 HCA hospitals and free-standing emergency rooms across the state of Texas.Located in the Greater Houston, TX area, our mission is to assist in the clinical placement and movement of critical patients both into and out of our facilities providing timely access to care for our patients when minutes matter the most. The transfer center is staffed 24/7 with seasoned clinical professionals who collaborate between physicians, hospitals, and other immediate health care settings to coordinate the timely movement of high acuity patients such as STEMI, stroke, trauma, neonatal care, and so forth. As a member of our team: You will be responsible for coordinating direct admissions and hospital transfers to an appropriate HCA Division hospital.You will coordinate ambulance transfers from the HCA Division hospitals to other facilities and post-acute care providers.You will work in a customer-centric transfer and transport call center; respond to all callers with the aid of an electronic database of service profiles, approved clinical protocols and healthcare information.You will efficiently and effectively, manage all hospital transfers. Consult with on-call physicians regarding patient care issues, needs and concerns and advise when appropriate.You will work collaboratively with HCA facilities to manage all internal and external patient movements and the allocation of bed assignments.You will accept all hospital transfers. Must be proficient in EMTALAYou will apply your nursing knowledge derived from education and experience as foundation for gathering appropriate clinical data to ensure appropriate placement, transfer facilitation, communication, and accurate documentation.You will facilitate inner facility transfers, maintaining communication with all parties including but not limited to attending/accepting MD and referring facility.You will communicate with physicians and outlying facilities if placement of a specific patient will be problematic. Use problem-solving skills to determine the best course of action, which will be satisfactory to the patient, the MD, and the hospital.You will be responsible for documenting and tracking all hospital transfers and transports.You will assist in data collection, monitoring, evaluation, and analyzing of transfer problems for the purpose of developing and implementing protocols, policies and procedures.You will exhibit excellent customer relationship skills including telephone and personal contact with all of the call centers customer groups, i.e. physicians and their office staffs, nurses, vendors and fellow employees, etc.You will establish and maintains a high degree of awareness and knowledge of participating HCA hospitals medical staff, services and special programs Education and Requirements:Graduate from an accredited nursing programCurrent license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas Minimum 3 years acute care RN experience Preferences:BSN or Bachelors degree in nursing3 years of Critical Care nursing to include ED, ICU and/or House Supervisor experience Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Registered Nurse Patient Placement Coordinator, where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise! HCA Healthcare is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA Healthcare has continually, been named one of Ethispheres most ethical companys in the world since 2010. In 2018, HCA spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Houston Healthcare, Conroe , Registered Nurse Patient Placement Coordinator, Healthcare , Conroe, Texas

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