Emergency Transfer Coordinator, RN
- UT Health East Texas
- $62,250.00 - 98,340.00 / Year *
- 4191 FM2813
- Tyler, TX 75703
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
Details: The shift for this position is rotating 12 hour shifts, 6p-6a Responsible for emergency patient transfer coordination and communications for the UT Health system. Coordinators will 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. Personnel will coordinator Rapid Response Code Activation that include Trauma, STEMI, Code Stroke and the Radiology Team. Personnel will also coordinate for Emergency Safety and activate for Disaster Preparedness in compliance with the Safety Policy and Procedure. Personnel will 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. Some overtime and call-back may be required. - 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 Details: Education: Associate or Bachelor s of Nursing Required, with RN licensure Experience: 1-2 years in health care setting preferred 1-2 years previous EMS and/or communications experience preferred Certification and Licensure: RN licensure required. Basic CPR required
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