Transfer Center Nurse Job Listing at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO
Why Work at Children's.... Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Qualifications General Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years experience in an Inpatient pediatric setting is preferred. Knowledge of case management, utilization management and assessment tools is a preferred plus. Excellent leadership and interpersonal problem solving skills. Ability to work with a wide variety of clinical personnel required. Strong knowledge of admission processes is preferred. Excellent verbal, written, and phone skills. Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. Knowledge of personal computer, including word processing, spreadsheet applications, and other communication software (e-mail). The ability to learn IT systems including the Electronic Medical Record, Electronic Bedboard, and Patient Progression report system. Benefits include the ability to critically think about potential system/process improvements and redesigns, as well as the ability to manage and facilitate small initiatives.
Required Education/Field of Study:Bachelor or higher in Nursing.
Required License/Certification - Registered Nurse Physical Requirements Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 4-6 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Lift: 1/3 or more of time
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 25 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time Job Overview The Transfer Center Nurse (TC RN) provides the assessment, planning, facilitation, and advocacy for optimal clinical and financial outcomes in the transfer and placement of patients to Children’s Hospital Colorado. The TC RN collaborates with the patient, family, other healthcare team members, community providers, and community resources and payors, resulting in an appropriate level of care, placement, and reimbursement. The TC RN assists with the appropriate use of resources both within the facility and external to the facility. Communication and collaboration may include coordinating admissions and transfers with referring facilities and providers, InterQual assessment, clinical assessment, transportation and insurance verification. Electronic Clinical Documentation is utilized to document and communicate the admission to Patient Access, our Physicians, and RNs. The TC RN may also be involved with other services including, but not limited to collaboration with Managed Care, Insurance Verification, Health Information Management; data aggregation and analysis related to length of stay, outlier days, avoidable days, care delays and denials overturned or upheld; education and case management orientation for RNs, residents, physicians, students, and other departments. Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information. Additional Information Department: Patient Placement
Hours per week: Varies
Shift: Flex position will primarily be utilized for day shifts, but also must available when night shifts arise.
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