posted

26 days ago

Location

Alexandria, LA

Description

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Float Pool Registered Nurse today with Rapides Regional Medical Center.

 

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse like you to be a part of our team.

The Life of an HCA Nurse

 

Transfer Center nurses are in a unique position to make a difference. They support various units within the hospital. They have high-level critical thinking skills, vast clinical knowledge, and are able to stay calm under pressure.

 

Responsibilities:

The Transfer Center RN is responsible for coordinating direct admissions and hospital transfers to and from RRMC with the intent to transfer each patient to an appropriate HCA MidAmerica Division hospital. Perform bed management duties.

 

What You Will Do In This Role:

  • 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.
  • Follow specific protocols, policies, procedures, and utilize established resources.
  • Work collaboratively with team members ensuring appropriate patient admission and patient placement.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to ensure exceptional consumer experience.
  • Efficiently and effectively, manage all hospital transfers. Consult with on-call physicians regarding patient care issues, needs and concerns, advise when appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain a high degree of awareness and knowledge of hospitals’ medical staff, services, and special programs.
  • Assist in data collection, monitoring, evaluation, and analyzing of triage problems for the purpose of developing and implementing protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Exhibit and model exceptional customer relationship behaviors, including telephone and personal contact with all of the call center’s customer groups (i.e. physicians and their office staffs, callers, and fellow employees).
  • Maintain composure and customer-centric communication with challenging callers.
  • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement.”
  • Prioritizes workload to effectively perform bed management duties while facilitating transfers to and from RRMC.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Must be proficient in EMTALA.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with physicians and their offices to coordinate admission.
  • Problem-solving skills to determine the best course of action, which will be satisfactory to the patient, the physicians, and the hospital.
  • Knowledge of basic hospital services.
  • Ability to analyze information of a complex nature.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple complex tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Internet searches, and relevant data bases.
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure to follow through on issues.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
  • Ability to work effectively with other employees and external parties.

Qualifications

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana as a Registered Nurse
  • Minimum five years of progressive nursing experience
  • ICU and ED background preferred

 

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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