Experienced RN/Registered Nurse - Patient Flow & Transfer Center - Duke University Hospital
Duke University Health System
Location: Durham, North Carolina
Internal Number: 228751
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
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Experienced RN/Registered Nurse - Patient Flow & Transfer Center - Duke University Hospital - Durham, NC
The Patient Flow team at Duke University Hospital is looking to grow! An exceptional group of Clinical Professionals dedicated to the facilitation and coordination of patient movement within a world class healthcare system, surrounding regional healthcare systems, and beyond!
The Patient Flow team works with referring agencies, hospitals, clinics, and emergency departments throughout the state and beyond to coordinate safe and efficient integration into the Duke University Health System. This team also facilitates patient movement throughout the facility by coordinating transfers between the Inpatient Units, PACU, Emergency Department, and Ambulatory Clinics. This team works alongside providers to identify patient needs, triage needs based on acuity, and ensure that patients are relocated in accordance with their needs.
Work Hours & Shifts:
Day shift available 7a - 7p
3 - 12 hour shifts
Weekend Option or alternate schedule may be available upon manager approval
This role also offers the potential for some hybrid work after 1 year of experience with the Patient Flow & Transfer Center Team.
Job Summary: With thousands of requests handled per year, the Duke Health Transfer Center is the patient and provider link to world-renown patient and family centered care. With strengths of teamwork, inter-disciplinary communication and collaboration, the Transfer Center offers a dynamic environment for ongoing development of the experienced Registered Nurse. Our dedicated team provides 24/7 coverage to support the transfer needs of patients while networking with our internal and external customers.
The ideal Patient Flow & Transfer Center team member would have experience in the critical or emergency care setting and an understanding of how to navigate complex medical systems with a focus on patient centered care.
This role requires a BSN degree from an accredited nursing program, continuous BLS certification, and at least three (3) years of direct experience working in an inpatient medical/surgical facility. The optimal candidate has direct experience working in an Emergency Department, Critical Care Environment, or Transfer Center at a Level 1 Trauma Center as it requires advanced clinical decision-making skills to ensure that patients receive the best care possible.
Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
Three years of Critical Care or Step Down or ED nursing experience required at a Level 1 Trauma Center
Knowledge of Duke Health System hospitals and patient care units preferred
Graduation from an accredited Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or higher is required
Licensure, Certification or Registration Required:
Current registration with North Carolina State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse OR current compact RN licensure to practice in the state of North Carolina required.
BLS (or higher) certification required
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