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Transfer Center Transport RN

Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Lee Health

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Department: Transfer Center

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Workdays/Nights: Nights

2776 Cleveland Ave

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Shift: Shift 3

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7:00:00 PM to 7:00:00 AM

Fort Myers, FL 33901

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Work Type: Full Time

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Exempt: No

Job Summary


Participates as a member of the Transfer Center (TC) in driving communication and coordination of patient transfers/admissions throughout the hospital system. The position evaluates patient status need and determines the appropriateness and priority of the request based on system specialization and hospital bed availability. The TC Coordinator is the first responder for all communication to and from the TC, including LMHS hospitals(Intra-System), doctor's offices (Direct Admits), external outpatient facilities (Clinics), and external health systems (Inbound transfers). The TC Coordinator must have a strong clinical knowledge and ability to perform rapid triage while working closely with internal hospital management, physicians, and ambulance personnel. The Transport RN will be required to perform intra-system and inter-facility transports of the acute care and or/injured patient as triaged for RN level care. These transports will occur on an ambulance with supporting EMT/Paramedic personnel. This role will require patient assessment, plan and implementation of plan along with evaluation of the patient in collaboration with other health care professionals and physician guidelines. The level of the transport skillsets will need to include but not limited to knowledge of invasive hemodynamic monitoring, critical infusions and ventilator management. Individual in this position must be able to handle a high demand, fast paced work environment with a strong ability to effectively multi-task and prioritize.

Job Requirements


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/


Additional Requirements

Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/

Preferredand/or3 YearsCritical Care NursingRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements


Preferredand/orRegistered Nurse LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements


Preferredand/orBLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Required

US:FL:Fort Myers

Keywords: Lee Health, Fort Myers , Transfer Center Transport RN, Healthcare , Fort Myers, Florida

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