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Alta Bates Summit Medical Center

General Information


Job title: Transfer Coordinator – Transfer Center
Job location: Berkley, CA 94705 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 07/22/11
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Charge Nurse
Registered Nurse

Job Description

Job description:
Where I Fit In…

Sutter Health East Bay Region understands how vital it is to have the many pieces of the big picture seamlessly fit together. Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay's largest private, not-for-profit medical center with nearly 1,100 licensed beds. We provide 24-hour emergency and medical/surgical services at our Oakland and Berkeley campuses, and obstetric services in Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you'll find a challenging environment that reflects the values and mission to support healthy living. This position will be dedicated to facilitating appropriate (requiring a higher level of care than what is available at the patient's current location) patient transfers into Alta Bates Summit Medical Center from referring physicians and facilities (hospitals, clinics, etc.). Person filling this position will ensure an appropriate level of bed care within ABSMC and will facilitate a timely mode of transportation. Responsible for meeting the needs and expectations of our referring physicians/facilities, as well as our accepting physicians, by supporting and managing the patient transport process efficiently and effectively.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
• Current CA RN license
• At least five years’ clinical nurse experience required; recent acute care experience and/or position such as Emergency Room/triage, ICU, nurse manager, nurse supervisor or case manager preferred
• Demonstrated excellence in customer service skills; experience with data collection is desirable
• The following knowledge: Familiar with applicable state and federal standards and regulations, such as EMTALA, related to acute and urgent/emergent patient transports; knowledge of State, Federal, and Professional industry standards pertaining to healthcare practice (e.g. Title 22 and JCAHO); Working knowledge of procedure for the admission and inter-facility transfer of patients is preferred; working knowledge of all state Medicare and Medi-Cal guidelines preferred
• The following skills: excellent customer service skills, demonstrating an ability to place significant focus on communication and teamwork; excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; ability to deal objectively with a wide variety of situations; ability to manage multiple priorities in stressful situations; basic computer skills and the knowledge required to support a nursing/transfer center information system; ability to work independently and be a self-starter; work collaboratively on projects with personnel from a variety of service lines; ability to understand complex diagnosis and treatment information and use deductive reasoning

As one of the nation’s leading, not-for-profit networks of community-based health care providers, Sutter Health East Bay Region offers all the benefits of a large network but finds its greatest strength in the many talents that our employees share with us and their patients. To learn more, contact Lourdes Bledsoe, CHCR, Senior Allied Health Recruiter, at Apply online EOE

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