Nurse Coord Clin/On-Call/Ukhc

University Of Kentucky Lexington , KY 40598

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary

The Patient Transfer Facilitator coordinates the placement of all admissions and transfers to UK Chandler / Good Samaritan in accordance with the clinical standard guidelines. Is responsible for ensuring that the patient is admitted to the most appropriate bed available using current admission criteria.

Follows protocols for direct acceptance of specific patient population. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total, comprehensive, continuous patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes.

This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction. The Patient Transfer Facilitator coordinates the placement of all admissions and transfers to UK Chandler / Good Samaritan in accordance with the clinical standard guidelines. Is responsible for ensuring that the patient is admitted to the most appropriate bed available using current admission criteria.

Follows protocols for direct acceptance of specific patient population. The primary responsibilities for this position consist of providing total,comprehensive, continuous patient centered care which includes: assessing, documenting, planning, implementing, teaching, developing, and evaluating a comprehensive nursing plan of care; delivering direct patient care; ensuring patient satisfaction; training and delegating duties for Nursing Care Technicians (Nursing Assistant); and adhering to University policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations. Furthermore, this environment supports collaborative efforts among the nursing staff and the team of physicians to increase communication and enhance expected patient outcomes.

This includes utilization of the nursing process in conjunction with a comprehensive patient-centered plan of care, ensuring patient satisfaction.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

ICU Experience strongly preferred

Follows protocols for direct acceptance of specific patient

population.

Microsoft Access, Excel

Clinical Judgement

Conflict Resolution

Management of resources

Customer Service

Communication

Problem Solving

Delegation

Manage work flow

Patient through put

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience

Strongly prefer a candidate with BSN and 5-6 years RN experience. Prior coordination experience and a minimum of 18 months of critical care experience also preferred

ICU Experience strongly preferred

Deadline to Apply 02/17/2020 University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



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