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Pediatric Transfer Center Registered Nurse

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Remote (Work from Home) -
  • Holiday Rotation -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1199031
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    This position provides direct telephonic care to patients as well as coordination of patient care for providers. Uses assessment skills, critical thinking and clinical judgment to ensure the correct level of care. Uses multiple computer applications and works in a fast-paced environment.


    Responsibilities

  • Uses the nursing process, clinical judgment, and decision support materials to assess patients telephonically. Directs patients to the most appropriate level of care. Coordinates hospital resources to ensure safe and appropriate transport/admission. Ensures accurate and complete communication with care providers, including attending physicians and primary care physicians.
  • Provides patient education and support including verbal and written instructions. Assess the patient/family ability to receive education and uses appropriate tools and techniques. Takes initiative to problem solve and demonstrates critical thinking skills.
  • Skilled and comfortable with various technologies to coordinate patient care, including multiple software applications, computerized clinical guidelines, specialized telephone technology, video and image transmission, and more.
  • Collaborates and interacts professionally with other members of the healthcare team including physicians, APPs, etc. Must work well with a multi-disciplinary team to provide appropriate, safe care. Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills. Provides the highest level of customer service to callers.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's
  • - Nursing

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • RN

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Nursing

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Pediatric Critical Care - 2 years or more
  • Registered Nurse (RN) - 2 years or more
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    Clinical - Non Direct Skills

  • Telephone Triage - 1 year or more
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    Office/Computer Skills

  • Typing - 1 year or more
  • Data Entry Experience - 1 year or more
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    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer