Medic Transfer Coordinator
Job location: Charlottesville, VA - Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-26
Responsible for the intake and logistics of facilitating outside hospital requests for patient transfer into the University of Virginia Medical Center. Tasks include: identification and triage of calls to appropriate service lines communication with accepting physicians coordination with UVA’s Medical Transport dispatch coordination with the UVA Bed Center and serving as the primary liaison between referring facilities and UVA physicians nursing and ancillary staff in order to facilitate and safe and efficient patient transfer.
- Serves as front-line liaison between outside referring facility customers and the.UVA Medical Center
- Understands and properly uses all communication equipment and programs
- Maintains a positive and professional work environment.
- Identifies potential areas for improved operations and care
In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent is required. Graduation from a.certified.Paramedic or EMT-Intermediate education program is required. Associate’s degree in EMT- Paramedic or a Bachelor’s degree in Communications Emergency Services or Health Sciences is preferred.
Experience: 3 years of experience at the Intermediate or Paramedic level with a high-volume career or volunteer EMS system or.3 years of experience within the hospital setting.
Licensure: Must maintain current Virginia EMT-P Virginia EMT-I National. Registry NRP or National Registry NREMT-I certification(s). Must maintain current AHA Health. Care Provider BLS certification and certifications.in ACLS and PALS. Certifications in PHTLS ATLS and/or AMLS preferred.
Sitting for prolonged periods, frequently utilizing a computer and phone system, typing, and multi-tasking; Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull < 20lbs. The job setting is a high-stress environment that is prone to high-capacity sensory stimulation.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.