Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Nurse Coordinator Clinical/UKHC

Requisition Number:

NR08677

Working Title:

RN /PT TRANSFER FACILITATOR / COMMAND CENTER

Department Name:

H3280:Command Center

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

11

Salary Range:

$25.71-42.94/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

ADN

Required Related Experience:

4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

LICENSED NURSE

Physical Requirements:

Sit for extended periods of time.
The essential functions for this position include the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis and 25-50 pounds frequently; as well as stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases, hazards of radiation, and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments

Shift:

Must be able to work 40 hrs/four days a week, two 12hr and two 8hr Evening / Night shifts. Some Weekends and Holidays as required by the department.

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Microsoft Access, Excel
Clinical Judgement
Conflict Resolution
Management of resources
Customer Service
Communication
Problem Solving
Delegation
Manage work flow
Patient through put
The ideal candidate will have the following: knowledge of Maslow’s eight Basic Human Needs and the priority within Gordon’s Functional Health Patterns Frame Work as well as Swanson’s Caring model; superb direct patient care and critical thinking skills; basic computer navigation skills and working knowledge of the internet; ability to communicate in a professional and respectful manner with patients and their families, co-workers and physicians; and strong organizational, prioritization, and delegation skill.
The candidate will be highly motivated, pro-active and confident in advocating for patients and their family members. Will also enjoy working in a strong team environment and provides open, honest communication with fellow staff and physicians. In addition, the ideal candidate will possess exceptional technical skills and a proven ability to work in a team as well as independently

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

Deadline to Apply:

02/23/2021

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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Job No:
Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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