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RN Transfer Access Specialist

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

About Akron Children's Hospital Akron Children's Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we're making it easier for today's busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children's Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children's Anywhere app, we're here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org. OUR PROMISES

  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reason We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive. Part Time 24 hours per week Day Shift Summary: An RN Transfer Access Specialist is a critical part of the Access and Navigation Center by accepting patients for Transport via "Quick Accept Guidelines" (QAG), while managing bed assignments and mobilization of the Transport Team. Responsibilities:
      • Responsible for promoting and maintaining quality patient care through effective management of the activities that come through the Access and Navigation Center.
      • Accepts patients for Transport via "Quick Accept Guidelines" (QAG) escalating to ED/Specialty Provider when required.
      • Triage calls to the appropriate Specialty Medical Care Provider/team.
      • Manage EPIC Grand Central Bed Assignment Process. Acts as primary point of contact for patient bed and unit assignment, based on urgency of care, policy guidelines and departmental capacities.
      • Communicates with appropriate leaders when situations may have serious impact to patients, staff or the hospital.
      • Participates in periodic review of the Access and Navigation Center operations, policy and procedure updates, continuous improvement initiatives.
      • Maintains operational aspects of the unit in collaboration with Support Services.
      • Other duties as required. Other information: Technical Expertise
        • Working with all levels of the organization is required.2. Demonstrated skills in critical thinking and crisis management.
        • Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. Experience with EMR (EPIC or other) is required.
        • Knowledge of state and local Emergency Medical Dispatch regulations is required. Education and Experience
          • Education: Bachelor's degree in nursing is required.
          • Certification: Currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Ohio is required. Current American Heart Association BLS is required. PALS, NRP, ACLS, or TNCC is preferred.
          • Certifications (such as EMT, and/or EMD or equivalent) are strongly encouraged, and if required by position description, must be current. IAMTCS (International Association of Medical Transport Communication Specialists), Certified Communicator Course of equivalent education is encouraged within two years of hire. Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) certification is encouraged within two years of hire, as Children's receives emergency requests for transport from the general public.
          • Years of Experience: 3 years' RN experience required, pediatric experience required; critical care or emergency services preferred
          • Years of Experience Supervising: None required Part Time FTE: 0.600000 Status: Onsite Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf Position: NURSING

Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , RN Transfer Access Specialist, Healthcare , Akron, Ohio

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