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Transfer Center RN (Full Time)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
Job Code:
228409
Universal Health Services
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Transfer Center RN (Full Time)

Job Code:  228409
Facility: The George Washington University Hospital
Location: WASHINGTON, DC US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Social Work/Case Management, RN
 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .9
Position Summary:

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

In collaboration with the Patient Logistics Center Manager, the House Operations Supervisor, and the Transfer Center Medical Director, develops, enhances, and executes the Transfer Center Program.  Responsible for the continuity of care of transferred patients.  Facilitates processes on a daily basis to expedite patient movement and capacity management within the organization.  Coordinates, prioritizes, and optimizes patient flow activities.  Supports and enhances the capabilities of the multi-disciplinary team who are directing and managing the care of the patient. 

 
Requirements

Education/Qualification

  • BSN preferred
  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience, CCRN preferred

Skills

  • Fundamental computer skills and keyboard familiarity
  • Able to speak and write English fluently
  • Demonstrated communication (oral and written), organization and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently, inter-dependently and set priorities in collaboration with department manager
  • Able to initiate, accept and adapt to process or other changes necessary to improve patient flow and hospital operations.


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