Job Description

Work Status Details: REGULAR FULL TIME | 72.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $48.3153
Mid = $62.8099

Summary:

The Transfer Coordinator assists with processing patient admissions and transfers. The Coordinator is responsible for facilitating transfers from outside facilities and managing patient flow and bed placement. This individual occupying this position must demonstrate appropriate, diplomatic, and sensitive communication and interaction skills, all while working in a fast-paced, acute healthcare environment with multiple distractions and ever-changing priorities.


Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.

Our Values

Bring Kindness | Achieve Together | Aspire For Better | Do The Right Thing | Lead With Optimism |

About Yuma, AZ

Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.

Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.

Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.

https://www.visityuma.com/

https://www.yumachamber.org/

Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!

Responsibilities:

Provides direction, guidance, and coordination to healthcare providers for optimal, safe, effective and timely patient placements and movement and manages in-coming acute care transfers, inpatient outgoing acute care transfers and direct admissions. Communicates with referring hospital to coordinate transportation arrangements and provide an assigned beds and will assist with screening and facilitating unscheduled/urgent admissions. Connect sending and accepting physicians by a physician-to-physician call. Interacts with physicians, nursing staff and EVS to effectively communicate patient bed placements to coordinate patient throughput. Assists case management with outgoing acute transfers from the emergency department as needed. Ensures safe and timely placement of patients based on admission status, physician ordered level of care, patient’s clinical information and nursing units’ admission and discharge criteria. Maintains documentation of activities in appropriate logs and tracks and trends barriers to patient intake flow. Exhibit and model exceptional customer relationship behaviors, including telephone and personal contact. Other duties as assigned. 


Credentials:
Essential:
* BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS)
* REGISTERED NURSE (RN)

Other information:

Minimum Education Required: Associates Degree Licensure required: Registered Nurse with Arizona BLS (AHA) Three + years of RN experience Case Management experience preferred. 


Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview. 

Application Instructions

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