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Registered Nurse II - Transfer Center - 12-Hour Full Time Days

Los Angeles, California


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Requisition # HRC0606051

Summary of Essential Job Duties

  • Working in close collaboration with a diverse and high functioning team, The Transfer Center Nurse is a central contact for all incoming patient transfer requests to Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
  • You will be responsible for the  coordination of  all Transfer Center functions, including preadmission/admission screening, obtaining financial and medical clearance and working collaboratively with the sending facility representatives for safe and efficient transfers.
  • The Transfer Center Nurse must have strong  clinical skills to evaluate critical and non critical transfer requests. 
  • You will also utilize case management and utilization management skills to evaluate appropriateness of direct admits and incoming  transfer as well expedite the transfer of our psychiatric patient population to inpatient Psychiatric Facilities.

Educational Requirements

  • BSN highly preferred

License/Certification/Registration Requirements

  • Current CA RN License
  • BLS
  • Fire Card


Preferred Qualifications

  • Utilization Management, Case Management, Discharge Planning, and/or Admission experience.
  • Clinical knowledge sufficient to triage and assess critical and non critical transfers requests and transportation needs.
  • Basic knowledge of Healthcare law and finance: EMTALA
  • Demonstrated professional leadership skills that include problem resolution capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical and critical thinking principles, treatment, and evaluation of patients and families.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and remain flexible
  • Working Title: Registered Nurse II - Transfer Center - 12-Hour Full Time Days
  • Department: Capacity Command Center
  • Business Entity: Nursing
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Family & Function
  • Job Specialty: UNASSIGNED
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 12 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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