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AdventHealth Emergency Transfer RN – Command Center – Orlando in Orlando, Florida


Emergency Transfer RN – Command Center – Orlando

AdventHealth Orlando seeks to hire an RN who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

3/12s; 7:00am – 7:00pm

Job Summary:

The ETC RN is a highly trained critical care professional with independent decision-making responsibilities, that must be applied based on telephone communication only. Utilizes complex acuity algorithms for time-sensitive medical events. Collaborates with physicians and departments within the Advent Health system as well as other facilities across the southeastern U.S. and internationally. Highly effective in critical clinical fact gathering and analysis, to identify appropriate levels of care, timely acceptance and specialty care needed for transport. Coordinates as an air traffic control for emergent and non-emergent transfers from all referring facilities. Proactively initiates steps, including utilization of the hospital and physician chain of command, to prevent EMTALA and Florida Access of Care violations. Adheres to the Advent Health Corporate Compliance Plan and to the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Critical and emergency care knowledge

  • Ability to prioritize patients based on clinical complexity and acuity

  • Transport capabilities necessary to match level of care needed

  • EMTALA and Florida Access to care knowledge

  • Proficient in computer database skills (Preferred)

  • Proficient in real time documentation in electronic format (Preferred)

  • Five years’ critical care or emergency nursing experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or health related field (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered

  • Certified Emergency Nurse, Certified Critical Nurse (Preferred)

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Uses complex acuity algorithms for time-sensitive medial events, triaging, processing transfer requests, identifies the appropriate receiving campus, conferences physicians for specialist acceptance and patient hand off. Identifies the appropriate level of care for placement and safe patient transport. Parallel processes and communications with the Command Center, Children’s Transfer Center, Air and Ground dispatch teams. Facilitates nursing hand off between the sending and receiving units.

  • Utilizes knowledge and understanding of acuity of diseases processes to triage appropriately and communicates clinical updates to physicians.

  • Uses knowledge in emergency critical care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

  • Maintains the Right Cad software system for department STATS and FH Advent Health regulatory compliance through accurate documentation of demographics and the transfer process.

  • Improves patient safety and outcomes through process improvement by ongoing department QA of the Right Cad log and recordings.

  • Maintains processes to avoid EMTALA or Florida Access violations by following complex service line specific templates and referencing the State website for registered services provided by a facility.

  • Utilizes knowledge and understanding of systems and equipment in the department to include, but not be limited to, the computer, telephone, Nice recording system, Right Cad software, Cerner, Capacity Management and Command Center Wall of Analytics (WoA).

  • Multi-tasks using critical care thinking skills in a fast-paced, high-stress work environment

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the RN opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

RN, Command Center, Orlando , Emergency Transfer

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Orlando

Organization AdventHealth Central Florida

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Associate's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting Apr 3, 2019, 7:38:26 AM

Req ID: 278052

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.