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LPN Patient Flow Coordinator - Neuroscience Transfer Service (Licensed Practical Nurse) in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 12/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time
  • Location:
    901 Macarthur Boulevard
    Munster, IN
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    27802

Job Description

Job ID: 27802

Category: Nursing Services

Facility: Community Hospital

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Munster, IN

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (LPN)
 PATIENT FLOW COORDINATOR
Neuroscience Transfer Service
 
POSITION PURPOSE AND SUMMARY:
Under the direction of the Neuroscience Transfer Coordinator, the Patient Flow Coordinator will oversee the neuroscience transfers coming into the facility for the Comprehensive Stroke Program in accordance with the standards for the disease specific guidelines set forth by the Joint Commission and the state and federal regulations for safe patient transfer.  The coordinator will be responsible for answering the transfer line, contacting the physician on service and dispatching the ambulance for transport.  In addition, they will work with the Neuroscience nursing personnel to place the patient, activate emergency response teams, and create the admission for the incoming patient. The coordinator will manage transfer logs, create patient feedback reports and provide relevant information regarding transfer to the Neuroscience Transfer Coordinator. The Patient Flow Coordinator will work with leadership on performance improvement as necessary.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 
License LPN with two years of direct patient care experience in an acute care hospital setting. Excellent communication and problem solving skills along with the ability to multi-task. Must be flexible in work hours. . Computer knowledge and PC keyboarding skills required. 
Internal Posting Period: 12/30/19 - 1/5/2020
Shifts:  Either 7a-7:30p or 7p-7:30a; every other weekend and holiday rotation
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