Job ID: 169343
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2023
Work Schedule: FT, Nights
DescriptionPenn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.
The UPHS Bed Management/Transfer Center RN provides overall direction, guidance, and coordination to health care providers in the achievement of timely/safe patient placements and movement. The RN is responsible for appropriate admission and placement of all patients into HUP, by evaluating appropriateness of admission and level of care for all patients and using clinical knowledge to assign the most appropriate bed to each patient. The Bed Management/Transfer Center RN prioritizes all bed assignments by using clinical expertise and assigns Medical teams/Residents for all Medicine admissions. In the absence of the Pre-Cert RN, the Bed Management/Transfer Center Revaluates appropriateness of admission and level of care for all patients and can require a buy-back agreement for patients transferring from outside facilities. Additionally, the RN is responsible for facilitating inter-facility transfers through the Penn Medicine Transfer Center. The RN maintains liaisons with referring facilities, and is familiar with the UPHS clinical and strategic initiatives to triage patients to the appropriate facility.
-Must have a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree and be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
-Minimum of 5 years' clinical experience
-Critical Care/ED Experience preferred
-Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with all members of care team is critical
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.