Nurse - Capacity Coordination Center, Varied hours, Per Diem
Company: Dartmouth Health
Posted on: September 21, 2023
OverviewAre you looking to advance your knowledge and skills?
You will enhance your critical thinking while engaging with
clinical professionals - as the command center - to support other
member hospitals within the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system?This
is the opportunity for you !Nurse, Capacity Coordination Center12
hour shifts, D/N Rotation, Per Diem As part of a multi-disciplinary
team, applies the nursing process to develop a plan using telephone
triage and review of the medical record for patients who require
urgent/emergent DH consultation, outpatient procedure or transfer
as well as transfers between levels of care during patients'
inpatient hospitalization. Capacity Coordination Center Nurses are
responsible for providing a high level of customer service in a
high stress, fast paced environment while maintaining flexibility
and the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve in rapidly
changing conditions.Responsibilities1. Obtains and documents
relevant clinical data to individually assess the needs of each
patient to ensure appropriate level of care and proper placement of
patients.2. Acts as a navigator for referring providers in
identifying and accessing appropriate DHH services. 3. Manages and
coordinates communications between referring and DH providers via
telephone and electronic communication methods.4. Identifies and
facilitates patients for redirect and placement to DHH
affiliates.5. In collaboration with the On Call Medical Director
determines appropriateness of requests for outside transfers, and
identifies patients who are considered high priority such as
EMTALA, active cancer care, dialysis, DH readmission, etc.6.
Obtains and communicates to DH providers, relevant medical records
and images from referring providers. 7. Arranges and coordinates
local, regional and international transfers to DH, for patients who
require tertiary care or who have established care at DH. .8. Works
with medical staff to appropriately re-prioritize transfer queue.
9. Communicates and collaborates with DH medical staff to
prioritize activities associated with accurate transfer timing,
placement needs, and bed assignment. .10. Coordinates and actively
participates in daily capacity huddles with On-Call Medical
Director, administration, and designated departmental charge nurses
to develop relevant mitigation strategies that maximize safe
patient intake and patient care resource needs.11. Advocates on
patient behalf in obtaining access to appropriate DHH services.12.
Directs, coordinates, and updates patient transfer queue.13.
Coordinates and assists in developing transportation plans for
Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult Critical Care patients. 14.
Identifies and delegates appropriate tasks to assistive
personnel/coordinators.15. Develops and promotes long-term
relationships with house supervisors, charge nurses, referring
facilities and providers.16. Determines and assigns accurate
patient admission type following established guidelines and
criteria.17. Collaborates with other to maximize day to day patient
and bed flow management. This includes, but is not limited to,
preparing for critical care bed meetings, monitoring, interacting
with, and ensuring accuracy of electronic patient placement systems
data, providing back up for patient placement discussion and
decisions.18. Implements standardized and consistent patient
placement processes across all areas of responsibility. Assigns
locations/beds for stepdown and critical care patients. Arranges
external, and facilitates internal transfers for stepdown and
critical care patients. 19. Implements and communicates patient
census procedures. Analyzes, synthesizes, and corrects census
errors and act as a resource to ensure accurate census and patient
charges. 20. Actively engages in the daily implementation of
strategic goals. Engages with leadership to develop, maintain, and
improve departmental policies, procedures, and workflows.
Interprets and supports policies, procedures, and safety standards
to facilitate daily operations.21. Identifies and defines problem
areas, making recommendations Qualifications--- Graduate from an
accredited Nursing Program required.--- Bachelor of Science Degree
in Nursing (BSN) is strongly preferred.--- 3 years of Critical Care
experience strongly preferred.--- Leadership experience
desirable.--- Previous computer experience required (Word, Windows,
and Excel).--- Proven organizational and multi-tasking abilities
along with strong customer service skills that include excellent
phone etiquette.Required Licensure/Certifications--- Licensed
Registered Nurse with NH eligibility required. --- Basic Life
Support (BLS) Certificate required.
- Area of Interest: Nursing;
- FTE/Hours per pay period: .01 hrs/per week (per
- Shift: Rotating;
- Job ID: 14731;---- ---- ---- ----
There are so many reasons to join Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical
Center and Clinics, members of--, the premiere health system in New
First and foremost are our people. No matter the role, you'll find
a shared purpose here. We have doctors ready to teach their
knowledge, nurses who lead through experience, and other
like-minded individuals collaborating for the health of the
community, while inspiring each other day after day.
Affiliated with Dartmouth College, the atmosphere here is very
collegial. You'll discover educational and research opportunities
around every corner. At Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and
Clinics, you never stop learning.
You'll also appreciate the resources our wide-spread health care
system provides. You'll have access to experts at the top of their
fields, advanced technologies, and modern facilities that enable
you to care for patients like nowhere else.
Benefits and wellness
We offer a total compensation package that includes competitive
health and wellness benefits. These benefits consist of "Core
Benefits" that are provided by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
and Clinics as well as "Benefit Choices" that allow you to select
additional benefits to meet your personal situation and needs.
New England is a very special place to live, work, and become part
of a community. We have some of the most advanced educational
institutions, best health care, and diverse cultural and
recreational offerings you will find anywhere in the country. The
public schools are excellent, the mountains are beautiful, and the
lakes are pristine. No wonder so many people love it here.
Keywords: Dartmouth Health, New England , Nurse - Capacity Coordination Center, Varied hours, Per Diem, Healthcare , Lebanon, Northeast
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!