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Licensed Practical Nurse Transfer Center PRN

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Licensed Practical Nurse Transfer Center PRN you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides Regional Medical Center which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsRapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Rapides Regional Medical Center!Job Summary and Qualifications
    • The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is responsible for coordinating direct admissions and hospital transfers to and from RRMC with the intent to transfer each patient to an appropriate HCA MidAmerica Division hospital. Perform bed management duties.
    • Work in a customer-centric transfer and transport call center; respond to all callers with the aid of an electronic database of service profiles, approved clinical protocols and healthcare information.
    • Follow specific protocols, policies, procedures, and utilize established resources.
    • Work collaboratively with team members ensuring appropriate patient admission and patient placement.
    • Work collaboratively with team members to ensure exceptional consumer experience.
    • Efficiently and effectively, manage all hospital transfers. Consult with on-call physicians regarding patient care issues, needs and concerns, advise when appropriate.
    • Establish and maintain a high degree of awareness and knowledge of hospitals' medical staff, services, and special programs.
    • Assist in data collection, monitoring, evaluation, and analyzing of triage problems for the purpose of developing and implementing protocols, policies, and procedures.
    • Exhibit and model exceptional customer relationship behaviors, including telephone and personal contact with all of the call center's customer groups (i.e. physicians and their office staffs, callers, and fellow employees).
    • Maintain composure and customer-centric communication with challenging callers.
    • Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement."
    • Prioritizes workload to effectively perform bed management duties while facilitating transfers to and from RRMC.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Must be proficient in EMTALA.
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with physicians and their offices to coordinate admission.
    • Problem-solving skills to determine the best course of action, which will be satisfactory to the patient, the physicians, and the hospital.
    • Knowledge of basic hospital services.
    • Ability to analyze information of a complex nature.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple complex tasks.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Internet searches, and relevant data bases.
    • Ability to work independently and under pressure to follow through on issues.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations.
    • Ability to work effectively with other employees and external parties.
      What qualifications you will need:
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Basic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR for Healthcare Providers must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
      • Graduate Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse, or Licensed Practical / Vocational Nurse (LPN / LVN)This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Licensed Practical Nurse Transfer Center PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Alexandria , Licensed Practical Nurse Transfer Center PRN, Other , Alexandria, Louisiana

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