Job Summary: Assisting in the coordination of communication and documentation of the acceptance and/or denial of patients for admission or transfer in and out of TMH. Assists in obtaining acceptance of transfers to higher level care facilities.
The EC Transfer Center Specialist function includes facilitating communication between TMH Private Physicians, TMH Emergency Center, and transferring physicians and facilities. This position also assists the Bed Management Team and the Nursing Administrative Supervisor in managing direct admits, transfers into the hospital, and emergency admissions. Other responsibilities include: Managing the dispatch function of the TMH EMS to ensure timely response to calls, effectively utilizing EMS to manage discharges from TMH, and monitoring helistop for security, safety, and air traffic control.
Experience: Minimum: 1 (one) year related healthcare experience. Preferred: Three (3) or more years related healthcare experience to include Dispatcher, Transfer Center, Admissions Department, EMT, or Paramedic
Education: Minimum: High School Diploma/GED and EMT Certification (may substitute TMH Emergency Care Tech II experience for EMT Certification) Preferred: EMT Certification or current licensure as Paramedic in the state of Florida.
Other Skills: Microsoft office applications. Effective communication and customer service abilities. This is a very customer oriented position. Must be a self starter and able to function independently.
Hiring Range: $11.34--$13.88 per hour