Supplemental Transfer Center Nurse
Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.
Skills / Requirements
This position is responsible for the coordination of the transfer of patients from, to and between Harris Health facilities. The Transfer Center Clinical Case Manager functions independently in the prioritization and verification of transfer requests. This position is also responsible for the maintenance of department records and statistics associated with transfer requests.
Associate Degree or diploma required, BSN preferred.
License & Certification:
Current valid Registered Nurse License in the State of Texas.
Basic Life Support Certification required.
Five (5) years experience as a Registered Nurse. 1-2 years experience with Case Management, Quality Management, Coding or Discharge Planning preferred.
Two (2) years management/supervisory experience preferred.
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing /Composing (Reports)
Proficiencies: MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime
Equipment Operated: Must have Basic level computer application experience/skill (Excel, Word, etc.)