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Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator - Transfer Center

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital Careers
Location: Crooks
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:


Join the RN Nursing team at Avera!

Magnet Recognized: - -Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center has received consecutive ANCC Magnet re-designations for meeting rigorous standards for nursing excellence and job satisfaction.

Culture: -Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.


Avera is currently seeking Registered Nurses Coordinator looking to deliver the best possible nursing care in Avera's patient-focused settings.


Position Highlights:

Positive Work Environment: -Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations and demonstrate our pride by delivering excellent care.
Career Growth: -You have the opportunity to go beyond licensure and employment requirements and become nationally certified.

Job Summary

The RN coordinator creates a single point of contact for transferring patients to the most appropriate Avera hospital within our system. This will include collaboration regarding each patient's unique needs and identifying the most appropriate facility.

The Transfer Center brings several services:

--- Arranging an accepting physician

--- Coordinating patient placement

--- Open communication

--- Bed confirmation.

This position supports the assignment, tracking and problem solving so that patient placement can occur in a timely manner. The RN works collaboratively with the Bed Placement Coordinator, nursing departments, outlying facilities, as well as the physicians to facilitate efficient movement of patients throughout the footprint . The RN will serve as a link in gathering clinical data to ensure continuity of patient care and appropriate patient placement. - The RN will monitor all transfers, identifying potential delays in care and provide communication between members of the care team.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate from a CCNE or NLN accredited nursing program is strongly preferred. - Graduate from an approved nursing program is acceptable.
Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.
Minimum of two years nursing experience preferred.
Previous patient placement & logistics experience preferred.


Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Dakota and/or meeting the requirements of multi-state licensure required.
Certification in specialty preferred.
Membership in a professional organization preferred.

Work Schedule


Every 3rd -weekend/holiday rotation.


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. -

Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital Careers, Sioux Falls , Registered Nurse (RN) Coordinator - Transfer Center, Healthcare , Crooks, South Dakota

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