LPN- Transfer Center
CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
Nursing & Nursing Support
CHRISTUS LA Ministries-41000
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
CHRISTUS Transfer Center LPN
The CHRISTUS Transfer Center LPN is responsible for evaluating, coordinating, processing, screening, and documentation of patient transfers into the CHRISTUS Health Louisiana/SETX System. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center LPN will collaborate with relevant business partners for appropriate level of care and transport of patients into the CHRISTUS Health Louisiana/SETX system. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center will be responsible for obtaining appropriate medical and demographic information and coordinating communication between the referring and receiving physician as well as between healthcare facilities. The CHRISTUS Transfer Center LPN will efficiently engage appropriate departments in the transfer process and will work under the supervision of the CHRISTUS Transfer Center RN.
The CHRISTUS Transfer Center LPN will utilize problem solving and customer service skills to determine the best course of action for the patient, the physician, and the hospital by working closely with facility House Supervisors, referring physicians, ED and inpatient staff to ensure the effective and efficient transfer of every patient.
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Health. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The associate shall support CHRISTUS Health's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
ACTION ORIENTED -- Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy and enthusiasm.
COLLABORATE -- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
CUSTOMER FOCUS -- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
NIMBLE LEARNING -- Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
DEMONSTRATES SELF-AWARENESS -- Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
COMMUNICATES EFFECTIVELY -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
DECISION QUALITY -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Exhibits excellent customer service skills, including telephone and personal contact with all CHRISTUS Transfer Center groups (i.e. physicians, case managers, nurses, administrators, and colleagues).
JOB ACTIVITIES & PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION OF JOB:Posture Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Standing __________
Other ______________Motion Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Walking ____________
Climbing Stairs/Ladders ______________
Overhead reaching 12____________
Wrist flexion/extension 12____________
Other ______________Lift/Carry Max. Hours per day: 0 2 4 6 8 Other Perform any lifting/carrying 12____________ Lift/Carry objects more than 50 lbs. per day As Needed______
Vision acuity at least 20/40 (near and far)
Hearing acuity at least conversational
Ability to speak and understand English (language)TRAVEL
No Travel applicable
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land or air.
Occasional overnight travel (up to 20%) by land or air.
Moderate overnight travel (up to 30%) by land or air.
Heavy overnight travel (up to 50%) by land or air.
Extensive overnight travel (over 50%) by land or air.
This is a staff position and does not directly supervise other Associates.
Director, Transfer Center
Associate Signature Date
Supervisor's Signature Date