The Neuroscience Transfer Coordinator supports the neuroemergency transfer programs, in coordination with program Medical Directors and Strategic Outreach. This is a lead clinical role that works collaboratively with Medical Directors, in representing Rush’s neuroemergency programs, of affiliate transfer hospitals.
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Serves as the primary clinical liaison, facilitating internal and external communication, with a focus on patient outcomes and clinical workflows and best practices.
Collaborates with clinical and administrative leaders at transferring hospitals to provide and solicit feedback, highlight outcomes, arrange meetings and educational opportunities.
Provides clinical and business development support to the 2-BRAIN and Tele Stroke programs.
The position is responsible for data management, reporting, and monitoring transfer trends and outcomes. Collaborates and communicates effectively with program physician leaders, nurses, hospital administration, Care Management, Strategic Outreach, Strategic Planning, Neuroscience Service Line, and Rush Transfer Center.
Leads clinical review of transfer patients, provides real-time outcome and feedback to affiliate hospital physicians, nurses, stroke program coordinators, ED administration and other health care providers.
Responsible for daily clinical patient information and transfer data, communicates high-level transfer issues to program clinical directors.
Identifies and collaborates with program director to resolve transfer barriers with internal and external resources.
Participates in strategic planning for network building and outreach development.
Facilitates effective communication and coordination related to transfer processes.
Communicates with physicians or other healthcare providers by phone, provides and solicits feedback for transferred patients.
Assures timely access and immediate clinical feedback to network facilities requesting transport, transfer, or consultations.
Collaborates with Care Management and referring hospitals to coordinate appropriate return transfers when indicated.
Position Qualifications Include:
Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure
Bachelor’s Degree ( or higher) in Nursing
Masters in health systems or MSN-the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience where the required knowledge skills and abilities have been acquired is preferred.
CNRN or SCRN certification preferred.
3 – 5 years of clinical expertise required – Neuroscience clinical background preferred
Experience with program planning and hospital based data management.
Excellent organizational skills; Attention to details; Analytical; Team oriented.
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