The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.
Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.
Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.
Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud.
The Physician Consult/Transfer Nurse is responsible for assigning patients to the appropriate unit while following the guidelines of the admitting matrix.
Responsible for coordinating admissions, discharges and transfers of patients to Nationwide Children's Hospital, assist with emergency department referrals and enables access to pediatric specialist consultation.
Acts as a liaison between patient care services staff, medical staff, supervisors, and the Admitting Department and external providers to facilitate the patient admission/transfer process.
Demonstrates competencies defined (*) in the Physician Consult/Transfer Nurse responsibilities providing age appropriate care to patients from the age of birth through 21 years and select adults.
Practices in accordance with Nationwide Children's Hospital mission and philosophy, and Hospital policies and procedures.
Models the values of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Assigns patient to a unit according to the matrix guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
1. Education: Graduate of approved school of nursing.
2. Licensure: Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Ohio.
3. Pediatric clinical experience required.
4. Efective communication skills for relating to all levels of personnel and contacts.
5. 3-5 years of clinical experience required.
6. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
7. Familiarity with personal computer and/or main frame systems required. Skill in using databases and Microsoft Office highly preferred.
8. Must be able to type on a computer keyboard and manage use of telephone equipment.
9. Excellent interpersonal and critical thinking skills.
Minimum Physical Requirements
Independently Lifting/Carrying up to 15 pounds Infrequently
Independently Lifting/Carrying up to 50 pounds Infrequently
Finger Dexterity Constantly
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.