Job Summary 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.
Degrees: Associate Degree or diploma required, BSN preferred.
License & Certification: Current valid Registered Nurse License in the State of Texas. Basic Life Support Certification required.
Work experience: Five (5) years experience as a Registered Nurse. 1-2 years experience with Case Management, Quality Management, Coding or Discharge Planning preferred. Management Experience
Management Experience: Two (2) years management/supervisory experience preferred.
Communication Skills: 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.)
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.