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Transfer Center RN

Transfer Center & Bed Management


Address   Franciscan Alliance
    1040 Sierra Drive
    Greenwood, IN 46143

Hours  Holidays; Nights; Weekends

Calendar  Part-Time Benefit eligible; 24.00/week

Education Bachelor's Preferred


Nursing care that takes the extra step


Transfer center nurses are a special breed. They are able to provide all the skill-based, compassionate care you’d expect from a nurse while also thinking outside the box. Our transfer center nurses engage team members to ensure timely and safe patient transfers. They help determine the appropriate level of care for transfer requests. They take nursing one step further and constantly strive to improve patient care


Are you a good collaborator? Do you have strong communication skills? Are you a critical problem solver? Do you want to be part of a team providing high quality, faith-based healthcare? We have a special place waiting for you.


  • Facilitate, track, and document all hospital transfers.
  • Obtain pertinent clinical information from the referring and admitting physician that is necessary to determine the appropriate level of care and bed assignment for the transfer request.
  • Respond to all callers with the aid of an electronic database with service profiles, approved clinical protocols, and healthcare information facilitating of patient transfers.
  • Collaborate to the appropriate facility based on patient preference, services required, geography, facility capacity/capability, and obtaining appropriate medical and administrative approvals.
  • Follow specific protocols, policies, procedures, and utilize established resources demonstrating understanding of program requirements.
  • Relay information concerning the medical condition of the patient and the estimated time of arrival, to prepare physicians and facilities to receive patients.
  • Work collaboratively with bed management and other team members ensuring appropriate patient admission order, placement and to implement plan of care.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to ensure exceptional consumer experience.
  • Communicate with physicians and their offices and outlying facilities if bed placement of a specific patient will be problematic.
  • Documents and monitors all activities associated with the transfer from initial physician referral to inpatient admission and patient placement.
  • Assist in data collection, monitoring, evaluation, and analyzing of triage problems for the purpose of developing and implementing protocols, policies, and procedures.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Follow established policy and procedures.
  • Use problem-solving skills, combined with established department processes to determine the best course of action which will be satisfactory to the patient, the physician, and the hospital.
  • Establish and maintain a high degree of awareness and knowledge of participating Franciscan Health hospitals, medical staff, services and special programs.



3-5 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse


Travel: Never or Rarely



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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

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