Transfer Coordinator/EMT or Paramedic required

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

Orchestra Place - Det Med Ctr Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Title
Transfer Coordinator/EMT or Paramedic required

Job Location Name
Orchestra Place - Det Med Ctr

Job Description
Under the direction of the Manager, DMC Transfer Center and according to established policies and procedures, performs duties for the DMC Transfer Center to assist with centralizing and streamlining the process of receiving external transfers and Direct Admits.

Job Duties

1. Expedites and coordinates all transfers and direct admits from internal, as well as external facilities. Coordinates transfer activities with a DMC accepting physician, transferring physician and clinical and clerical DMC departments.
2. Coordinates physician to physician report between referring and accepting physician.
3. Coordinates nurse to nurse report.
4. Determines appropriate physical transportation according to the patient's diagnosis, and coordinates transportation with Superior Ambulance Company.
5. Coordinates all registration and bed assignment activities with each individual hospital site. Collaborates with multi-disciplinary colleagues to place patient in the most appropriate clinical setting.
6. Registers all incoming patients in the DMC Friends and Family program. Ensures all incoming patients receive a Welcome Packet.
7. Maintains appropriate log sheets.
8. Tracks thank you notes sent to referring physicians
9. Attends rounds on all patients transferred into main campus in order to maintain positive customer experience.
10. Maintains and suggests enhancements to transfer database.
11. Performs the duties of an ED Communications Specialist, as needed.
12. May perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
1. High School Graduate or equivalent. Completion of Emergency Medical Technician course.

2. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification.

3. State of Michigan license for Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and/or Paramedic.

4. EMT and/or Paramedic with two years experience.

Clerical / Secretarial

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Benefit Status

Bi-Weekly Hours

Work Week

At Detroit Medical Center (DMC), we are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this web site, please contact the DMC facility where the position is available, for further assistance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual disability.