Registered Nurse (RN), Clinical Coordinator, Transfer Center, Days

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), Clinical Coordinator, Day Shift, Transfer Center

UC Health is hiring a Full Time RN, Clinical Coordinator for the Transfer Center for the day shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The RN, Clinical Coordinator will support and deliver high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures

About UC Medical Center

As the pioneering hospital of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, UC Medical Center has served greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care teams utilizing the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available. UC Medical Center has 724 licensed beds and more than 5,800 employees.

Unit Details
  • The importance of our work cannot be overstated, as it touches each and every part of the hospital.
  • The complexity of the projects is evident, particularly with the developments of the West Chester and UCMC into system operations centers.
  • We anticipate further growth in this area.


Job Responsibilities

The employee functions as a liaison and consultant for the Capacity Management Center during and throughout an assigned shift. The RN Access Coordinator facilitates communication between and among patient care providers, physicians, and support service associates. The RN Access Coordinator serves as a customer relation representative for all callers and collaborators. The RN Access Coordinator is an expert in patient movement logistics which includes but is not limited to coordinating hospital to hospital transfers & direct admits, appropriately bedding patients based on individualized patient needs, and dispatching resources such as Environmental Services to facilitate timely ready rooms. The RN uses clinical background, in collaboration with the physician, to connect the patient with the appropriate clinical resources and level of care. The RN Access Coordinator has a strong ability to utilize many different software applications whilst interacting with clinicians for clinical decision-making.

  • Understanding of the organizational structures of the unit, hospital and key departments is displayed.
  • Understanding of the Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures, and unit protocol is demonstrated.
  • With guidance, hospital policies and procedures are interpreted to other staff members including legal implications.
  • Responsibility for patient/resident care is delegated and accepted.
  • Open lines of communication are maintained between staff and management and makes staff needs known to management.
  • Remains cognizant of staff morale, attempts to alleviate inter-staff tensions and when indicated, directs pertinent complaints to management.
  • Actively participating in problem solving, decision-making and conflict resolution.
  • Maintaining a team environment that encourages retention, development of staff and patient satisfaction.
  • Facilitating the planning, implementation and evaluation of the orientation of the new employees.
  • Delegates tasks to appropriate levels.
  • Utilizes time management skills.
  • Constructive use of time on unit by staff is promoted and maintained.
  • Identifying the learning needs of the staff and facilitating methods to meet these needs.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate's Degree, minimum required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, preferred
  • Current OH RN License

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at