Posted about 18 days ago

RN - LifeLine Communications

Requisition Number: 229346

Description

Being an IU Health nurse means building a professional nursing career designed by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a culture that embraces your unique strengths and supports you achieve your personal and professional goals.

IU Health nurses are committed to purpose - making an impact in lives of their patients and their colleagues. The IU Health nurse is professionally engaged, possesses clinical expertise, has a spirit of inquiry, embraces learning and fosters relationship.

The clinical nurse (RN) is accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of competent, evidence-based care, which includes assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The clinical nurse participates in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve outcomes and enhance operational efficiency.

Join us.

The Clinical Communications Specialist - Lifeline RN is a member of the LifeLine team who works with the Communications Center to help triage patients to the correct level of medical transport care, communicates with ground and flight crews, provides flight/ground following and communications, assists with quality improvement measures, coordinates daily resources and assists with a variety of short and long-term projects. The Clinical Communications Specialist works collaboratively with other team members to deliver the safest and highest quality patient and family centered care possible during the patient transportation process. The Clinical Communications Specialist works within the standards of all governing and regulatory bodies for medical transportation, the aviation vendor operations manual and all Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • New ASN RNs hired after January 1, 2013 will be required to complete their BSN within five (5) years from date of hire into this job.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nursing program accredited through the ACEN or CCNE.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of Critical Care experience, five (5) years preferred.
  • Communications Center experience preferred.
  • Requires excellent communication skills.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of communications equipment and technology; and knowledge of transportation responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
  • Ability to make independent, clinically and operationally competent decisions in a challenging work environment.
  • Ability to work in a sometimes; loud, distracting, and stressful environment.
  • Requires current RN licensure in Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Requires Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP).
  • Critical Care Certification - CEN, CCRN, CFRN, NPS, FPC, CCEMT-P or CTRN required at a certain interval after hire and ongoing is strongly encouraged.
  • Critical Care Transport experience is strongly encouraged.
  • Ability to maintain professional and friendly communication with customers, peers, and leadership at all times.
  • Ability to demonstrate scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the department to cover sick call offs, vacation / PTO, open position vacancies and other needs.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
  • Ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and the LifeLine Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
  • Computer literate and able to learn new programs including e-mail and text messaging.
  • Capable of hearing, understanding, and speaking clearly for others to understand; face to face, via telephone, and via radio.
  • Develops and maintains flexibility with changes to the department requirements, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Determines own learning needs and seeks those skills to develop.
  • Requires the National Association of Air Communication Specialist (NAACS) Certified Flight Communicator (CFC) certification or equivalent training within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
  • Requires successful completion of a Communications Center orientation program upon hire.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Lifeline - Communications 107689

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Rotating

Posted about 18 days ago

RN - LifeLine Communications

Description

Being an IU Health nurse means building a professional nursing career designed by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a culture that embraces your unique strengths and supports you achieve your personal and professional goals.

IU Health nurses are committed to purpose - making an impact in lives of their patients and their colleagues. The IU Health nurse is professionally engaged, possesses clinical expertise, has a spirit of inquiry, embraces learning and fosters relationship.

The clinical nurse (RN) is accountable and responsible for the provision and coordination of competent, evidence-based care, which includes assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The clinical nurse participates in decision-making, teaching, mentoring, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary team to advance the patient plan of care, achieve outcomes and enhance operational efficiency.

Join us.

The Clinical Communications Specialist - Lifeline RN is a member of the LifeLine team who works with the Communications Center to help triage patients to the correct level of medical transport care, communicates with ground and flight crews, provides flight/ground following and communications, assists with quality improvement measures, coordinates daily resources and assists with a variety of short and long-term projects. The Clinical Communications Specialist works collaboratively with other team members to deliver the safest and highest quality patient and family centered care possible during the patient transportation process. The Clinical Communications Specialist works within the standards of all governing and regulatory bodies for medical transportation, the aviation vendor operations manual and all Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.

Qualifications / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • New ASN RNs hired after January 1, 2013 will be required to complete their BSN within five (5) years from date of hire into this job.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nursing program accredited through the ACEN or CCNE.
  • Requires a minimum of three (3) years of Critical Care experience, five (5) years preferred.
  • Communications Center experience preferred.
  • Requires excellent communication skills.
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of communications equipment and technology; and knowledge of transportation responsibilities in order to give and receive critical information accurately.
  • Ability to make independent, clinically and operationally competent decisions in a challenging work environment.
  • Ability to work in a sometimes; loud, distracting, and stressful environment.
  • Requires current RN licensure in Indiana.
  • Requires Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Requires Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Requires Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP).
  • Critical Care Certification - CEN, CCRN, CFRN, NPS, FPC, CCEMT-P or CTRN required at a certain interval after hire and ongoing is strongly encouraged.
  • Critical Care Transport experience is strongly encouraged.
  • Ability to maintain professional and friendly communication with customers, peers, and leadership at all times.
  • Ability to demonstrate scheduling flexibility to meet the needs of the department to cover sick call offs, vacation / PTO, open position vacancies and other needs.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 20-30 words per minute.
  • Ability to work with computer programs such as MS Word, MS Excel, and the LifeLine Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system.
  • Computer literate and able to learn new programs including e-mail and text messaging.
  • Capable of hearing, understanding, and speaking clearly for others to understand; face to face, via telephone, and via radio.
  • Develops and maintains flexibility with changes to the department requirements, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.
  • Determines own learning needs and seeks those skills to develop.
  • Requires the National Association of Air Communication Specialist (NAACS) Certified Flight Communicator (CFC) certification or equivalent training within twelve (12) months of hire.
  • Must maintain current certification by completing required continuing education courses.
  • Requires successful completion of a Communications Center orientation program upon hire.

Location

IU Health Methodist Hospital Get Directions

Department

Lifeline - Communications 107689

Schedule

Full Time

Shift

Rotating