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Nurse, Sutter Bay Area Transfer Center

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Job ID CPMC-2101921 Date Posted 02/23/2021 Location Novato, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day/Evening
Position Overview:
The Sutter Health Transfer Center (SHTC) Nurse provides clinical expertise, medical communication and quality assessment and works in conjunction with the SHTC Coordinator for the coordination of timely patient transfers, direct admissions into and out of Sutter Hospitals. Facilitates phone consultations and patient transportation arrangements. 


Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with 3 years of recent experience in Critical Care or Emergency Department, OR, equivalent education/experience

In lieu of BSN must have 5 years recent experience in one of the following:

•           Critical Care;

•           Emergency Department,

•           House Supervisor,

•           Case Manager in Critical Care or Emergency Department,

•           Critical Care or Emergency Department Manager,

•           Surgical or Transfer Center

Masters in Nursing, case management or other related field preferred

Licensures and Certifications:

Registered Nurse - State Licensure - RN required

National Certification in a Nursing field preferred


EMTALA and HIPAA regulations

Microsoft Office software experience and strong PC skills required

Previous Financial Counseling experience helpful

Medical and managed care terminology required

Coding - ICD9 and CPT code knowledge preferred

Previous experience in working with database systems necessary

Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills

Knowledge of third party reimbursement helpful

Must be able to ensure follow through with responsibilities and communicate with a varied level of health care staff

Ability to manage the stress of balancing conflicting priorities and of working in a fast-paced environment


Three or more years recent experience in critical care, emergency department, house supervisor, case manager in critical care or emergency department, critical care or emergency department manager, surgical, or transfer center experience required

Organization: California Pacific Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 64
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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