The Transport Intake Clinical Nurse coordinates/triages transport and referral requests, and participates in the efficient management of patient transfers. This includes working within numerous departmental data entry systems. Operates a variety of communication equipment, such as telephones and computer systems. Acts as a central communication source for all components of the Transport process, including notification of the transport team, coordinating the mode of transport and deciding appropriate team compositions. Practices at the level of a proficient clinical practitioner, while demonstrating effective multi-tasking, communication skills, and clinical practices.
Adheres to the organizational and nursing department mission, vision, and values. S/he practices in accordance with the ANA Code of Ethics; the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice; practice standards of applicable specialty nursing organizations; and CHOP developed standards of nursing practice. Practices within the defined scope of practice designated by the Nurse Practice Acts of Pennsylvania and/or New Jersey, depending on the assigned work site.