Communication Specialist

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Located in Bend, OR, OR

The Communication Specialist provides professional and timely assistance for all callers to the St. Charles Health System Transfer and Dispatch Center.  The first point of contact for, and coordinates all, consultation, referral, direct admits, and/or transfer requests into and out of all four hospitals and efficiently processes transportation requests via various partners. This position does not directly supervise other caregivers. 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:

 

Follows all procedures, policies, and standards of practice.

 

Receives and coordinates all phone calls from other medical facilities within and outside our health system to make or complete arrangements for transferring patients.

 

Receives and coordinates all phone calls from local clinics within our health system to have patients directly admitted.

 

Complies with COBRA transfer laws and consults with appropriate medical staff as necessary for identification of accepting physicians for transferring patients.

 

Participates in bed control activities; notifies house supervisor,  hospital departments, and admitting of pending admissions, by initiating bed requests.

 

To learn more about this position call Natasha NOW at 541-389-1505

 

Express Office: Bend
61379 South Highway 97
Bend, OR 97702
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