Associate Transfer Center Specialist

  • Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Center
  • Per Diem - Rotating Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 139161
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • This position provides technical expertise by facilitating patient transfers and consultations, managing assignment of Emergency Department, admissions to Hospital Medicine service and by providing support to all care team members to facilitate timely access to Maine Medical Center. This is the first level in a three level career path.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High school education preferred.
    • License/Certifications: EMS Certification does not have to be current, or willing to enroll and complete EMS Certification or 5 years' directly relatable experience.
    • Experience: See "License/Certifications." Previous experience with Microsoft Office suite, EPIC and TeleTracking a plus. May require some guidance on essential job functions. 0 – 2 years' One Call Central experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Outstanding customer service skills.
    • Effective communication and documentation skills.
    • Basic knowledge of medical terminology.
    • Basic understating of hospital operations.
    • Able to identify problems, prioritize work, make decisions and use sound judgment.
    • Ability to maintain a compassionate attitude in a highly stressful environment.

Additional Information

Maine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 606-bed tertiary care and teaching institution. MMC is Maine's largest hospital and a state-wide health care resource. MMC offers outstanding career opportunities and quality of life in Portland.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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