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Paramedic I - Dispatch Center

Company: CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's McNair Campus
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Job Description:

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POSITION SUMMARY
Assists in the facilitation of incoming/outgoing transfers; ensures the transfer laws and the hospital policies are followed properly on patients requiring emergent medical care and/or bed placement. Must also have extensive knowledge on various HMO's, POS's, PPO's and commercial and governmental payers, and be familiar with the market's contract agreements with third party payer agreements.
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POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for collecting demographic and financial information on incoming transfers and completing registration in the hospital system.
2. Adhere to Federal/State statutes that govern medical emergency transfers and enforce the time requirements mandated by the State of these transfers.
3. Ensure that non-emergent (private pay and/or out-of-network) patients meet the hospital's admitting criteria.
4. Assess bed demand, status and flow of patients through the hospital to include changes in level of care, Patient Placement Center, Emergency Department, Minor Emergency Centers, Day Surgery, Cath Lab, direct admits, and any other point of entry into the hospital.
5. Obtain clinical reports from transferring floor or referring hospital to determine if the patient meets the level of care.
6. Identify level of care, based on established governmental, non-governmental and hospital guidelines from emergent and non-emergent admissions.
7. Coordinate with Air Traffic Control all helicopters landing, and ensure that the medical staff is on the helipad to meet the helicopter.













MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS


Education
and License


*Bachelor's
Degree or equivalent (4 years) experience

*Texas licensed EMT-Paramedic or National Registry EMTP


Minimum
Experience


*Three (3)
years of related healthcare experience


Minimum
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


*Proficient
with computer and technology skills

*Demonstration of critical thinking skills and good inter-personal skills.


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  • Requisition ID: 2019-R0244328

























































































































































  • Schedule: Full-time




























































































































































































































































  • Market: CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's McNair Campus


























































































































































Keywords: CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's McNair Campus, Houston , Paramedic I - Dispatch Center, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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