St. Luke’s Health System in Boise is seeking a part-time night shift Transfer Nurse to join our TeleHealth/Transfer team.
The St. Luke’s Transfer Center exists to connect provides for consults, transfers, admissions, and placement of patients to the appropriate care area. We facilitate the centralized communication and coordination of patient movement across the entirety of the St. Luke’s Health System, as well as the admission of patients to/from outside facilities. In addition to coordinating complex patient consultation and placement, the Transfer Center staff are authorized to enact time-sensitive patient algorithms to promote acute and necessary patient care transitions. Operating 24/7 with both clinical and nonclinical personnel, the Transfer Center performs a vital service for patients throughout the state and region. Advanced critical thinking skills, mature ability to form positive relationships and a passion for innovative care models is essential. The Registered Nurse is responsible for evaluating patients and assisting physicians with patient care. Plans, implements, and documents nursing care based on patient’s needs.
Identifies patient needs and determines priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
May be responsible for overseeing and coordinating the transport and transfer of patients between facilities prioritizing transport urgency and level of clinical care needed.
Requires substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and skill based upon the principles of biological, physiological, behavioral, and sociological sciences of all patient populations.
Develops, coordinates, and implements daily plans for patient assignment, which accommodates patient needs, nursing unit workload, and physician preferences.
Uses advanced critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding all aspects of patient care. Provides patient centric care in alignment with professional nursing practice model.
Manages the care of patients in a variety of settings both internal and external to the organization.
Advocates for and employs evidence-based practice care standards and supports adoption of evidence-based practices and innovations in care delivery.
May assist with the initial evaluation of patients for appropriateness of admission type and setting, support of patient care team, escalation and/or delegation of tasks and patient needs and patient education regarding the role of the telehealth/transfer nurse.
Documents care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priorities.
Effectively utilizes a variety of technologies to meet the needs of our patients, providers, facilities and other entities.
May assist with the development and mentoring of bedside care teams.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Nursing Degree (BSN preferred)
3+ years clinical RN experience required
Current RN licensure in the State(s) where care is provided
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
Known as the "City of Trees," Boise is Idaho's capital city—both a cultural center and a playground for those who love the outdoors. A vibrant downtown area affords fine dining, theatre, music, and college and semi-professional sports. Downtown Boise's main attractions include the Idaho State Capitol, the classic Egyptian Theatre, the Boise Art Museum, Julia Davis Park and Zoo Boise. The Greenbelt follows the beautiful Boise River corridor for more than 30 miles, and the Boise foothills are home to miles of hiking and biking trails.
Learn more about what the City of Trees has to offer you:
St. Luke’s Health System | Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau | Boise Parks and Recreation | Boise Museum Association | Boise Music Festival | Boise Philharmonic | Downtown Boise Restaurants | Boise Valley Economic Partnership | Hyde Park events | Treefort Music Festival | First Thursdays | Alive After Five | Capitol City Public Market | Runs and Triathlons | Shakespeare Festival | Sawtooth National Forest | Visit Idaho.org
- St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.