BCH Critical Care Trans Nurse Neonatal/Pediatric Transport | BCH Critical Care Transport

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: BCH Critical Care Trans Nurse Neonatal/Pediatric Transport
Job ID: 5178
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Nursing-Clinical
Location: Winston SAlem, NC North Carolina
Nursing-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare12/5/2013The role of the BCH critical care transport nurse consists of several responsibilities which includes, the transport of neonates and pediatric patients from referral facilities to Brenner Children''''s Hospital, education of referral hospital staff members, community support and education,...

Job Description


The role of the BCH critical care transport nurse consists of several responsibilities which includes, the transport of neonates and pediatric patients from referral facilities to Brenner Children's Hospital, education of referral hospital staff members, community support and education, as well as, providing support services within Brenner Children's Hospital. The BCH transport nurse will provide nursing care, perform advanced practice skills as needed, and collaborate with medical control officer and other multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care to patients being transported. Follows NC Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) guidelines.

Job Code / Title: 0579 / Critical Care Transport Nurse
FLSA: Non Exempt
Original Date: February 1992
Last Revision: June 2010
Job Summary: The role of the critical care transport nurse consists of several responsibilities which includes, the transport of patients from referral facilities to North Carolina Baptist Hospital, education of referral hospital staff members, community support and education, as well as, providing support services within North Carolina Baptist Hospital. The transport nurse will provide nursing care, perform advanced practice skills as needed, and collaborate with medical control officer and other multidisciplinary team members to provide appropriate care to patients being transported. Follows NC Office of Emergency Medical Services (NCOEMS) guidelines.

Education / Experience: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. BCLS required. Minimum of two years recent critical care nursing and/or Emergency Department nursing.

Reports To: Transport Coordinator/ Program Manager

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina. NRP, PALS, ENPC or TNCC, ITLS or ITLS-P, ACLS

Essential Functions:

1. Ensures patient care standards to optimize patient outcomes.
2. Creates an environment which meets patient and family psychosocial and physical needs to allay anxiety and promote recovery.
3. Promotes a safe and supportive environment during transport for all passengers in the transport vehicle, re: patient, crew, and drivers.
4. Practices professional and courteous conduct in accordance with the key values of the institution by ensuring the continuous quality of professional services.
5. Conserves and maximizes utilization of resources.

Skills and Qualifications:

Communication skills including verbal, non-verbal, written, and listening skills.
Ability to provide direct and indirect patient care.


Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
x Standing
x Walking
x Sitting
x Bending
x Reaching with arms
x Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
x 20 lbs. maximum
x 50 lbs. maximum
x 100 lbs. maximum


Work Environment:
Subject to highly stressful condition involving multiple personnel and critically ill or injured patients; occasionally deceased or dying patients.
Potential for exposure to infectious disease.
Moderate to high noise environment.
Physically demanding during transport role.
Handles emergency or crisis situations.

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center strives to provide best-in-class nursing care to our patients. To continue to provide such high quality services, meet internal targets and comply with ACCN Magnet requirements for a plan to increase BSN staff to 80% by 2020, WFBMC desires to employ nurses who have achieved, or will achieve, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. WFBMC will provide nurses who have earned an Associate Degree in Nursing a period of five (5) years from the date of hire to meet that educational requirement.

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