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 second level in a three level career path.
This position serves a pivotal role within the hospital. Responsible for triaging and dispatching teams that respond to emergencies within the hospital. Receive reports and documents patients coming from other healthcare facilities to the Emergency Department. This position also supports hospitals within the southern Maine region with diversion announcements and coordinating responses to mass casualty or other disaster incidents and responsible for coordinating the initial phase of the hospital’s disaster plan.
This position is highly dependent on multiple communication methods including radios, phones, paging systems and requires extensive documentation.
Additional InformationMaine Medical Center is a Magnet designated 700-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.