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Henry Ford Health System Transfer RN- Utilization Review- Part Time Afternoons- Detroit in Detroit, Michigan


The Transfer Nurse is a Registered Nurse who facilitates the transfer of patients to Henry Ford Hospital in a safe, successful and efficient manner. This position is the first point of contact for referring entities (e.g., physicians, hospitals, other care providers) seeking to refer, consult and/or transfer patients to Henry Ford Hospital from across the region and Canada. Coordinates all aspects of patient transfers. Utilizing clinical expertise prioritizes patient transfers based on urgency/acuity, mode of transportation, ground or air, transfer care, receiving preparation/communications, bed management, quality assessment, etc. This position is also responsible for evaluating and coordinating the flow process involved in taking calls and facilitating the acceptance and triage of calls throughout the HFH transfer center.

The Transfer RN will use approved clinical screening criteria reviews and screens all proposed and actual admissions for appropriateness of services and setting, recommending if the patient is a candidate for observation or inpatient status. Under minimal supervision, coordinates the placement of all admissions (elective, urgent, emergency) and transfers in accordance with clinical standards and guidelines. Coordinates bed utilization across all hospital patient care units, Emergency Department, and all internal and external points of entry.


  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing

  • Minimum of three to five years of clinical experience required. Work independently using the professional skills

  • Experience in acute care or appropriate similar setting, Work independently using the professional skills.


    Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

    $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

    including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

    other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

    now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

    of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

    health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s

    major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

    remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

    education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

    in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

    pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visitHenryFord.com.


    Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

    making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry

    Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

    Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are

    dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

    and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an

    employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

    (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not eligible for benefits.

    Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

    Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.