The Transfer Center RN Specialist is dedicated to facilitating appropriate patient transfers into Carle Hospital from referring physicians and facilities (hospitals, clinics, convenient/urgent cares, surgery centers, etc.) as well as transfers from Carle to quaternary medical facilities (outbound transfers), Obtains appropriate patient information critical to determining the appropriate Carle provider, medical necessity and level of care, and demographic information. Responsible for facilitating a conference call between the referring physician and the Carle receiving physician, and will ensure, when appropriate, that an appropriate level of care bed within Carle is identified, and facilitate a timely mode of transportation. Responsible for meeting the needs and expectations of referring physicians/facilities, as well as accepting physicians by supporting and managing the patient transport process efficiently and effectively. Efficiently engages appropriate departments in the transfer process and monitors and documents all activities associated with the transfer. Responsible for oversight of the entire transfer episode, from start to finish, for communication back to the referring facility, and for communication to the physicians assuming care of the patient post-discharge from Carle.