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UnityPoint Health RN Acute-Transfer Center in Des Moines, Iowa

Provide efficient and accurate coordination of all patient transfer requests to UPH-DM from outlying hospitals.  Creating a reliable and professional communication link between UPH-DM and the sending facilities.

Clinical Excellence/ Patient Care

· Receives, coordinates and records all patient transfer requests from referring facilities to IMMC, ILH and Blank Children’s Hospitals, as well as other hospitals as assigned.

Clinical Excellence/ Patient Education

· Monitor all aspects of transfer through patient arrival at facility, including maintaining awareness of changes in treatment requirements of patient

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Registered Nurse


Minimum of 3 years ED or ICU nursing experience


Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Working knowledge of UPH-DM hospitals, physicians, nursing units, and bed control policies

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2021-97907

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $26.90/Hr.

Name: Transfer Center

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.6

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday-Friday Days, 24 hours/week

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