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PATIENT FLOW/SHIFT COORDINATOR

TriHealth
Montgomery

Job Description

Attention current TriHealth employees:

Please apply for this position by submitting an online internal application via SuccessFactors. Please be certain to update your SuccessFactors Employee Profile prior to applying to this position.

PATIENT FLOW/SHIFT COORDINATOR: This position is responsible for patient access to TriHealth's inpatient services by planning, coordinating, and managing requests for bed assignment and patient placement. Depending on the assigned shift (i.e. evening and/or night), this responsibility may extend to independent decision-making that has an organization-wide impact (i.e. ambulance diversion, patient transfers). In the absence of site specific senior administrators (i.e. nights, weekends, holidays) this position will serve as the on-site leadership for the hospital during assigned shift, negotiating effective problem resolution always keeping the best interest of the customers and organization in mind. In the event of a disaster or Red Alert, this position will assume the role of Incident Commander until relieved by a senior administrator. In accordance with clinical standards and guidelines, this position has the authority to determine appropriate patient placement through effective communication with physicians, all levels of nursing, and support personnel. This position understands the financial impact of decisions regarding patient access and resource utilization, and uses this knowledge in decisions regarding patient capacity. Also maintains policies and procedures related to capacity issues. In addition, this position is accountable for on site participation in coordinating departmental/unit activities for a wide range of nursing and ancillary areas as required. Collaborates with nursing management on operational and human resource issues. Contributes information for performance appraisals.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Incumbents must obtain BSN within 5 years. BLS/CPR (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers) Registered Nurse

EXPERIENCE: 3-4 years Clinical Nursing acute care hospital clinical nursing Up to 1 year Progressive Leadership Nursing

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE: Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills; computer usage, data gathering, analysis, and statistical application. Organization, implementation, problem-solving, and self-assessment skills; outgoing and creative..

Job Title:  PATIENT FLOW/SHIFT COORDINATOR

Department Name:  OVON NURSING ADMIN

Location:  Bethesda North Hospital

Hourly/Salaried:  Hourly

Employment Status: Part Time Position

Bi-Weekly Hours:48

Shift: Day/Evening Shift

Weekend Commitment:  Yes

Holiday Commitment:  Yes

On-Call Commitment:  No

Employment Type

179501

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