RN Patient Placement Coordinator

Company: Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

General Information
US-ID-Idaho Falls
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At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description RN Patient Placement Coordinator

Position Type:  Full Time 

Position Status:  Hourly - Non Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)

Work Schedules:   11 a.m. - 11 p.m. 

*Successful candidate will have flexibility to cover on occasion a day shift (6 a.m. - 6 p.m.) or night shift (6 p.m. - 6 a.m.) when there are sick calls, vacations or other needs.

*The RN Access Center Coordinator is responsible for accepting and tracking all hospital transfers and transports. 

*Communicate with physicians, physician offices, and outlying facilities. 

*Use problem-solving skills to determine the best course of action and placement of the patient within the hospital which will be satisfactory to the patient, the physician and the hospital. 

*Coordinate the assignment of patient care beds within the hospital and manage the flow of patient’s throughout the facility efficiently.
*Works in collaboration with multiple departments within the hospital and facilitates regularly scheduled bed management meetings with hospital staff. 

*Through the nursing process, they will use specific protocols and established resources, collect specific data and record information in database/documentation form, assess the patient's condition, provide accurate consistent information and formulate a plan of care.
Job Requirements
  • RN License Required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as an RN.