Feb 28, 2024

RN- Clinical Placement Coordinator - Night Shift

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-16130 Position Title RN- Clinical Placement Coordinator - Night Shift Bell Hospital Position Summary / Career Interest: The Clinical Placement Coordinator actively and continuously assesses and directs the clinical placement of inpatients working collaboratively with all patient care areas within the Hospital as well as the Admitting Department, Patient Relations, Environmental Services, Patient Transport and the Transfer Center. This position oversees the clinical flow and throughput across the organization with a focus on the efficient and effective assignment of patients to maximize quality and service to all patients and families. Responsibilities: Demonstrates ability to make bed assignments which assure safe, appropriate and efficient care/service for every patient, adhering to administrative guidelines considering factors such as: infection control, physician, or patient requirement for suitable bed placement and escalating to a Clinical Placement Coordinator when necessary. Assesses situations which could delay in the initiation of patient care and notifies appropriate personnel. Effectively communicates with nursing and admitting staff to provide bed assignment decisions as well as assess current bed situations. Knowledge of medical procedures, treatment modalities, diagnoses, and associated terminology. Working knowledge of medical and allied health sciences. Ability to maintain rapport with Attending Physician, house staff, nursing personnel and other health care professionals. Identifies patient/family service issues and escalates appropriately to ensure follow-up and satisfaction resolution. Maintains strict confidentiality and professionalism in all interactions. o *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. o *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: BSN in Nursing Minimum 2 years RN experience Preferred: Skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel) Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-16130 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.