Nov 24, 2020

Patient Placement Nurse

  • Novant Health
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA

Job Description

Overview

Acts as liaison between nursing, bed control and various departments throughout the hospital to ensure the prompt and accurate placement/ assignment of patients into a bed/ unit and facilitates the resolution of any issues that affect efficient patient flow throughout the facility. Collaborates with nursing and other clinical departments in determining the best placement of a patient with regard to the patient’s clinical needs and the availability of services.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in an acute care setting. Critical care experience preferable. Previous bed utilization experience is required. Leadership experience preferred.
  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current RN licensure in appropriate state required.
  • Additional skills required: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, high level of problem solving and critical thinking skills to find solutions to difficult human, technical, clinical or administrative problems. Excellent problem analysis skills to develop solutions. Self-directed, creative thinker. Ability to influence people, and react to needs through the use of very developed communication and people skills to achieve outcomes. Experience and working knowledge of cardiac cath lab flow and appropriate placement of patients preferred.

Responsibilities

It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.� Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement. �The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.� All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".�