Genesis Health System Patient Flow Coordinator in Davenport, Iowa
Position Title: Coord, Patient Flow
Department: Regional Referral Center
Purpose: Oversees bed management, including patients who are being admitted, transferred and discharged. Key accountabilities includes: serves as a contact person for patient care area staff, physicians and health related facilities; evaluates patient needs, appropriate level of care, referring facility capability, predicts bed availability and admission/discharge trends; facilitates bed briefings; understands hospital patient patient placement priorities; participates in quality oversight, ensures EMTALA compliance and also services are provided efficiently according to Genesis Medical Center and department standards.
Report To: Manager, Regional Referral Center
Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies
Education: Associate's Degree
Field Of Study: Nursing
Special Training: Keyboarding, Windows, Word; Basic Life Support; EMR
Training Preferred: Critical Care or triage experience; Cerner experience; Charge Nurse or supervisory experience; Baccalaureate degree in Nursing; Illinois RN licensure
Licensure/Registration: Registered Nurse in Iowa; Registered Nurse in Illinois within 6 months
Experience: More than 2 years experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Working Conditions: There is limited exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 10% or less of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: None