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Patient Placement Coordinator – Nursing Operations – Orlando in Orlando, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    272257
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Day
  • AHS Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital

Job Description



Patient Placement Coordinator – Nursing Operations – Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Patient Placement Coordinator who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Various Days; 7a – 7p



Job Summary:

The (Logistics) Patient Placement Coordinator is a professional registered nurse who has the responsibility to plan, prioritize, organize, direct, and control all admissions and transfers between nursing units and hospitals for the Florida Hospital. Acts as a liaison between referring hospitals, physicians, offices, and nursing department on issues pertaining to the placement of all patients. Participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Leadership ability; ability to accept responsibility, exercise authority and function independently
  • Integrity, imagination, and initiative as evidenced by self-improvement
  • Ability to apply principles of administration in an organization
  • A broad nursing and cardiovascular knowledge to may serve as a resource person when necessary
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications Outlook, Work, Excel.
  • Graduate of a school of nursing
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing (Preferred)


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Serves as resource for all patient placements within the hospital. (Teamwork)
  • Maintains a professional, collaborative and congenial rapport with internal and external contacts. (Integrity)
  • Makes all patient placement decisions in accordance with patient diagnosis, appropriate unit criterion, patient acuity and patient location. (Excellence)
  • Initiates, promotes and/or participates in interdisciplinary collaboration regarding patient placement. (Teamwork)
  • Identifies needs and operational improvement opportunities to improve patients’ access and bed turnaround. (Excellence)
  • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations. (Compassion)
  • Supports, promotes and participates in community service activities. (Stewardship /Balance)
  • Serves as a single point of contact for all patient placements within the hospital. (Excellence)
  • Maintains communication with referring physicians and transferring hospitals regarding anticipated bed availability or access delays. (Excellence)
  • Evaluates all available heart hospital beds and develops contingency bed management plans with operational charge staff to ensure daily patients operations are not interrupted. Reports any occurrences of interrupted patient operations to director. (Excellence)
  • Responsible for patient placement operations within the Hospital to ensure that patients are admitted or transferred between units or hospital in a timely manner in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, and according to nursing care requirements. (Stewardship)
  • Continuously re-evaluates patient placement requests and adjusts staffing and bed management plans accordingly. (Stewardship)

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Patient Placement Coordinator opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Patient Placement, Coordinator, Orlando



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Nursing
Organization:  Florida Hospital
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Full-time
Shift:  Day
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Oct 10, 2018, 7:27:27 AM

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