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Patient Placement Coordinator - Staffing Office - Full Time - 10a-10p

Company: Frederick Memorial Healthcare System
Location: Frederick
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

General Summary:

The Registered Nurse in this role is responsible for patient throughput and capacity planning. Oversees the clinical and administrative coordination, prioritization and timely flow of patients throughout the organization. Manages and facilitates patient distribution, patient flow as related to revenue, and surge planning. Ensures goals and objective of the organization are met. Collaborates with other departments and Medical Staff to provide a multidisciplinary approach to improving patient throughput and satisfaction.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

Licensed and currently registered as a professional nurse in the State of Maryland.

Baccalaureate degree in Nursing required.

Three to five years of clinical experience required, supervisory experience preferred.

Current CPR certification.

Ability to:

  • Determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate technical competence utilizing computer

Must demonstrate and maintain current knowledge and skills in providing appropriate care for patients in the following age groups:

___ Neonate (0 thru 30 days)

___ Infant (31 days thru 12 months)

___ Child (13 months thru 12 years)

___ Adolescent (13 years through 17 years)

x Adult (18 years thru 65 years)

x Geriatric (66+ years)

Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status. Possess the ability to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs and to provide the care/contact needed as described in the Unit's/Department's policies and procedures. NOTE: Job does not provide regular clinical care. Age-specific knowledge is used only in limited, critical circumstances

Physical Demands:

Medium - Lifting up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis (less than one lift every three minutes) and/or carrying up to 25 pounds while walking. Pushing or pulling up to 75 pounds infrequently or up to 115 pounds occasionally (no more than once per hour).

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