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RN, Patient Flow Coordinator

2020-09-10
  • Organization

  • Lutheran Hospital of Indiana Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Under the direction of nursing administrative leadership, leads the development, implementation and continual improvement of patient flow and communication and coordination within and between departments and clinical teams. Serves as a professional liaison in ensuring optimal processing of all patient admissions and transfers, actively participates in daily bed meetings, convenes AM bed huddles, oversees placement of admitted and transfer patients in beds, visits units to identify available beds with staff assigned to them and assesses staff capacity to safely take additional admissions. Communicates with units about placements and anticipated needs and serves as a conduit for all physicians admitting patients.

Job Summary:
Under the direction of nursing administrative leadership, leads the development, implementation and continual improvement of patient flow and communication and coordination within and between departments and clinical teams.  Serves as a professional liaison in ensuring optimal processing of all patient admissions and transfers, actively participates in daily bed meetings, convenes AM bed huddles, oversees placement of admitted and transfer patients in beds, visits units to identify available beds with staff assigned to them and assesses staff capacity to safely take additional admissions.  Communicates with units about placements and anticipated needs and serves as a conduit for all physicians admitting patients.  Works collaboratively with hospital administrators, Chief Nursing Officers, and other patient care leaders to ensure alignment with processes, policies, work flows, standards, and optimal communication.
 

Experience:  Three years of experience in clinical nursing as an RN; prior leadership experience preferred.

Education/Registration/Licensure:  Completion of a nursing program with current Indiana state licensure as a Registered Nurse

 

Job Knowledge/Skills:

1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

2) Requires a high level of administrative and analytical skills necessary to identify and communicate
program strategies and tactics to be used across the hospital system and within designated
departments.

3) Requires in-depth knowledge of the health care environment, multidisciplinary planning, dynamics of hospital internal and external
customer relations including physicians, employees and patients.  

4) Adept at strategy, resource management and communication.

5) Demonstrates strong analytical, organizational, statistical and computer skills to assess and track 

 clinical data, identify issues, maintain effective reporting and monitoring systems to maintain positive 

 outcomes.

6) Requires leadership, group cohesion and communication skills necessary to lead assigned unit staff and work closely with hospital professionals 

and medical staff, to track clinical services, assess data and identify issues, maintain effective reporting and monitoring systems, as well as to maintain positive outcome objectives..

7) Demonstrates an extremely high level of interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and
written, to interact effectively with all hospital groups, medical staff, hospital
associates, patients, families, and the community.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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