Sanford Health Patient Placement Specialist - Patient Flow in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Patient Placement Specialist | Patient Flow | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Department : PATIENT FLOW COORDINATORS

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for continuity of operations within the facility by overseeing patient admissions and transfer activity while monitoring bed/patient care capacity both currently and prospectively. Responsible for facilitating continuous throughput of patients from all points of entry by utilizing effective verbal and written communication; must be able to make, efficient, effective clinical decisions; and coordinate and deploy ancillary services to needed areas. The patient placement coordinator is the liaison between clinical and ancillary departments. When needed, the Patient Placement Specialist will make final decisions regarding patient placement. This position requires a person who must be flexible, able to prioritize multiple tasks at one time, effectively manage conflict and stress, and assume a leadership position when needed. This position requires a thorough understanding of Sanford nursing units.Other duties expected within this role include but are not limited to: rounding in departments to communicate with clinical leaders, physicians, patients/families, and other healthcare team members ensuring quality care issues are addressed. Current knowledge related to departmental policies and each departments clinical practice. Must have current understanding of regulations and scope of practice for various roles.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Nurses performing nursing practices over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within one year from the date of hir. Bachelor’s degree in nursing is required; Master’s degree preferred. Must have knowledge of Sanford Health policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements. Requires high degree of system knowledge and excellent critical thinking skills. Must have a working knowledge of information systems, managed care and legal, eithical and safety policies. Must have 3-5 years nursing experience with additional clinical supervisory/management experience

QUALIFICATIONS

Requires current licensure as a Registered Nurse in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Nurses performing nursing practice over the telephone require licensure in the states where the patients being served reside. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within one year from the date of hire. Bachelor's degree in nursing is required; master's degree preferred. Must have knowledge of Sanford Health policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements. Requires high degree of system knowledge and excellent critical thinking skills. Must have a working knowledge of information systems, managed care and legal, ethical and safety policies. Must have five years nursing experience with an additional three years of clinical supervisory/management experience.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Fargo

State: North Dakota

Job Function: Nursing

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req11380