Patient Placement Coord

Responsible to expedite patient admissions from all avenues (ER, Direct Admits, PACU, Cath Lab, etc.) as well as inpatient transfer's in a timely manner focusing on the Patient Throughput targets. The ability to Screen for Level of Care appropriateness and any special requirements around the bed requests (i.e. Isolation, Custody, Dialysis, etc.) will be a pivotal responsibility for this position. Serves as point person for patient placement with a goal to centralize patient flow with one individual who has clinical expertise and experience to understand the global picture of the hospital capacity at all times. Licensure/Certification: Current LVN license preferred. Experience: Minimum one (1) year clinical experience with a working knowledge of Case Management/Utilization Review principles or one (1) year experience as a Patient Placement Coordinator in an acute care facility. Understanding in Interqual admission criteria and has computer skills to enter information into the various required electronic databases. Effective oral and written communication skills with customer service and team approach to daily work activities. Organizational skills and time management skills required. Req ID 20585

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