Bed Management Coordinator in Danville, VA at Sovah Health - Danville

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SOVAH Health - Danville

Position Summary: Patient placement coordinator tracks, performs and enforces all activities which involve the placement and movement of patients and helps to monitor efficient care transitions. This includes following up on ED patients admitted to the hospital through the various portals of entry and on patients who have been discharged. The patient placement position assigns patients to beds based on collaboration with nursing leaders and physicians regarding care requirements and for maximizing the use of the hospital bed resources appropriate for care. The coordinator will work collaboratively with the Emergency Department, Nursing, Case Management and Environmental Services in regard to utilization management and review of beds. The coordinator will communicate anticipated staffing needs to nursing based on hospital census.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or equivalent required.  Current Virginia CNA or EMT required.   Current American Heart Associate BLS required.  Patient Placement experience preferred or experience in hospital healthcare preferred.

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