Patient Placement Coordinator Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    6/11/2021
  • Job ID:
    20030448
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Patient Placement Coordinator Per Diem AdventHealth for Children

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children:

  • As one of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. Our technologically advanced, flagship facility is designed by Walt Disney Imagineers to be child-friendly.  
  • Across Central Florida, there are more than 300 dedicated, pediatric beds — 200 of which are located at the tertiary children’s hospital in Orlando. 
  • We have assembled a world-class team of doctors, specialists, nurses and health care professionals that utilizes some of the most advanced technologies, therapies and treatments available to care for our patients. This includes 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties and 800+ Pediatric specialty trained staff.
  • For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven-percent of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.
  • Comprehensive Heart Center with a multidisciplinary team including congenital heart disease experts and elite pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.
  • Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center featuring the highest designation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
  • Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT); the Kids Beating Cancer BMT program is the first of its kind in Central Florida and is internationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
  • Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
  • Level III NICU offering the highest level of care available to neonatal babies and recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care in Florida.
Work Hours/Shift:

•           Per Diem

You Will Be Responsible For: 

  • Serves as resource for all patient placements within the hospital. 
  • Maintains a professional, collaborative and congenial rapport with internal and external contacts.
  • Makes all patient placement decisions in accordance with patient diagnosis, appropriate unit criterion, patient acuity and patient location. 
  • Initiates, promotes and/or participates in interdisciplinary collaboration regarding patient placement.
  • Identifies needs and operational improvement opportunities to improve patients’ access and bed turnaround.
  • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations. 
  • Supports, promotes and participates in community service activities. 
  • Serves as a single point of contact for all patient placements within the hospital.  
  • Maintains communication with referring physicians and transferring hospitals regarding anticipated bed availability or access delays. 
  • Evaluates all available heart hospital beds and develops contingency bed management plans with operational charge staff to ensure daily patients operations are not interrupted. Reports any occurrences of interrupted patient operations to director. 
  • Responsible for patient placement operations within the Hospital to ensure that patients are admitted or transferred between units or hospital in a timely manner in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, and according to nursing care requirements.
  • Continuously re-evaluates patient placement requests and adjusts staffing and bed management plans accordingly. 
Qualifications

What Will You Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • N/A

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • N/A

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate of a school of nursing

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Nursing

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • N/A

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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