Registered Nurse Patient Placement Specialist Relief Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Registered Nurse Patient Placement Specialist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
  • On-site, covered, free parking
Work Hours/Shift:
Relief, Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Work collaboratively with all departments and leaders in addressing patient placement and throughput.

  • Demonstrate teamwork by maintaining a cheerful, helpful, and service attitude toward all guests and co-workers.

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with leadership by communicating openly, being supportive and keeping them informed.

  • Incorporate patient, physician, customer needs and concerns into decision-making and organizational action.

  • Demonstrate patient advocacy and the ability to promote customer satisfaction.

  • Maintain an organized work flow system.

  • Take initiative to complete mandatory job requirements; assume responsibility for my role in performance development.

  • Take initiative to be informed about new equipment, technology, forms, credentialing and practice changes, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrate and convey a favorable image of the Medical Center.

  • Notify departments in a timely manner regarding patient admissions.

  • Display an ability to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to changing situations.

  • Know available resources to assist with problem solving and seek help when appropriate.

  • Be willing to accept ultimate responsibility for actions and mistakes.

  • Demonstrate an acceptance and support of change throughout the department and Medical Center.

  • Display dependability by following through on assignments, being on time, and avoiding excessive absences.

  • Take initiative to be informed regarding new equipment, technology, forms, policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Seek information, anticipate needs, and respond appropriately to the units relating to patient placement.

  • Display considerable flexibility to assist with problem solving during unexpected situations.

  • Provide continuous communication throughout the day to Patient Placement Coordinator.

  • Pay meticulous attention to detail.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about individual patient care units and skill sets of staff.

  • Participate in department quality and process improvement activities.

  • Organize and prioritize work assignments to accommodate work environment during high census and sudden emergencies.

What You Will Need:
  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing

    Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or obtained within 4 years of employment

  • Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

  • 1 to 2 Years of Experience in Acute inpatient hospital Nursing (ie. MSU, CCU, PCU, HNVU, Ortho or Oncology)

Job Summary:

The RN Patient Placement Specialist works under the direction of the Patient Placement Coordinator to support the optimization of patient throughput. The RN Patient Placement Specialist will collaborate with charge nurses, patient care units, and physicians to ensure efficient and appropriate patient placement.  This position will assist in posting room/bed charges and level of service changes.

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

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