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  • RN - PATIENT PLACEMENT COORDINATOR

Have we got a job for you! 

At Kootenai Health we have an excellent hybrid job for an RN who is motivated by patient safety and building community partnerships. We need a dedicated and compassionate Patient Placement Coordinator.

In this position, you will be responsible for consistent information exchange and communication between nursing administration and staff regarding proper physician and bed placement. You will call on your skills to prioritize and make decisions for timely transfers based on acuity, diagnosis, preference, bed availability, and staffing resources. You will maintain accurate Patient Transfer Center records and statistics and other data as requested. You will practice your analytical side for maintaining compliance with federal regulations that guide the transfer of patients between facilities and policy enforcement. While you are mastering this position, you can take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing and high functioning organization.   

Keep reading; here are the additional stats with this position:

24/7 department.

Day shift = 1 PPC RN, 1 PPC clerical support. Night shift = 1 PPC RN.

Hybrid position - 1 shift as PPC RN, 2 shifts working as an RN in Nursing Resource Team (float RN.) Whenever possible, PPC RN's float in a float cluster by experience and preference of department.

Works closely with outlying facilities. Triages all in-coming transfers. Schedules life flight. Works with hospital supervisor for placement. Multi-tasking; constant pulse in ED, OR, and in-coming flights. Facilitates Dr. to Dr. Line.

Excellent customer service, strong critical thinking. Multi-tasking is a must. Strong phone skills, computer skills. Strong telephone customer support.  

PCU/ED/CICU experience desired. Can consider charge RN's, RN's with leadership background, or ICM experience. No new grads at this time.

As you are reading, are you thinking this is you? Great - here are a few more items to check off the "This is Me" list:

1.     A graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program.
2.     The State of Idaho Registered Nurse
3.     BSN or current enrollment in BSN program required
4.     Critical Care and/or Emergency Nursing  
5.     BLS Required.  Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or     KMC BLS within 60 days of hire.
 

Here's a little more to help you make a great decision:


-      We have a full spectrum of employee reward, recognition, and retention programs 
-      Received "The Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, " and considered one of the nation's top 20 "Best Places to Work in Healthcare." 
-      Workplace health and wellness initiatives - In 2009, Kootenai received the Wellness Councils of America's Gold National Well Workplace designation
-      We have outstanding training and educational opportunities
-      We have active employee/supervisor relationships
-      Great Benefits
            
             We have so much more - don't want to give it all away!

For further information about the position or to talk to a recruiter, contact Julie Pickup by calling 208-625-4621, or by emailing jpickup@kh.org.

 
We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
Nights - 12 Hour Shifts
RN - PATIENT PLACEMENT COORDINATOR
103589
Patient Transfer Call Center
Full Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted May 11, 2017

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