Arranges placement of patients being admitted or transferred in accordance with specific unit protocols, staff competency, patient needs and staffing patterns.
Completes assessment of hospital staffing needs and staff according to acuity using department matrix guidelines.
Maintains and utilizes Cerner Bed Board.
Manages bed flow.
Oversees physician check-in.
Coordinates transfers to higher level of care facilities.
Assists with and/or performs discharge process.
Screens and completes HPRR's pertinent to department, identifies trends and collaborates with director to resolve issues.
Assists with oversight of Float Pool staff schedule to maintain balanced support for units and compliance with commitment.
Liaison for Directors/Managers and House Supervisor and facilitates optimal outcomes for issues.
Rounds on all units routinely to evaluate patient/staff/physician needs and responds appropriately to requests.
Reviews contracted staff usage and compares to departmental position controls. Manages and leads efforts to reduce contracted staff use. Reports data through appropriate channels.