Registered Nurse - Patient Placement Coordinator
A Registered Nurse who coordinates patient throughput from all points of entry into St.Dominic to facilitate overall hospital patient flow, improved bed utilization and assignment of patients to appropriate level of care. Responsible for the timely and effective assignment of patients to the appropriate clinical setting including external transfers into ED, transfers from ICU to floor, direct admits and ED transfers to inpatient units. Facilitates efficient transfer and acceptance process of emergent, urgent and elective patients to St. Dominic external facilities and clinics with the aim of accessing specialty services in a manner that is timely and service oriented while working within the scope of EMTALA, regulartory and St. Dominic guidelines.
Minimum Education - Graduate of an accredited program in nursing.
Minimum Work Experience - Minimum of 3 years of acute clinical experience required. Critical care, emergency department, management and/or case management experience preferred.
Required Skills- Requires oral and written communication skills; strong administrative and clinical background.
Required License - Current Mississippi State Nursing License.