Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Waterman
Immediate Benefits Coverage
State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure
Career growth and advancement potential
High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida
Full Time, 12 hour shifts (11am to 11pm)
You Will Be Responsible For:
Assigns and facilitates all patient admissions (elective and emergent) and transfers in accordance with established clinical standards and guidelines. This includes acceptance of hospital to hospital transfers, Hospice GIP.
Maintains bed management software program to allow for accurate patient census lists. Able to produce open bed inventory at moments notice.
Serves as the central contact person for direct admit patients. Receives physician office calls and facilitates patient placement, ensuring the patient is admitted to the most appropriate bed available using criteria for admission, assigning proper unit, observation or inpatient status.
Communicates with the ED, Registration, Cardiopulmonary, Patient Care Units, Surgical Services, EVS and other departments to prevent a back-up of admissions and increase throughput.
Facilitates a daily Huddle and provides length of stay information, admission and discharge numbers. During bed shortage periods, will coordinate additional Huddles as needed.
Serves as a back up to the staffing office, able to facilitate staffing.
Review surgical schedule and cath lab schedule for next 24 hours to determine projected bed availability and report to the Director Nursing Operations or designee any challenges.
Demonstrate tactfulness, diplomacy and courteousness in all contacts with patient, visitors, physicians and any other health team members.
Integrates service standards in all work relationships.
What You Will Need:
Must be adaptable to a fast pace environment.
Proven track record showing attention to detail.
Must be proficient in the English language.
Pleasant telephone manner and good organizational skills.
Proficient computer skills and medical terminology required.
Excellent critical thinking, problem identification and resolution skills.
Able to interpret EKG rhythms and assist in telemetry
Previous clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred
Telemetry, rhythm interpretation preferred
Familiar with Patient flow, through put preferred
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
High school graduate or equivalent
2 years college preferred
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Certification: CNA required
The function of this job is to facilitate hospital movement by effective bed management which results in effective through put. This individual serves as the facilitator of all patient movement, including admissions, transfers and discharges. The position resides in the nursing operations dept, therefore, the role expands to cover staffing. The role includes assignment of administrative duties and assisting the house supervisor as directed. It is essential to perform this role that this individual understands diagnosis, medical terminology and the individual nursing unit’s scope of care. The role is successful when collaboration with house supervisor occurs regularly and in any time of question about effective patient placement.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.