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RN Coord Patient Flow Nights 24 hours

Company: Beth Israel Lahey Health
Location: Burlington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary: Under general direction of the RN Patient Flow Manager, the patient flow coordinator performs patient flow, transfer, and bed placement activities. Areas of responsibility include all in patient flow activities, electronic bed board operation, system coordination, quality improvement and other duties.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

CLINICAL PRACTICE:

  • Performs the patient flow, transfer and bed management process for Lahey Clinic
  • Works in compliance with Nursing Practice Guidelines which foster safe, cost effective and quality patient care.
  • Performs bed flow functions and patient placement process, including operating and managing the electronic bedboard placement of patients
  • Optimizes patient flow throughout the hospital by prioritizing admissions, transfers, and bed assignments
  • Maintains and displays knowledge of current professional and clinical issues and practices through participation in a professional organization and certification in field of nursing. Uses evidence based resources to implement necessary changes in the delivery of nursing care and/or nursing practice.

SYSTEM COORDINATION:

  • Links departmental goals to organizations mission and goals.
  • Works collaboratively to solve problems, improve processes and integrate services within the department and with other departments.
  • Responds calmly and efficiently during crisis and/or emergency situations.
  • Confronts and effectively deals with issues as they arise without disruption to the departments routine.
  • Notifies appropriate colleagues of unsafe working conditions and takes appropriate action.
  • Supports new ideas and changes within the department by actively participating and contributing.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting demands of the department.
  • Organizes and prioritizes work to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates initiative to diagnose problems, attain needed resources and provide solution.
  • Manages and communicates information.
  • Develops effective communication methods to keep staff and others informed about activities of the organization and department.

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing, with knowledge base that would ordinarily be acquired through a bachelor's degree program.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current licensure to practice professional nursing in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Clinical Skills: Clinical competency in area of nursing practice.

Technical Skills: Basic computer skills.

Experience: A minimum of five years of accumulated in-patient nursing experience and two years leadership experience.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Keywords: Beth Israel Lahey Health, Boston , RN Coord Patient Flow Nights 24 hours, Other , Burlington, Massachusetts

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