RN Manager Patient Placement and Throughput
Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Information About this Position
40 Hours per week
Christian Hospital Patient Placement and Throughput
Company and Job Overview
Christian Hospital is a full-service acute care community hospital
located on 28 acres in north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital
is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving
cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services,
orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management,
vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke
care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and
treating sleep disorders.
Northwest HealthCare, located six miles west of Christian Hospital,
provides the community 24-hour emergency care, with Washington
University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital providing
pediatric services. Northwest HealthCare is also home to the Sleep
Disorders Center and a variety of full-service outpatient
diagnostic and imaging services in a convenient setting.
This position is responsible for the daily operations of patient
placement including oversight of process improvements and
throughput. This position will make recommendations and implement
policies ensuring they are in accordance with the hospital policies
and goals and support efficient medically appropriate throughput.
Manages and coordinates the allocation of beds in collaboration
with patient access and all other departments and portals. Directs
the allocation of bed management activities within patient care
areas including but not limited to patient access, transporters,
all clinical areas and acts as a liaison in working with relevant
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains,
assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts
professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and
actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of
the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or
expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may
affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Accountable for departmental and hospital planning of improvements
to throughput as related to bed placement and transfers to and from
other facilities and within the hospital. Responsible for a working
knowledge of regulations and policies regarding patient care, bed
placement, transfers, and EMTALA. Uses critical thinking skills in
prioritizing patient movement in, out, and within the hospital
working closely with all patient care units including but not
limited to nursing.
Collaborates with physicians, patient care leaders and staff, and
other departments to enhance patient flow and in other ways improve
throughput and flow processes and bed management. Uses data and
observation to focus on intervention for patient centered and
medically appropriate change.
Manages operations within the department and integrates services
which enhance throughput for the organization. Promotes safety by
communicating relevant information to the team and relevant
departments within the organization and in other ways reduces
BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability
to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an
essential function of this job.
2-5 years of experience
2-5 years of supervisory experience
5-10 years of experience
5-10 years of supervisory experience
Registered Nurse (RN) License
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability
- - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- - 401(k) plan
- - Tuition Assistance
- - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- - -On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- - -Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital
East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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