Clinical Placement Coordinator - Part-Time Day Shift
Company: The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Kansas City, KS
job requisition id
Clinical Placement Coordinator - Part-Time Day Shift
COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system
employees. -Learn more.
Position Summary / Career Interest:
The Clinical Placement Coordinator actively and continuously
assesses and directs the clinical placement of inpatients working
collaboratively with all patient care areas within the Hospital as
well as the Admitting Department, Patient Relations, Environmental
Services, Patient Transport and the Transfer Center. This position
oversees the clinical flow and throughput across the organization
with a focus on the efficient and effective assignment of patients
to maximize quality and service to all patients and families.
Demonstrates ability to make bed assignments which assure safe,
appropriate and efficient care/service for every patient, adhering
to administrative guidelines considering factors such as: infection
control, physician, or patient requirement for suitable bed
placement and escalating to a Clinical Placement Coordinator when
Assesses situations which could delay in the initiation of patient
care and notifies appropriate personnel.
Effectively communicates with nursing and admitting staff to
provide bed assignment decisions as well as assess current bed
Knowledge of medical procedures, treatment modalities, diagnoses,
and associated terminology.
Working knowledge of medical and allied health sciences.
Ability to maintain rapport with Attending Physician, house staff,
nursing personnel and other health care professionals.
Identifies patient/family service issues and escalates
appropriately to ensure follow-up and satisfaction resolution.
Maintains strict confidentiality and professionalism in all
o *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or
technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
o *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential
functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list
of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon
your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as
BSN in Nursing
Minimum 2 years RN experience
Skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel)
Job Requisition ID:
We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a
person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender
identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age
(40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic
Need help finding the right job?
We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job
Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests. - - -
- - -
Take your place among the best in health care as part of our elite
team at The University of Kansas Health System, the region's
premier academic medical center. We invite you to join us as we
lead the way, setting new standards for advanced and compassionate
The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas is a
world-class academic medical center and destination for complex
care and diagnosis. We offer more options for patients with serious
conditions because of our expertise and leadership in medical
research and education. Our physicians are researchers and
educators expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge. Their
major breakthroughs lead to the life-changing treatments and
technologies of the future.
When you need the most advanced care, you'll find our hospital is
recognized by -U.S. News & World Report -as a healthcare leader. -
Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital was nationally ranked
as the best hospital in Kansas City and in Kansas. No other
hospital has ever held these honors. We also ranked among the
nation's best in 8 specialties, the most of any hospital in the
The best place for cancer treatment is the best place for oncology
nurses. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only
NCI-designated Cancer Center and one of only 71 in the nation. NCI
designation means our patients have greater access to clinical
trials using the newest drugs and therapies closer to home. We
treat the most complex cases with the most advanced approaches. We
offer the hope we may one day cure cancer.
The University of Kansas Hospital is the first hospital in Kansas
to attain the highly coveted Magnet designation from the American
Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Our Department of Nursing began
working toward this goal in 2002 and received the designation on
December 20, 2006. Less than four percent of all hospitals
nationwide have earned this distinction since the ANCC developed
the Magnet Recognition Program in 1990. -In 2022, the ANCC
announced that the health system's Kansas City Division had
received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time. -
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced today
that The University of Kansas Health System's Kansas City Division
has received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time
Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and
moves the Kansas City Division into an elite group of healthcare
According to the ANCC:
- 570 hospitals (9%) out of 6,090 nationwide are Magnet-designated
- Less than 2% of U.S. hospitals (140) have earned designation four
times or more.
Keywords: The University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City , Clinical Placement Coordinator - Part-Time Day Shift, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!