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Clinical Placement Coordinator - Part-Time Day Shift

Company: The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

locations
Kansas City, KS
time type
Part time
posted on
Posted Yesterday
job requisition id
R-22299
Position Title

Clinical Placement Coordinator - Part-Time Day Shift

Bell Hospital

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.

Responsibilities:
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 necessary.
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 situations.
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 interactions.

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 required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

BSN in Nursing
Minimum 2 years RN experience

Preferred:

Skills in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel)

Time Type:
Part time

Job Requisition ID:
R-22299

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 information.

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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 patient care.
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 region.
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 since 2006.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and moves the Kansas City Division into an elite group of healthcare organizations.
According to the ANCC:

- 570 hospitals (9%) out of 6,090 nationwide are Magnet-designated facilities.
- Less than 2% of U.S. hospitals (140) have earned designation four times or more.

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