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Patient Placement RN

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:The Patient Placement RN will collaborate with hospital staff and physicians to support optimal patient flow across the system. This position will be responsible for daily shift operations for all internal and external hospital transfers including PACU, ED and procedural areas, in accordance with clinical standards and guidelines.
Quick Details:

  • 0.6 FTE (ability to be anywhere between 56-80 hours per 2 weeks)
  • Exempt (Salaried) Position
  • Day/Evening Shift with every other weekend rotation
  • Location: Midway Corporate Campus, 1700 University Ave W, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104Responsibilities/Job Description:Responsible for overall patient flow and internal patient placement process across M Health Fairview:
    • Prioritizes patient placement based upon patient need and hospital capacity.
    • Applies knowledge of hospital and unit admission criteria and type of care provided in each department and service to appropriately place patients using critical thinking skills.
    • Maintains and communicates the global picture of system hospital capacity.Responsible for developing and maintaining relationships and working collaboratively with Acute Care site leaders including, but not limited to Charge Nurse, Nurse Managers, Director of Nursing, etc. in all patient care areas:
      • Understands staffing levels on the patient care units based on communication with the staffing office, unit leadership and the Administrative Nursing Supervisor(s).
      • Routinely provides recommendations to Manager of Patient Placement to ensure the patient placement process is operating effectively.
      • Communicates frequently with Emergency Department, PACU and procedural areas to prevent backlog of admissions and implement procedures that will avoid diversions.Demonstrates ability to advocate for and promote care or service, adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served:
        • Communicates in a respective manner.
        • Contributes to a safe, secure environment.
        • Modifies clinical placement based on populations served.Qualifications:Minimum Required Qualifications:
          • Education: BSN
          • Experience:3 - 5 years of recent clinical experience as an RN in a hospital setting
          • License/Certification/Registration: MN Licensed RNPreferred Qualifications
            • Education: Masters in nursing or related field.
            • Experience:
              • 5 years of recent clinical experience as an RN in a hospital setting with charge nurse or operations management experience
              • 3 - 5 years recent patient placement experience

Keywords: Fairview Health Services, St. Paul , Patient Placement RN, Healthcare , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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