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Patient Flow Coordinator - Vidant Operations Center - Greenville, NC

Job ID: 949704
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: May 26, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.

Position Summary

Coordinates appropriate room assignments and carries out processes related to bed placement for all bed requests from all areas including ED, OR/PACU, unit transfers, direct admits from local physician offices and regional transfers. Prioritizes patient movement based on highest census areas in collaboration with the Patient Placement Facilitator and responds to dynamic patient-flow situations. Anticipates future bed needs and bed availability by monitoring requesting area volume, the ED tracking board, OR/PACU surgical requests, regional referrals and outpatient services. Communicates with nursing/operational leadership and escalates situations affecting patient movements to Patient Placement Facilitator as necessary. Prioritizes jobs for EVS and Transport Services to ensure bed movements progresses successfully.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School or equivalent is required
  • 1 year to 3 years in a hospital setting

Other Information

  • Position will cover 3:00 - 11:00 pm shift and some weekend day shifts

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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