PATIENT FLOW SPECIALIST - WEEKEND OPTION Nursing Hours: 6a-6p Days - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-77 - 40274A
Job Summary Responsible for assessing patients# statuses and facilitating the efficient movement of patients from admission to discharge. # Job Responsibilities Serves as an expert consultant for team members in areas of program development, clinical practice, and professional development. Contributes to defining, directing, and evaluating the nursing care and functions of clinical team members. Collects and performs statistical analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of data including length of stay, immediate bedding principles, and workflows to identify issues and trends. Assists the provider(s) with patient intake process based on acuity of care needed. Participates in project planning and assists with prioritizing process improvement opportunities. Identifies, develops, documents, and implements standardized work instructions and educates team members on new processes. Develops, implements, and evaluates educational plans/programs and utilizes methods, measurements, and tools to evaluate achievement of learning goals. Works with management to identify metrics to analyze cost effectiveness and return on investments. Communicates information obtained to the primary care giver to allow a smooth transition for patients. Performs job duties in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Healthcare Administration required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Health Science Field required upon hire OR Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nursing required upon hire A minimum of 2 years# relevant experience required RN - Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire AND BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position AND ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 12 months of employment in this position Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Requires a strong understanding of concepts, practices, and procedures related to process improvement, human factors, safety principles, and change management Physical Demands Standing: Occasionally Walking: Occasionally Sitting: Frequently Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Never Lifting over 75 lbs: Never Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Never Carrying over 75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Never Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Never Climbing: Rarely Bending/Stooping: Rarely Kneeling: Rarely Crouching/Crawling: Rarely Reaching: Occasionally Talking: Frequently Hearing: Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Never Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.