Adventist Health System Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor – Operations Center – Orlando in Orlando, Florida


Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor – Operations Center – Orlando

Florida Hospital Orlando seeks to hire a Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.

Facility Profile:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year.

Work Hours/Shifts:

3/12s; 7a – 7p

Job Summary:

The Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of the patient placement and flow process. Responsible to plan, prioritize, organize, direct and control all admissions and transfers between nursing units, hospitals, Behavioral Health, Emergency Department, and direct admissions from physicians. Acts as liaison between bed management staff, patient placement coordinators, and the transfer center RN on all issues pertaining to placement. Participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that is equally respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • A broad nursing knowledge in order to serve as a resource person when necessary

  • Knowledge and ability to utilize hospital and external resources

  • Self motivated with ability to function independently

  • Interpersonal skills that promote teamwork

  • Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations

  • Graduate of a school of nursing

  • Five years working in patient care area

  • Three years of previous healthcare management experience

  • Five years critical care experience (Preferred)

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Current valid State of Florida or multi state license as a Registered Nurse

Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program

  • Serves as resource for all patient placements within the hospital. (Teamwork)

  • Maintains a professional, collaborative and congenial rapport with internal and external contacts. (Integrity)

  • Makes all patient placement decisions in accordance with patient diagnosis, appropriate unit criterion, patient acuity and patient location. (Excellence)

  • Initiates, promotes and/or participates in interdisciplinary collaboration regarding patient placement. (Teamwork)

  • Identifies needs and operational improvement opportunities to improve patient’s access and bed turn around (Excellence)

  • Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations. (Caring)

  • Supports, promotes and participates in community service activities. (Stewardship /Balance)

  • Serves as a single point of contact for all patient placements within the hospital (Excellence)

  • Maintains communication with referring physicians and transferring hospitals regarding anticipated bed availability or access delays. (Excellence)

  • Evaluates all available hospital beds and develops contingency patient placement plans with operational charge staff to ensure daily patients operations are not interrupted. Attends Mission meetings to assist with communication of patient flow. (Excellence)

  • Responsible for patient placement operations within campus to ensure that patients are admitted or transferred between units or hospitals in a timely manner in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, and according to nursing care requirements. (Stewardship)

  • Continuously re-evaluates patient placement requests when necessary with patient placement coordinators, works with CSR and/or nursing team to adjust staffing, and implements bed management plans accordingly during mission and as needed in conjunction with the Nursing Supervisor and/or Nurse Manager. (Stewardship)

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor opportunity with Florida Hospital Orlando and apply online today.

Job Keywords:

Patient Placement Nurse Supervisor, Operations Center, Orlando

Job: Nursing

Primary Location: US-FL-Orlando

Position Location Orlando

Organization Florida Hospital

Schedule Full-time

Shift Day

Job Level Staff / Associate

Education Level Associate's Degree

Travel No

Job Posting Dec 5, 2018, 1:24:31 PM

Req ID: 274214

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.