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Owensboro Health: Patient Flow Specialist - Weekend Option (Whitesville)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Hawesville
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job SummaryResponsible for assessing patients' statuses and facilitating the efficient movement of patients from admission to discharge.Job ResponsibilitiesServes 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.QualificationsBachelor's degree or higher in Healthcare Administration required upon hire ORBachelor's degree or higher in Health Science Field required upon hire ORBachelor's degree or higher in Nursing required upon hireA minimum of 2 years' relevant experience requiredRN Licensed as a Registered Nurse. Eligible to practice nursing in the State of Kentucky required upon hire ANDBLS Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 45 days of employment in this position ANDACLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Healthcare Provider required within 12 months of employment in this positionSkills and AttributesRequires 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 managementPhysical DemandsStanding: OccasionallyWalking: OccasionallySitting: FrequentlyLifting 0-25 lbs: RarelyLifting 25-75 lbs: NeverLifting over 75 lbs: NeverCarrying 0-25 lbs: RarelyCarrying 25-75 lbs: NeverCarrying over 75 lbs: NeverPushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: RarelyPushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: NeverPushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: NeverClimbing: RarelyBending/Stooping: RarelyKneeling: RarelyCrouching/Crawling: RarelyReaching: OccasionallyTalking: FrequentlyHearing: OccasionallyRepetitive Foot/Leg Movements: NeverRepetitive Hand/Arm Movements: FrequentlyKeyboard Data Entry: FrequentlyRunning: NeverVision: Depth Perception: FrequentlyVision: Distinguish Color: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Far: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Near: FrequentlyOwensboro Health Core CommitmentsINTEGRITY 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.by Jobble

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