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Department: 85020 Patient Placement
Status: Full Time 40 HRS
Shift: Days
Work Hours: 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Job Details:
  • Summary

    The Patient Placement Coordinator is a role that is dedicated to managing all admission requests and patient flow within the hospital.  In this role the Patient Placement Coordinator assesses and assigns all scheduled and unscheduled admission requests to the appropriate inpatient bed. The coordinator is involved in navigating complex admission and transfer requests by working directly with physicians, charge nurses, UR nurses and other leaders within the organization.  The Patient Placement Coordinator is also responsible for collaborating with UR nurses to determine the level of care screening.  This role is instrumental in overall hospital operations. Candidates for this role would include persons with health care preferably hospital experience who have good organization, communication and customer service skills.  This is primarily a desk job with the ability and occasional need for in person discussions within patient care units. 


    Education and/or Other Requirements               

    Graduate of an accredited school of practical nursing.  Current registration in Illinois for practice as a licensed practical nursing.  One to three years' experience preferred.

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