The Bed Control Coordinator is responsible for coordinating inpatient bed assignments for patients at St. Francis Memphis Hospital and St. Francis Bartlett. The incumbent optimizes and prioritizes patient flow activities throughout the system, such as ER admissions, ICU downgrades as well as coordinates and facilitates the patientâ��s entry into St. Francis from other health care facilities.
Key Job Responsibilities
Receives and processes telephone calls from doctors, house supervisors, patient access or any transferring facility, requesting assistance with admissions and transfers.
Collaborates effectively with hospital staff, medical staff and on-call specialists.
Maintains a high degree of familiarity and demonstrates compliance with all established policies and procedures related to coordination of patient referral and transport.
Receives phone orders from doctors and places admission orders in Cerner.
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or related health science. Preferred: Academic degree in nursing (Bachelors or Masters degree) or related health science.
Required: Two (2) years of related healthcare experience.
Required: Must be currently licensed, certified or registered to practice profession as required by law, regulation in state of practice or policy. CPR.
Primary Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105001158
About Saint Francis Hospital - Memphis
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.