Patient Placement representatives are an integral part of our clinical care operations team. They work closely with the nursing units and staff to quickly and safely place patients from all points of entry and maintain balanced clinical staffing in a 24/7/365 environment.
The successful candidate will:
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Responsible for facility-wide patient and/or staff placement operations. Serves as a liaison between both internal and external customers. Manages data as related to operations. Performs Utilization Management functions as required by facility
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
The position also requires skills and abilities typically gained with 1 year of experience in a healthcare office setting, previous experience in patient services or admitting would be very helpful. Must have medical terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and critical thinking skills. Must have the ability to work under tight time constraints and meet deadlines while working on a variety of projects.
Must be proficient with commonly used office software and equipment.
Associate Degree preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.