Placement Representative

Job Number
Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center
Banner Desert Medical Center - Clinical Care Operations
Position Type
PT: Part-Time
Street Address
1400 South Dobson Rd
City & State
Posting Category
Administrative / Clerical


The future is full of possibilities. At Banner Health, we’re excited about what the future holds for health care. That’s why we’re changing the industry to make the experience the best it can be. Our team has come together with the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better.  The future of health care starts here. If you’re ready to change lives, we want to hear from you. Apply today.


As a Placement Representative in clinical care operations, you must be able to multitask and work within various software programs. As a placement representative, you will be a part of efficiently placing staffing and patients throughout the entire hospital. You will to provide administrative support not only for staffing and patient placement, but for the entire clinical care operations. This is a part-time 24hrs/wk opportunity (6A-6:30P) - Friday & Saturday.


Clinical Care Operations is the hub of patient management for the campus, including: bed assignment, unit staffing, house supervision, emergency preparedness (code events and internal disasters), patient transports, dispatch, and data analysis. Several employee groups report to this department, including clinical positions such as RN House Senior Managers, SWAT RNs, and Resource Team (RNs, NAs, PCAs, HUCs, and BHTs) plus non-clinical roles such as Office Supervisor, Transport Supervisor, Dispatchers, Placement Reps, and Information Specialists.


Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.


About Banner Desert Medical Center
Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System.

About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center
If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

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


Essential Functions

  • Acts as the Command Center for Hospital. Coordinates with internal personnel and external agencies to address continual demand for patient placement and/or staffing requirements and maintains list of anticipated needs and projected resources.


  • Enters, maintains, and archives data in computer files for departments as required using multiple software platforms.


  • Identifies, resolves and communicates real and potential problems and information to appropriate Nursing leadership. Prioritizes safe utilization of resources.


  • Creates and distributes individualized ad-hoc reports upon management request.



Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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