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Allina Health System Patient Placement Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Date Posted: September 21, 2021 Department: 16008940 Access Center Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 32 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Every Other Job Summary: Manage, coordinate, and facilitate patient placement from external referring sites and internal departments. Coordinate pre-planning and predictive census monitoring. Facilitate collaboration between referring and receiving departments and providers. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Facilitate patient placement for admission and transfer patients from outside facilities and internal departments. Assign patient to appropriate bed based on guidelines. Pre-assign expected surgical patients. Collaborate with Charge Nurse and others to facilitate placement and discharge in a timely manner. Obtain patient information from referral sources. Facilitate phone requests from referring sites and communication between physicians as needed. Conduct pre-pend, appointment, approval, and other processes in Excellian electronic medical record. Manage process with follow-up calls after pre-determined timeframe. Monitor Emergency Department track boards for potential admits. Communicate to facilitate transfers between units. May facilitate physician and / or service paging. May page out Stroke Code notifications. May page Cath Lab team for Interventional cases. May track team check-in and follow up. May page or contact specialists on call. May facilitate / schedule for Cardiovascular Interventional cases. May coordinate physician assignment lists for newly assigned patient rotation. May page the daily census to stakeholders. May page surge-alert messages. Conduct follow-up communication with referring sites. Provide transfer and admission information. Obtain necessary information and reports from referring facility. Complete documentation in electronic record and department databases. Track patient assignment, arrival, and flow. Add information from referral sources to medical record. Track statistical and quality data. May facilitate protocol / procedure pertaining to patient death notifications and documentation. May document billing-related information. Utilize predictive parameters to project census changes. Track patient assignment, arrival, and flow. Coordinate information relevant to scheduled and unscheduled admissions, discharges and transfers to provide status of bed availability. Monitor inpatient, outpatient, and procedural unit census for bed availability. Monitor procedure schedules for forecasting. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements Associate's or Vocational degree required and Bachelor's degree preferred 2 to 5 Years in healthcare field, including medical terminology required and 2 to 5 Years in computer skills required and 2 to 5 Years in Epic / Excellian electronic medical record preferred Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate en