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Northwell Health Registered Nurse Bed Management in Bay Shore, New York

Req Number 119064

Job Description

Facilitates patient admission, discharge, intra-hospital and inter-facility transfer processes through clinical triage. Acts as the primary liaison between physicians, hospitals and other care providers who seek to refer, schedule or transfer patients into the organization. Provides clinical expertise, close medical communication and quality assessment for the successful referral and transfer of patients to the facility.

Job Responsibility

  • Promotes optimum utilization of hospital beds; conducts rounds and meets with staff regarding bed availability and current census.

  • Assigns patients to available beds to avoid delays in patient arrival to units.

  • Communicates with the surgery department, emergency department, nursing units, physician offices and outlying facilities to ensure appropriate placement of patients in a timely manner.

  • Assists with and ensures admission paperwork is complete, and ensures hand-off of communication to accepting nurse.

  • Ensures beds are assigned based on level of care and patient aggregation; addresses and resolves issues arising from increased census and decreased bed availability.

  • Promotes patient, family and physician satisfaction regarding bed assignments; addresses and resolves conflict regarding dissatisfaction with bed assignments.

  • Address any conflicts or issues arising from dissatisfaction with bed assignments.

  • Ensures patient information and data entry in patient's chart is accurate, including but not limited to insurance information, clinical documentation, transportation requests, and patient demographics.

  • Evaluates, processes, tracks, documents, and coordinates patient transfers for the successful referral and transfer of patients to the facility; may conduct recorded three-way calls between referring physician and facility physician.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) required.

  • Current License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.

  • 2-5 years of technical experience and 0-2 years of leadership / management experience, required.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $90,000-$145,000/year

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.