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RN Bed Management Coordinator

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Good Samaritan Hospital

San Jose, CA 95124
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Part-time

Job: 030

Bed Management Coordinator


About Good Samaritan Hospital

Our investment in technology, ability to recruit internationally trained physicians in a wide range of specialties, and commitment to developing the potential of its clinical and ancillary staff have set us apart from the rest. Serving Silicon Valley since 1965, Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital. Our acute care hospital is located in the heart of Silicon Valley with two locations, the main campus in San Jose and Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos. Good Samaritan Hospital is recognized as a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, comprehensive cancer services, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques. We were the first of five hospitals in the country and the first in Santa Clara County to become a Stroke Certified Hospital.

Schedule/Shift: .6 FTE / Night Shift


Position Summary

The Bed Management Coordinator (BMC) coordinates the assignment of patient care beds within the hospital. Empowered by Senior Executive Leadership, the BMC collaborates with facility departments and medical staff to promote appropriate, timely patient placement in beds and positions so that patient care is not delayed. The BMC facilitates regularly scheduled bed management meetings with facility staff to identify and communicate bed utilizations issues. The BMC will identity, trend, and report barriers to patient throughput.


Education

B.A. / B.S. preferred


License/Certifications

CA RN License

BCLS, ACLS and NIH stroke scale required


Experience

RN with minimum 3-5 years' experience in acute care setting

Minimum 2 years' experience in leadership responsibilities - can include charge nurse experience

Effective conflict resolution skills

Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously

Effective strategic, logistical and critical thinking with pro-active decision making and negotiation skills

Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships

Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written formats

Able to conduct crucial conversations in confident manner

Able to work independently with minimal supervision and able to work effectively within teams

Proficient in MEDITECH and other applications/technology supporting bed management


Reference: 692111834