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RN Patient Placement Coordinator - Fort Worth, TX - Clinical Nurse Coordinator

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

RN Patient Placement Coordinator - Fort Worth, TX Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit .To view all job vacancies, visit or .Job Description:Description: The RN Patient Placement Coordinator assesses Emergency Department (ED) patient admissions, discharges, and inpatient bed availability. This job also develops, coordinates, and implements plans for patient assignments that accommodate patient needs, unit workload, and physician preferences. Typical Duties:

  • Assumes roles and responsibilities for all three roles; Front flow, Backflow or Behavioral Health Flow Coordinator.
  • Facilitates and manages patient flow throughout the department to ensure that patients are expeditiously moved into the treatment area and wait time is minimized.
  • Coordinates with ED Physicians to identify patients eligible and appropriate for Results Pending to facilitate movement of ED patients before, during, and after determination of treatment needs.
  • Facilitates movement of patients to other areas/units and procedures.
  • Evaluates the admission and transfer process for patients, families, and physicians on an individual and collective basis.
  • Coordinates with the Results Pending Nurse and other staff nurses to identify patients who are Results Pending appropriate and to move those patients to the RP area in a timely manner. Assist with discharges as appropriate.
  • Reviews all admissions including the charting of the primary nurse for completeness, fax report to the receiving units, and makes preparation for the patients immediate transport to the receiving unit.
  • Maintains knowledge of the actual and potential disposition status of the patients in the Emergency Department.
  • Provides support and resources to staff and physicians.
  • Respond to all Priority Alerts in the department
  • Identifies barriers to the admission and discharge process and suggests solutions in conjunction with the ED and Hospital Leadership Team.
  • Contributes to the achievement of the departments metrics including but not limited to: door-to-discharge, bed assigned-to-discharge, and Left without Being Seen rate.
  • Attends all Bed Control meetings while on duty to represent the interest of the patients in the emergency department.
  • Participates as a member of the ED Leadership Team, is Team Leader capable and attends leadership meetings/committees.
  • Leads all Provider and Leader huddles to facilitate throughput plan and movement of patients.
  • Functions as needed as the backup for EMS triage, to support incoming EMS flow.
  • Acts as Behavioral Flow Coordinator by managing legal documents, detention warrants, i.e. and oversees BH processes.
  • Responsible for the care of patients in the ED by way of assessment, treatment planning, and medication administration.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications:
  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Associates Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • 2 plus years of emergency department experience. Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • 2 plus years of trauma experience at a Level I or II trauma center. Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
  • Current JPS recognized BLS certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Successful completion of background screening. Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • National Nursing Certification in related specialty area. Location Address: 1575 S. Main StreetFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

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