productive and fun to work
Patient Flow Coordinator (Current Employee) – New Brunswick, NJ – March 3, 2015
Identifies and coordinates appropriate placement for all in-patient and out-patient admissions from the Emergency Room to the various nursing units, while ensuring quality, timely, cost efficient care and placement into the most appropriate level
Ensures proper operation of company hardware, software programs, page, and phone handling systems.
Able to troubleshoot and work with Information Systems.
Ensures requests have been completed in an efficient and timely manner according to current departmental standards, priorities, and patient appointments.
Understands and is able to determine, explain, and develop dispatcher logic and transporter activities.
Answer a high volume of incoming calls and properly communicate with medical staff and patients in an appropriate and professional manner.
Functions as a liaison between Patient Transportation and other departments.
Collaborates with Physicians (during Direct Admission), Nurse Supervisor, Charge Nurses and the Critical Care Transport Team to prioritize patient admissions and transfers based on medical needs.
Coordinates and expedites all patient bed utilization transactions in accordance with established clinical standards, guidelines and clinical knowledge of illness.