Pros: provides great opportunity for networking, understanding management needs for staffing, and the inside look at organizational needs to assist in patient throughput.
Cons: not a good opportunity for job advancement within this particular job.
A typical day as a Patient Flow Triage Nurse starts at 07:30, by signing in to the phones and computer. Check phone messages, respond to urgent calls first. Review BedBoard, a computer program, that visually – more... shows all occupied and vacant hospital beds for each nursing unit (medical/surgical and critical care beds). Review available isolation beds, and quickly evaluate legitimate use of the isolation rooms. Next evaluate number of med-tele cardiac beds and critical cardiac beds available. Speak with LifeFlight regarding any incoming emergency cases and anticipate what type of bed will be needed. Next evaluate the Emergency Department with their charge nurse, for any issues, delays in getting beds. Review the print-out of scheduled Operating Room cases, and anticipate number of beds needed. Review available EEG monitoring rooms, if any. Review outpatient procedure requests for overnight stays, and all known outpatient clinic admissions. Telephone the Admissions Triage Physician and provide a brief synapsis of hospital beds and capacity, and any issues that may impact admission and discharge delays. Prepare a report to share with Bed Huddle scheduled at 08:00 that discusses the information obtained from my review. Lead the discussion at the BedHuddle meeting. Discuss issues (infrastructure issues, weather issues, if any, and options. expected admissions and discharges with Unit Managers, Nursing Directors, Emergency Department Director, Social Work, Case Management, Environmental Services Director, and Logistics for transports. After the meeting, return to my desk and continue to assess and reassess outside and clinic admissions, discharges, any new issues that may develop. – less
Finance Manager - MetroHealth Research Institute (Current Employee), Cleveland, OH – September 18, 2013
• Responsible for fiscal operations of MetroHealth Research Institute, including financial analysis and reporting, return on investment analysis, monitoring revenue and expenditures and overall financial – more... performance and development of business and strategic plans. • Prepare reports of research related start up fund spending against commitments for Chief Medical Officer and department Chairs. • Prepared Research Strategic Initiative for senior management, detailing out the MetroHealth System’s research related operating, capital and equipment spending commitment. • Collaborate with Director and V.P for Research in the development of strategic business and operational plans focused on research related financial performance. • Assist Director with preparing various business and strategic plans including cost to benefit analysis. • Review and approve clinical trial budgets and enrollment break-even point analysis used for negotiation with pharmacy or grantor agency sponsor. • Assist Director with preparing annual departmental budgets. • Prepare quarterly physician and researcher revenue sharing incentive payment calculation. • Created A-133 sub recipient risk analysis and sub recipient monitoring policy. • Approve labor related cost transfers for all research projects. • Provide post-award grant administration as it relates to operations for all MetroHealth and Case Western Reserve University accounts. – less