Patient Services Associate (Staffing Associate)
Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland - Oakland, CA

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High School/GED

2 Years of Experience Required

Job Summary:
The Patient Services Associate assures twenty-four (24) hour staffing coverage for all in-patient nursing units by maintaining and monitoring systems required by union contracts, specific nursing units, and hospital policies and procedures. This position also serves to coordinate between physicians, the Emergency Department, nursing units and staff, the most efficient, appropriate and convenient acceptance and placement of patients into the hospital utilizing the principles of infection control.

Position Requirements:
Minimum Education:
High School Graduate or equivalent GED

Minimum Experience:
Post High School vocational/specialized training preferred. At least two years related experience in healthcare setting. At least on year experience in a hospital staffing function.

Knowledge Skills:
Knowledge of automated RN staffing system preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work under pressure and with interruptions. Proven knowledge and experience with personal computers.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day

Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours

Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours

Reach: Up to 3 hours

Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs

Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs

This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.