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RN - Patient Flow Coordinator - Center for Patient Flow - Multiple Shifts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023
RN - Patient Flow Coordinator - Center for Patient Flow - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000PH)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $33.85 - $55.00 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:
UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:
- Full-Time AM: 3 12-hour shifts per week
- Full-Time PM: 3 12-hour shifts per week

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- 5-time Magnet-designated organization
- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To be responsible for daily shift operations of the Center for Patient Flow. To ensure staff assignments are appropriate and that resources are allocated fairly. To provide oversight of all patient flow activities, including transfer center and bed assignment process and intervenes in complex situations as necessary. To serve as a clinical resource for the department, collaborate with physicians, NRC, unit charge RNs and nurse managers, ancillary departments, and outside agencies to ensure timely and clinically sound placement of all patients. To ensure full compliance with all regulatory requirements, reviewing documentation, identifying areas of potential vulnerability, investigating situations, and collaborating with department manager to develop plan for corrective actions. To represent the department through participation in committees and assigned projects.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Nursing and three (3) years of related experience or an Associate's degree in Nursing and five (5) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Nursing Careers-Registered Nurse

Organization

: 707340000 Center for Patient Flow

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 3-12 Hour Shifts/AM