Avista Adventist Hospital
Position Summary Responsible coordinate the scheduling and assignment of nursing personnel and patient placement. Maintains database for regulatory agency compliance, productivity and serves as a resource for At Staff Scheduling and Kronos Payroll System. Minimum Education Requirements High school diploma or GED Minimum Experience Requirements 2 years clerical experience Medical terminology Understanding of different levels of care and staffing to meet patient care needs. License\/Certifications N\/A Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * ) \u00b7 Accurately maintain database (computer and manual systems) regularly (daily and monthly) for both the staffing and patient placement areas for quality assessment. * \u00b7 Participates in positive customer relations with both internal and external customers. * \u00b7 Timely acknowledgment of faxed information* \u00b7 Equitable distribution and assignment of nursing resources in conjunction with nursing leadership* \u00b7 Equitable distribution of shift availability. * \u00b7 Informing Managers of staffing\/employee issues through e-mails\/reports. * \u00b7 Prompt notification of contract agencies for cancellation\/confirmations, payroll issues, or employee issues.* \u00b7 Knowledgeable and responsible for staying current on staffing and patient placement guidelines and policies as directed by Team Leader and\/or Clinical Nurse Manager so as to stay within budget restraints. * \u00b7 Coordinates and assigns nursing float staff and patients admitted into hospital system using appropriate guidelines and resources. Places patients\/staff in accordance of priority and needs in a timely manner. * \u00b7 Accurate data entry for nursing hours for all assigned units and staff in AtStaff. * \u00b7 Accurate activation\/deactivation of contract labor badging. * \u00b7 Identifies and participates in process improvement activities. * \u00b7 Maintains quarterly review of agency profiles. * \u00b7 Maintain upkeep of personnel overstaffing records. * \u00b7 Creates and maintains records of work done on a shift by shift, daily, weekly and monthly basis. * \u00b7 Determines priorities for staffing needs in conjunction with the nursing unit charge nurses and administrative coordinators* \u00b7 Functions well in emergency situations ,i.e., excessive unscheduled absences, natural\/man made disasters, mass casualties, or excessively high census. * \u00b7 Demonstrates ability to investigate and resolve complaints. * \u00b7 Demonstrates effective problem-solving and ability to prioritize work flow. * \u00b7 Contributes toward positive work environment amidst stressful situations, i.e., frequent interruptions, impatient customers. * \u00b7 Determines priorities for staffing needs and develops plans accordingly. * \u00b7 Responsible for accurate communication of staffing\/patient placement needs\/changes to nursing units to maintain patient safety and employee satisfaction. * \u00b7 Performs excellence customer service in telephone etiquette. * \u00b7 Communicates effectively with nursing units, nursing staff, co-workers, and managers. * \u00b7 Displays professional communication through timely emails. * \u00b7 Prompt answering of phones with timely response to voice mail.* Physical Requirements Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert\/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally
Avista Adventist Hospital
Website : http://www.avistahospital.org
Avista Adventist Hospital consistently ranks among the nation's top hospitals for physician and employee satisfaction, and is well-known for its outstanding patient care and above-the-call-of-duty service. Our 114-bed full service acute care hospital has a medical staff of more than 500 physicians. Avista not only provides first-rate critical care services, such as emergency, trauma and intensive care, but it is also home to the New Life Center, the area's largest and most innovative birthing center. We always want to bring you the best in health care. So we've brought the best in technology to our operating suites. Avista Adventist Hospital suites feature 32,000 square feet of the world's most advanced technology. They're outfitted with video equipment used for all types of surgery, including neuro and orthopedic surgery such as total joint replacement. They have the latest in resources for surgeons including voice-activated controls, x-rays that transform into 3-D images, and wider images for extra precision. In fact, we have the highest definition, flat screen surgical monitors available. So even if you are asleep when you're here, you can rest assured you're in the very best hands. It's just one of the ways Centura Health is caring for our communities.