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Position Summary: The Clinical Expeditor has the primary responsibility of assigning bed placement for patients requiring admission to acute care and critical care units to all Multi Care Health System IBUs. This will include admissions from Emergency Departments, direct admits, inter-facility, and inter-unit transfers. Surgical patients (in the case of add on procedures and/or changes to admission) as well as pediatrics, overflow units, observation units, short stay units, and admissions from outside facilities. Chart review and /or calls to clarify bed criteria will be performed to assure appropriate bed placement. The Clinical Expeditor collaborates with the House Supervisors, Charge RNs, Physicians, EVS, Case Management, the Resource Management Center, and other facilities to define, reduce and eliminate barriers within the system which may impede patient flow.
Principal Accountabilities-Answers and responds to inbound calls from internal and external facilities/MDs for patient transfers, consults, telehealth, and other medically relevant situations for all patient populations including adults and pediatrics.-Works collaboratively with Providers and others to facilitate patient placement.-Documents all information necessary for appropriate bed assignment.-Collaborate the patient's placement appropriately based on the patient's immediate needs or specialty needs.-Facilitates patient throughput and serves as appoint of contact to communicate with Physicians and Nurses throughout the system regarding emergency, urgent, elective and direct admissions and availability to support a timely patient placement.-Functions as a key member for the virtual health platform.-Ensures customer satisfaction by providing a smooth functioning of the bed management process in order to reduce wait times and avoid unnecessary movement of patients.-Evaluates all throughput and bed resource utilization for potential implementation of cost-effective measures.-Collaborates with Clinical Leaders and Management to define, reduce, and eliminate barriers within the system which may negatively impact patient throughput and efficient delivery of care.-Cross-train to other Mission Coordination positions to help with coverage and flow. -Utilizes the MCO for any cases where there is a question about patient care or placement.-Performs an appropriate handoff with the both the previous and oncoming shifts.-Fully complies with and promotes MHS values, standards, and competencies at all times.Minimum Requirements: Five years recent clinical experience in a tertiary acute care setting required Previous experience and demonstrated skills in a leadership or a supervisory role required Previous House Supervisor experience preferred Three years management experience preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, or obtained within three years from the initial date of hire Advanced Degree in Nursing (MSN, PhD, DNP, ARNP) preferred Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington ACLS certified or must become certified within 6 months of employment Health Care Provider CPR certification required
Position Type: Part Time - Regular Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Night Work Schedule: 12 hr shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.