Kadlec RN - Hospitalist Nurse Coordinator in Richland, Washington

Description:

Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a RN Hospitalist Coordinator to join our growing Hospital Based Providers team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Per Diem. Day shifts.

Do you enjoy working with dedicated physicians in the hospital setting? The Hospitalist Nurse Coordinator works closely with the Adult Hospitalist team in coordinating patient care, both during the hospital stay and in the immediate discharge period. We are looking for a patient-centered RN to join our team on a per diem basis!

Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.

  • Current WA State Registered Nurse Licensure required.

  • Eighteen months acute care experience required.

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hospitalist program experience preferred.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a RN Hospitalist Coordinator you will responsible for the day to day support functions for the Adult Hospitalist team. The HNC will serve as a liaison to physicians, staff, discharged patients and their families to facilitate safe and effective flow of patient care in a manner consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of Kadlec Regional Medical Center. The HNC manages patient assignments to physician teams to optimally meet the patient, hospital unit and Adult Hospitalist to ensure continuity of care and staffing needs. The HNC manages patient/family inquiries and facilitates the completion of appropriate paperwork and documentation after discharge, as needed. Completion of paperwork requiring physician signature may be completed and coordinated by HNC. The HNC provides support and assistance in quality and organizational improvement activities. The HNC provides coordination and support to expedite efficient and effective patient throughput and flow. The HNC participates in organizational quality improvement activities. Assures policies and procedures are updated.

  • Serves as a liaison to physicians, staff, discharged patients and their families to facilitate safe and effective flow of patient care in a manner consistent with the Mission, Vision and Values of Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

  • Manages patient assignments to physician teams to optimally ensure continuity of care and resource utilization.

  • Evaluates, investigates and resolves staffing issues and concerns in collaboration with the Medical Director, Program Administrator and unit managers.

  • Manages patient/family inquiries and facilitates the completion of appropriate paperwork and documentation, primarily after discharge.

  • Assumes a leadership role and acts as a resource person to staff, physicians and discharged patients.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —

http://www.kadlec.org/careers/benefits-information

Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, Washington, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer.” Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 199686