CLINICAL BED CONTROL COORDINATOR- DUKE RALEIGH PRN
Duke University Health System
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Internal Number: 204904
Duke Raleigh Hospital Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 teammembers. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs. U.S.News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopaedics and five adult procedures/conditions: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, kidney failure, lung cancer surgery, and stroke.
Coordinate bed assignments and utilization including admissions, transfers and discharges within a specialty area.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein. criteria. others. Communicate with physicians and nurses regarding emergency and direct admissions based on bed availability, treatment plan and admission criteria; initiate and maintain communication throughout the day with Emergency Department, Operating Room, and specialty area. Attend daily care coordination rounds; strategize and recommend anticipated placement of patient to appropriate unit at appropriate time. Collect, analyze, evaluate and summarize data from referring hospitals, attending physicians, referring physicians and clinics regarding bed utilization; assess scheduled admissions, available beds and requested patient transfers on an on-going basis. Ensure compliance with standards related to pending discharges for current and following day in coordination with case managers. Initiate elective pre-certification and coordinate urgent/emergent admission authorization; coordinate out of network admission, lack of referral from primary care provider, no insurance, and other special admissions with attending physicians and Collect, investigate and disseminate clinical data to other Patient Access Service personnel regarding diagnosis and treatment plans and insurance data for evaluation of admission Refer long-term diagnoses,length of stay more than five days and other high risk diagnoses to case management to ensure that patients remain on proper clinical pathways.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a high school education.
Work requires four years of clinical,technical, or EXPERIENCE paraprofessional experience in a direct patient care setting to acquire knowledge of patient population, clinical procedures and diagnoses. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
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