Duke Regional Hospital has served Durham, Orange, Person, Granville and Alamance counties and the surrounding communities for nearly 40 years. With more than 1,900 employees, its focus is on providing outstanding medical care with compassionate, personalized service in a comfortable community hospital setting. Duke Regional Hospital has 369 inpatient beds and offers a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services, including orthopedics, weight-loss surgery, women's services, and heart and vascular services, and also offers care at the Duke Rehabilitation Institute and Davis Ambulatory Surgical Center. In fiscal year 2018, Duke Regional Hospital admitted 16,299 patients and had 165,953 outpatient visits in fiscal year 2017.
U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Regional Hospital as #10 in North Carolina and #4 in the Raleigh-Durham area for 2018-19.
Want to be a part of a talented group of professionals that abide by the Interpreter Code of Ethics, who are compassionate and perform as a highly skilled united team. Join us, Duke University Health System- Duke Regional Hospital Patient Placement Department seeks to hire a full-time Clinical Bed Control Coordinator who will help embrace our mission of Advancing Health Together.
The Clinical Bed Control Coordinator, Coordinates bed assignments and utilization including admissions, transfers and discharges within a specialty area.
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 anon-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 others. Collect, investigate and disseminate clinical data to other Patient Access Service personnel regarding diagnosis and treatment plans and insurance data for evaluation of admission criteria. Refer long-term diagnoses, length of stay more than five days and other high risk diagnoses to case management to ensure that patie nts remain on proper clinical path ways. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
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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