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You will work at Banner University Medical Center, which is a Magnet Facility, Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, and Designated Stroke Center. Teamwork is strong in this department and Banner University Medical Center is truly a collaborative environment between nursing, physicians, and other therapies. Join us as we improve the lives of the patients we care for through outstanding nursing care. Please note, in 2021 this position will switch locations and work out of Mesa, AZ.
This position will be a dual function as you support both patient placement and staffing. Placement Reps act as the "Command Center" for the Hospital and maintain the flow of anticipated patients who need to be placed in the main hospital between the Banner Clinics, ED, PACU, Surgery, CTC, Transition, and Banner Health Transfer Services. Staffing maintains the flow/assignments of staff throughout the hospital. You will also manage data, maintain patient throughput, and perform utilization management functions. You will work 3 - 12 hour shifts (6am-6:30pm). Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.
University Medical Center Phoenix Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix is a nationally recognized academic medical center. The world-class hospital is focused on coordinated clinical care, expanded research activities and nurturing future generations of highly trained medical professionals. Our commitment to nursing excellence has enabled us to achieve Magnet(tm) recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Phoenix campus, long known for excellent patient care, has over 730 licensed beds, a number of unique specialty units and is the new home for medical discoveries, thanks to our collaboration with the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix. Additionally, the campus responsibilities include fully integrated multi-specialty and sub-specialty clinics, and with a new $400 million campus investment, a new patient tower and 2 new clinic buildings will be built.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for facility-wide patient and/or staff placement operations. Serves as a liaison between both internal and external customers. Manages data as related to operations. Performs Utilization Management functions as required by facility
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Acts as the "Command Center" for Hospital. Coordinates with internal personnel and external agencies to address continual demand for patient placement and/or staffing requirements and maintains list of anticipated needs and projected resources.
2. Enters, maintains, and archives data in computer files for departments as required using multiple software platforms.
3. Identifies, resolves and communicates real and potential problems and information to appropriate Nursing leadership. Prioritizes safe utilization of resources.
4. Creates and distributes individualized ad-hoc reports upon management request.
5. Facility based position with hospital-wide impact on patient throughput. Efficiently balances requests with available resources under tight deadlines and conflicting priorities.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
The position also requires skills and abilities typically gained with 1 year of experience in a healthcare office setting, previous experience in patient services or admitting would be very helpful. Must have medical terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and critical thinking skills. Must have the ability to work under tight time constraints and meet deadlines while working on a variety of projects. Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or the Whole Health Clinic must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.
Must be proficient with commonly used office software and equipment.
Associate Degree preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R5937
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You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.