Aligns work performance with institution goals, vision, and mission. Uses time-management skills effectively to complete all work assignments and adapts to work time/flow changes to meet the needs of the department and hospital.
Uses independent judgment and initiative to identify and resolve issues. Accepts responsibility for quality and quantity of performance. Identifies and resolves problems with junior staff. Participates in department performance improvement activities and work. Offers volunteer assistance to others in completing intra-departmental workload. Seeks information necessary to accurately complete all aspects of the jobs requirements, and accepts new challenges and opportunities for learning beyond daily assignment. Has working knowledge of department and hospital goals, vision, and mission.
Facilitates and coordinates assignment of patients to beds and maintain accurate and current bed board records. Maintains bed board to accurately reflect current status. Accurately and thoroughly creates and updates patients episodes in hospital information systems. Able to address quality issues for junior staff. Works in collaboration with Nurses to assure proper bed placement. Has a working knowledge of necessary payment and insurance authorization needed prior to admission.
Facilitates the admitting process. Receives admission request, facilitates appropriate bed assignment and communicates information to staff. Facilitates a timely admission process by obtaining bed availability house wide. Prepares related admission paperwork in advance to facilitate a timely admission process. Validates patient identity reviewing all previously obtained information for accuracy and completeness.