Bed Placement Specialist
This is a full time position working a day shift.
Coordinates the flow of patients through the facility. Assigns patients to beds based on bed availability, care needed, and patient type. Arranges for patient transfers or admission as needed. May act as a liaison with scheduling to ensure adequate levels of staff on duty. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty, at least 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area, and state licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.