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Registered Nurse Throughput Coordinator

Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Description Introduction Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At St. David's North Austin Medical Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Registered Nurse Throughput Coordinator to join our healthcare family. Benefits St. David's North Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. At St. David's North Austin Medical Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Registered Nurse Throughput Coordinator opportunity. Job Summary and Qualifications The Throughput Coordinator assists with patient flow through the hospital and clinical coordination of care across the continuum. Responsibilities will include developing length of stay (LOS) and resource reduction strategies, as well as capitalizing on facility best practices. The coordinator will also ensure that improvement opportunities are appropriately channeled to effect change, coordinate compliance initiatives with outside agencies, intervene with the hospitalists & PCP's to address and resolve issues related to facility utilization and patient flow process and facilitate strong working relationships between caregivers, case management and admitting departments to promote effective utilization management through coordination of efforts involving patient flow.
    • Evaluation and implementation of patient flow to ensure maximization of the hospital resources.
    • Actively participates in the discharge of patients through the facility discharge suite to include patient and family education.
    • Continually evaluate, monitor and improve the patient flow program effectiveness as it relates to utilization review, resource management, and discharge planning and care coordination.
    • Establish patient flow goals in coordination with the Director of Nursing Operations, House Supervisor, hospital executive team and monitor progress toward the goals through tracking tools such as NATE, ED dashboard and Teletracker.
    • Development of appropriate departmental policies and hospital policies to address regulatory requirements, training of all members of the team.
    • Facilitate the on-going training and education of staff to meet regulatory, hospital and department policies.
    • Coordinate Medical Center Patient Flow responsibilities with Case Management
    • Serve as the educational leader to physicians and employees as it relates to resource management and patient flow.
    • Work collaboratively with One Call to facilitate the transfer process and implement actions for increased throughput.
    • Oversees hospital THROUGHPUT and ensures efficient hospital operations and communications.
    • Communicates with the AOC as appropriate.
    • Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or required. Requirements Experience
      • Previous experience in bed management is preferred.
      • National Specialty Certification preferred. Education
          • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN degree preferred. License and Certifications
          • Registered Nurse license by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. If a compact license is held, RN is required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90 days of their hire date.
          • BLS is required per St. David's HealthCare policy.
          • 5 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting is preferred.
          • 3 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting is required.
          • Previous experience with electronic health record and bed management system preferred.
          • Preferred:
          • Previous experience in bed management is preferred.
          • National Specialty Certification preferred.
            St. David's North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David's Children's Hospital , St. David's Women's Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery . Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery. St. David's North Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual." - Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Throughput Coordinator opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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