Patient Placement Coordinator - Capacity Management - Per Diem Day
Edison, NJ 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Patient Placement Coordinator - Capacity Management - Per Diem Day
Job ID 2023-125920 Department Capacity Management Site JFK Medical Center Job Location US-NJ-Edison Position Type Per Diem Shift Day Shift Hours 7a.m. - 7p.m. Weekend Work Weekends as Needed On Call Work No On-Call Required Holiday Work Two of 6

How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.


A day in the life of a Patient Placement Coordinator at Hackensack Meridian includes:

    Collaborates with Capacity Manager(s), nursing supervisors/Directors, infection control staff, ED leadership, EVS & Transport leadership to ensure efficient execution of patient placement decisions to ensure patient safety.
  • Maintains ongoing communication with Capacity Managers & aforementioned staff to maintain continual patient flow and ensure essential personnel are informed
  • Utilizes appropriate tools and technology to monitor and promote continuous patient movement.
  • Ensures accurate admission, discharge, and transfer data and all patient flow measures and statistics as defined by Capacity Management team
  • Demonstrates expertise in working with required computer applications, phone systems and patient tracking tools
  • Interacts with all required stakeholders (nursing, physicians, EVS, transport, leaders and team members, etc) utilizing appropriate communication skills and tools. Performs daily work tasks maintaining extraordinary Customer Service at all times
  • High School Graduate
  • Knowledge and experience with computers, OS usage, Outlook, Word, Excel and basic keyboarding skills
  • Minimum of 1 year in a medical/acute hospital setting. Patient Placement experience preferred

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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