Bed Management Rep - #19543723
Bed Management Representatives are responsible for assigning of appropriate beds to all incoming patients within an acceptable time frame. The Assignments are based on gender, level of care, infectious status and admitting physician.
Monitors the pending transfer logs for EC, OR, and unit to unit for patients needing bed assignments.
Assign direct admissions and calls patients in with an expected arrival time.
Prioritizes bed needs when census is high to maintain patient flow.
Work closely with Nurse Mangers, Access Nurses and Physicians to maintain patient flow and safety.
Receives all rehab transfer calls from Rehab Coordinator or designee.
Adds new HAR, prints and tubes new chart to rehab.
Receives all Psych transfer calls from Psychiatric Social Worker or designee. Adds New HAR, prints and tubes new chart to rehab.
Receives all Hospice admissions calls from admitting Hospice. Creates HAR, prints and tubes new chart to Hospice.
Receives all call from Rehab, Psych or Hospice if patient has a change of status and needs a higher level of care bed. Creates HAR, prints and tubes new chart to new floor.
Receives all Organ Procurement requests, determines transfer to OR vs discharge/Readmit. Adds New HAR and completes discharge of current visit, and admission of New HAR. Prints and tubes new chart to floor.
Prepares daily Bed Reports (9am, 3:30pm, 9pm).
Determines Critical Bed Status and updates hotline twice a day. (7am, 4pm), Activates Service Alert when appropriate.
Manages and prioritizes private room requests.
Attends daily bed op meeting on weekends and when delegated.
Initiates disaster or computer downtime procedures as necessary.
- Receives phone calls from various areas of the hospital for assistance.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
A. Education / Training:
- High school diploma
B. Work Experience:
- Registration and Epic experience preferred.
C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:
D. Other Qualifications:
- Ability to work as a team member and to communicate effectively and collaboratively.
- Ability to synthesize complex data and make decisions after analyzing the data