Bed Flow Manager


  • Location: Plymouth, MA
  • Posted: Oct 11, 2019

Job Description


Prioritizes appropriate placement of all admissions and transfers, monitors room availability and turnover of beds.
Tracks and trends barriers to patient flow. Makes recommendations and develops action plans to improve process and systems.
Leads the development, implementation and continual improvement of patient flow process.
Monitors hospital census and notifies appropriate parties based on high capacity/code help policy.
Manages the admission process by maintaining updated bed availability and facility services at all times.
Monitors and analyzes patient flow data.
Identifies needs and searches out solutions.
Acts as a central contact for all bed management decisions.
Coordinates bed flow meetings and attends daily huddle.
Implements tools and processes to enable a centralized information base.
Provide high level of customer service and customer satisfaction.
Works collaboratively with all levels of hospital personnel, physicians, nursing units, nurse leaders, admitting and physician offices to facilitate throughput of all patients.
Demonstrates flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load.
Ability to resolve conflict including situations where there may be conflicting priorities.
Participates in professional development to assure competency in skills and knowledge.
Responsibility for the Nursing supervisors and Float pool
Directly manages department staff and orients, trains, mentors, supervises and assesses competencies for all staff reporting to the Bed Flow Manager

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:
Current RN Licensure with 3-5 years of acute care experience
BSN
Demonstrated progressive leadership

Experience/Knowledge/Skills:
Critical Care/ Emergency Department experience preferred
Demonstrated progressive leadership preferred
Previous bed flow experience preferred
Meditech experience preferred

Registration/Certification:
AHA BLS required

Employment Type


  • Full time

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital - Plymouth

275 Sandwich Street
Plymouth, MA 02360

Phone: (508) 830-2030

Fax: (508) 830-2030

Web: http://www.bidplymouth.org

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