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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Bed Control (Full time: 10:00pm-6:30am) - Nursing Support Services

Company: Washington Regional
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Posting: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Bed Control (Full time: 10:00pm-6:30am) Employment Type: Full Time Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR Department: Nursing Support Services Shift: 3rd FTE: Job Number: JO-2201-44998 Date Posted: 1/6/2022 Categories: Licensed Nurses Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.Position Summary
The positions primary responsibility is the process to accept and place transfer and direct admit patients from other facilities, physician clinics and Arkansas Traumacom using various computer systems and equipment. This includes answering phones, gathering patient specific information and asking questions to ensure WRMC has availability of requested bed. This information will be concurrently entered in Teletracking Transfer Center (patient tracking/workflow computer system). Responsible for connecting physician groups during patient transfers and continuing to enter additional information from the physician conversations.
Responsible for answering calls from nursing, admissions, physicians, housekeeping, etc. This position uses Teletracking and Cerner Firstnet (for ER patients) to make patient bed assignments. In addition, the night shift bed control staff will correct unit census papers, update admission status, telemetry charges, etc. Works with moderate supervision and generally works with one other bed control nurse during the night shift and two others during peak day and afternoon times. This position has rare exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases. The majority of work time is spent sitting (up to 80%). Performs many repetitive motions using computer keyboard, mouse and telephone. A culturally and linguistically divers patient population is served including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics with the majority of adults and geriatrics.Licenses/Certifications Required
Arkansas LPN license or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC, and CPR.Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
A good working knowledge of hospital scheduling procedures as demonstrated by a minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience. Requires sound clinical knowledge, computer skills and exceptional communications skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Problem solving skills and promptly notifying the House Supervisor for a crisis is essential.

Keywords: Washington Regional, Fayetteville , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) -Bed Control (Full time: 10:00pm-6:30am) - Nursing Support Services, Healthcare , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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