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Coordinator of Patient Flow Emergency

Company: Wellstar Health Systems
Location: Austell
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Full-Time Nightshift

The Emergency Department at Wellstar Cobb Hospital in Austell that provides comprehensive treatment, state-of-the-art technology, and compassionate care.

We offer specialized emergency care for adults and children performed by skilled and compassionate pediatric and adult caregivers. Our department is separated into two distinct departments for each patient population; one Pediatric Emergency Department and one Adult Emergency Department.

Our department currently has 62 total patient beds including 12 pediatric patient beds that is staffed by experienced staff nurses and physicians.

Wellstar Cobb Hospital has earned these high-level certifications awarded by The Joint Commission, the nation's rating organization for hospital quality:

  • Certified Chest Pain Center
  • Level II Emergency Cardiac Care Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Burn Center
    A registered professional nurse who functions under the direction of the E.D. Clinical Nurse Manager or the Assistant Nurse Manager and is responsible for shift operations which includes: lead staffing, patient flow activities and services, patient care for a department within the nursing division of WellStar. Has responsibility for implementing standards of practice, interpreting system and department policies and procedures, and ensuring quality patient care and compliance with regulatory and legal requirements. Is responsible for the efficiency and safety of patient flow through the Emergency Department (adult, pediatric, fast track, triage, behavioral health). Responsible for monitoring and maintaining sound financial performance, staff efficiency and productivity, materials and supplies management, patient/customer satisfaction and appropriate reporting. Responsible for coordinating department functions with the operations of other hospital departments to maximize patient flow and inter-departmental efficiency. Managing physician efficiency and flow and physician relationships. Contributes to team retention and promote and environment of trust as well as a leadership sponsor of E.D. patient throughput metrics.

    Based on expanded educational knowledge, clinical expertise and experience, is responsible for the safe delivery of care that adjusts to needs of the patient while considering population, age and cultural diversity. These competentnursing care practices address the biological, developmental, psychosocial, cultural and clinical needs of the patient, family member and support system. Contributes to the vision of Emergency Services, the strategic planning process, and department goals by leading and prioritizing operations to fulfill the mission, vision and strategic goals. Is responsible for employee development as it relates to critical thinking skills interfaced with patient flow principles and patient safety with an emphasis on evidence-based practice supported by the Shared Decision Making Model.

    Required Minimum Education: Minimum of an Associate's degree in nursing, Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred.Required Minimum Certification: Georgia RN license required. TNCC and ENPC required or obtained within 6 months of hire.Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of 3 year of nursing practice in an Emergency Department.Required Minimum Skills: Strong interpersonal, critical thinking and decision-making skills. Works well with others including providers from a collaborative, team-focused, patient centered perspective. Communicates effectively both orally and in written form with all levels of internal and external resources. Analytical skills necessary to solve technical, clinical and managerial challenges. Sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence and credibility to lead Jobble

Keywords: Wellstar Health Systems, Atlanta , Coordinator of Patient Flow Emergency, Other , Austell, Georgia

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