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Patient Placement Coordinator

Job ID: 960881
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: Operations Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Not Applicable
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 16, 2022

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

Position Summary

Coordinates inpatient and outpatient referrals by working collaboratively with physicians/office staff/patient care staff.


  • Coordinates inpatient and outpatient referrals by working collaboratively with physicians/office staff/patient care staff.
  • Maintains direct communication with referring and accepting physicians as it relates to patient acceptance and transfer agreements, physician satisfaction surveys and thank you letters, HealthDirect nurses regarding referral screenings and referring facilities for the purpose of follow up calls and facsimiles.
  • Research and document Regional referral issues.
  • Provide education and training to all RRAE end users.  Provide updates to staff as changes occur to database.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age and acuity of the patient.
  • Extract data from the RRAE to generate statistical reports for use by PAS management and ECU Health executive staff on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School plus 2 years or more of formal training or education in Business Administration, ART Medical Record Technology, Health Care Management Technology, Medical Office Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or Associate College Degree:
  • 1 - 2 years experience in Healthcare setting, medical office, or other healthcare facilities.

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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