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Job ID: 963048
Facility: The Outer Banks Hospital, Inc.
Dept: Emergency Department
Location: Nags Head, NC
Date Posted: Mar 9, 2023
About The Outer Banks Hospital
The Outer Banks Hospital is a full-service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The 21-bed facility is designed to meet the needs of the coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 350,000 in the summer season. Its campus includes four ORs, a medical/surgical unit, a labor & delivery suite with a dedicated caesarian section OR, a full rehabilitation therapy center, cancer treatment and radiation therapy center, and a 24-hour emergency department.
OBH is fully accredited, provides high quality care in a compassionate environment to all patients, regardless of their ability to pay, and has been nationally recognized for outstanding patient care.
Coordinates appropriate room assignments and carries out processes related to bed placement for all bed requests from all areas including ED, OR/PACU, unit transfers, direct admits from local physician offices and regional transfers. Prioritizes patient movement based on highest census areas in collaboration with the Patient Placement Facilitator and responds to dynamic patient-flow situations. Anticipates future bed needs and bed availability by monitoring requesting area volume, the ED tracking board, OR/PACU surgical requests, regional referrals and outpatient services. Communicates with nursing/operational leadership and escalates situations affecting patient movements to Patient Placement Facilitator as necessary. Prioritizes jobs for EVS and Transport Services to ensure bed movements progresses successfully.
High School or equivalent is required.
1 year to 3 years in a hospital setting
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.
For additional information, please contact:
Tina Chavez, Talent Acquisition Consultant
ECU Health Talent Acquisition
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (252) 320-8010