Patient Logistics Coordinator


Dignity Health Phoenix , AZ 85002

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ResponsibilitiesThe Patient Logistics Coordinator (PLC) functions as a facilitator of throughput by expediting appropriate placement of patients within Dignity Health Facilities (St.
Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and St.
Josephs Westgate). This position incumbent's effective communication and interpersonal skills to assist with the process of efficiently and effectively coordinating movement of patients throughout the designated Dignity Health facilities. In addition to facilitating and managing internal facility throughput; the PLC functions as the liaison for inter-facility transfers for direct admissions when patient requests are placed to transfer patients to Dignity Health St.
Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center and St.
Josephs Westgate. The PLC expedites incoming calls, identifies level of hospital service needed, contacts physician or on-call physician, and connects sending physician to accepting/admitting physician. The PLC facilitates inpatient to inpatient and ED to inpatient transfers.
The PLC follows internal guidelines to expedite the above functions. QualificationsOne year previous experience in a health care setting One year previous experience in a health care setting One year previous year experience in a call center or front office scheduling Previous experience with high volume call setting and multitasking Previous experience with high volume call setting and multitasking Basic Typing Skills Basic Computer Skills with knowledge of Word Application Basic Typing Skills Basic Computer Skills with knowledge of Word Application Invision Cerner TeleTracking Excel

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Patient Logistics Coordinator

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