Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's 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.
The role of the RN - Bed Control reports to the Director of Patient Access / AD. The position is responsible for overseeing the placement of patients.
Works with moderate supervision. This position has rare exposure to body fluids and communicable disease. The majority of work time is spent sitting (up to 80% of work time). Performs heavy amount of repetitive motions utilizing computer keyboard and telephone. A culturally and linguistically diverse patient population is served including infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics, with the majority being adults and geriatrics.
Education: High School Diploma or GED; Graduate from accredited nursing program
Licensure and Certifications: Arkansas RN license or licensed in a state that has enacted the RN/LPN NLC, and CPR
Experience: A good working knowledge of hospital scheduling procedures as demonstrated by a minimum of three years of clinical nursing experience in an acute hospital setting.
Requires excellent communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Problem solving skills and promptly notifying the House Supervisor for a crisis is essential.
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