RN Patient Placement Coordinator

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/04/17
5 - 7 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/04/17

Join our team in driving a healthier future.
Fairview Health Services is an award-winning nonprofit health care system with more than 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians. Based in Minneapolis, we deliver care at all stages of life and are committed to high value health—superior outcomes and an exceptional experience at a lower cost of care. Passionate, innovative employees are essential to our future as we seek to heal, discover and educate for longer, healthier lives.

Job Description: 

The RN Patient Placement Coordinator will report to the Supervisor and manager Patient Flow.


This position is responsible for ensuring that transfer language and hospital policies are followed, Working closely with Patient Access Center, Unit and Departmental leadership in achieving organizational goal of avoiding patient diversions, and leveraging Admission Officer of the Day role appropriately in circumstances where needed. Job duties include:

  • Processing requests for beds

  • Assigning units

  • Assuring appropriate handoffs (MD and RN)

  • Ensuring timeliness of placement of external admissions (elective and emergent) in accordance with clinical standards and guidelines.


This position is authorized 80 hours per two weeks during the day and evening shifts on a varrying schedule and is eligible for benefits. 


Successful candidates will be required to have their BSN, MN RN Licensure, and a minimum of 5 years clinical experience as an RN and previous operations management experience. Preferred candidates will have a Masters in Nursing or related field and 3 to 5 years operations management experience.


Candidates must possess exceptional communication skills, strong sense of service orientation, ability to garner respect from multiple disciplines, promote team work, exhibit a positive attitude, and demonstrate ability for follow-through. Someone with the ability to be respectful of different viewpoints, to collaborate and prioritize, to make rapid appropriate decisions, to articulate the context of the decision making process, and to be proactive about planning will receive top consideration.  

  Are you ready to transform healthcare with us?
For more than 100 years, Fairview has been meeting community needs and achieving breakthrough medical advances in care. We are committed to providing our patients and their families with the very best care and the very best experience. Fairview has seven hospitals and medical centers and more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the state.

In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview is an academic health system committed to nation-leading research and educating tomorrow’s physicians and health care professionals. We serve patients from across the state of Minnesota, the upper Midwest and beyond.

True to our values of dignity, integrity, service, compassion and innovation, our employees are improving patient lives and driving a healthier future. Consider being part of our team today.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Number  17-67059

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