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Staffing Coordinator Float Pool Per Diem Rotate

  • Job ID 2005020594
  • Date posted 07/02/2020
  • Facility Desert Regional Medical Center

Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.

Position Overview:

The Clinical Operations Representative (COR) facilitates the daily allocation of nursing personnel, utilizing general staffing guidelines (as approved by Nursing Directors) and knowledge of personnel s skill level.

The position coordinates additional activities centrally located in the Nursing Office and promotes and maintains a professional image through contact with the public.

The COR will also facilitate patient admissions and transfers throughout the facility working in Cerner, PBAR, RightBed and the Hospital ADT system.

They will assist in applying the appropriate room accommodation codes, and communicate any problems immediately to the Transfer Center Coordinator or House Supervisor.

Access to all Patient Health Information is for treatment purposes only.

Department Specific Duties:

Allocates personnel with House Supervisor consultation based on unit need, staffing guidelines, and union contracts.

Obtains daily staff requests

Coordinates staffing to meet organization s requirements

Monitors overtime accumulation and tracks attendance

Conducts compliance audits on files of float pool and all contract staff to assure accuracy

Maintains schedules and schedule accuracy

Verifies payroll accuracy

Processes employee vacation requests after they have been approved

Monitors and maintains information on staff qualifications and areas of expertise

Problem solves scheduling conflicts

Schedules orientation of new hires/contract staff

Maintains tracking of mandatory education

Maintains daily staffing reports and updates OptiLink

Assist mortuary personnel and families with information regarding deceased patients

Other duties as directed by Transfer Center Coordinators, Staffing Office Manager and/or House Supervisors

Assist in maintaining files

One Call:

Receive calls for admits and gathers demographic data

Enter patient demographic information in to computer systems

Assign hospital service codes, accommodation codes and bed assignments

Notifies departments of admissions/transfers

Updates FirstNet and RightBed assignments

Edits cleaning priorities on RightBed

Receives and modifies bed assignments (transfers, discharges)

Updates admitting diagnosis/attending physician changes

Performing a daily census reconciliation to make sure codes are correct and presence/absence of patients are verified


Position Qualifications:


High school diploma or GED

Computer experience- ability to work in multiple systems concurrently

Excellent communication skills written and verbal

Demonstrated ability to present self in positive and professional manner

Prioritization and organizational skills

Ability to read and understand written English.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing

Ability to communicate with others via telephone

Ability to complete detailed work and complex scheduling requirements with minimal errors


1-3 years working in hospital setting with staffing/Cerner/ADT experience

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate

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