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Bed Management RN- Hospital University of Pennsylvania
  • Job ID: 87598
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Bed Mgmt/ Triage Admissions
  • Primary Shift: Rotating
  • Work Schedule: Rotating
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3400 Spruce St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Part Time Regular 20+ hrs/wk


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

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Position Description:
The Bed Management RN/Triage RN provides overall direction, guidance, and coordination to health care providers in the achievement of timely/safe patient placements and movement. The RN is responsible for appropriate admission and placement of all patients into HUP, by evaluating appropriateness of admission and level of care for all patients and using clinical knowledge to assign the most appropriate bed to each patient. The Bed Management RN prioritizes all bed assignments by using clinical expertise and assigns Medical teams/Residents for all Medicine admissions. In the absence of the Pre-Cert RN, the Bed Management RN evaluates appropriateness of admission and level of care for all patients and can require a buy-back agreement for patients transferring from outside facilities. Additionally, the RN is responsible for facilitating inter-facility transfers through the Penn Medicine Transfer Center. The RN maintains liaisons with referring facilities, and is familiar with the UPHS clinical and strategic initiatives to triage patients to the appropriate facility.

Minimum Requirements:
-Must have a Bachelor of Science Nursing Degree and be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Pennsylvania
-Minimum of ten years' clinical experience
-Critical Care/ED Experience preferred
-Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with all members of care team is critical

Additional Information:
The Bed Management RN position will be rotating shifts as well as rotating weekends/holidays.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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