Bed Control Representative - Patient Logistics (Per Diem)
Universal Health Services, Inc.
August 27, 2018
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSP
Admin / Clerical
The George Washington University Hospital
The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients â€" from local residents to our nationâ€™s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, womenâ€™s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.
GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nationâ€™s capital.
The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality healthcare, advanced medical technology, and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.
Bed Control Representative
This position is responsible for identifying appropriate placement for patient admissions and transfers. Collaborates with the House Operations Supervisor to assist in identifying available beds and nursing unit acuities to expedite patient placement. Works in conjunction with physicians and/or staff to prioritize admissions, intra-hospital transfers, and inter-hospital transfers based on medical needs. Individual must demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of the registration process. Provide support to an organizational culture that lends the highest degree of service excellence standards to all customer groups.