Providence Jobs

Job Information

Providence RN Patient Placement Coordinator - 0.9 FTE/Variable Shifts in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a RN Patient Placement Coord (Nursing Administration, Variables, 0.9 FTE) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Gather patient information/records, assess for appropriate placement based on patient condition, confirm bed availability, confirm accepting physician or assist caller in connecting to a physician using an approved on-call list

  • Actively work with Administrative (House) Supervisor and appropriate nurse leaders to establish a plan for continuing to absorb admissions; maintaining patient flow

  • Centrally prioritizes transport needs during high census and works with transport dispatch and other available resources to maximize patient flow

  • Be knowledgeable and able to interpret available IT resources that maximize patient flow and understands correlation between programs such as Ramses, HASB, MedTRAK, CAW and MedHost

  • Conduct initial Intake Review Process for Direct Admissions and Inter-facility Transfers

  • Facilitate process for obtaining initial physician orders, including orders to implement routine orders/protocols as requested. Acts as a back up to unit CNS for documenting telephone orders, and assures orders are sent to unit prior to patient arrival in a formal hand-off

  • Review OR/Procedural schedules daily & identifies any procedures that are lists under Medicare APC rules as inpatient billed only. If a case is scheduled as an outpatient and can only be billed as inpatient, intervenes to change status and location of service as needed


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or related field or equivalent education/experience

  • 3 years Registered Nurse in an acute care setting

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Washington

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Nursing or related field

  • Previous managerial experience in nursing

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Case Management

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 273985