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Behavioral Health Bed Coordinator/ Administrative Supervisor

Company: Virtua Willingboro Hospital
Location: Willingboro
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.

Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.

A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.

Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.

U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.

Employment Type:

Employment Classification:

Time Type:
Full time

Work Shift:
2nd Shift (United States of America)

Total Weekly Hours:

Willingboro - 1113 Hospital Dr, E Bldg

Additional Locations:

Job Summary:


Responsible for the general supervision of the Nursing Department and assumes administrative responsibilities for the hospital during non-business hours.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Be point of contact to communicate with physicians and nurses throughout the Virtua Health organization regarding emergency, involuntary/Voluntary, and direct admissions and transfers and availability to support timely placement.
  • Effectively manages all the behavioral health bed resources for Virtua Health to support inpatient Behavioral Health demand.
  • Triage clinical needs of all patients to assure appropriate, timely bed assignment through collaboration with physician leadership as indicated and clinical management.
  • Increase effective bed capacity by identifying barriers in bed assignment processes and collaborate with clinical management in the resolution of these issues.
  • Documents and reports on timeliness of patient placement activities and issues of concern related to efficient throughput.
  • Provides necessary education to the clinical workforce on the use of the electronic patient placement system (EPIC).
  • Evaluates clinical need of patient transfer activity associated with bed management needs.
  • Identifies clinical priorities in relation to the bed assignment process in collaboration with the ED, referring provider, Center for Family Guidance Associates and Virtua's Transfer Center team.
  • Develop effective relationships with EVS and Transport staff to support efforts to enhance patient flow and bed management.
  • Work alongside physicians and clinical leadership in the communication of clinical issues that arise related to patient placement/flow.

    Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
    Minimum of 3 years acute inpatient psychiatry with strong knowledge base in navigating medical comorbidities.

    Experience navigating bed flow utilizing EPIC.
    Experience in Nursing Leadership

    Required Education:

    Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing. Current RN Nursing license required


    NJ RN License.


Keywords: Virtua Willingboro Hospital, Philadelphia , Behavioral Health Bed Coordinator/ Administrative Supervisor, Healthcare , Willingboro, Pennsylvania

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