York, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 95158

LPN - Capacity Coordinator - Night

Diana Stump
Diana Stump
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Full Time (72 Hours Biweekly)

Night Shift


Job Description


Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, WellTrack Patient Placement and Transfer Center, works collaboratively with the Capacity Coordinator (RN) to coordinate, communicate and predict impacts to bed management, transfers and admissions from all possible points of entry and provide general oversight of patient placement and patient flow throughout the Hospital/Health System.


Duties and Responsibilities


  1. Under the guidance of the Capacity Coordinator (RN):
  2. Assists with patient flow coordination and all associated activities with physicians, clinicians and healthcare professionals, to ensure timely patient placement based on the patient’s care needs, diagnosis and acuity.
  3. Promotes cooperation and effectively communicates to appropriate professionals throughout the WellSpan Health System to achieve the objectives of the WellTrack Patient Placement and Transfer Center regarding the improvement of capacity and patient flow for bed placement and transfer.
  4. Coordinates and facilitates direct admissions and transfers, including making appropriate transportation arrangements and coordination of care.
  5. Uses clinical judgment, based on acquired nursing skills, scope of practice, knowledge base and education to assess patients’ care delivery needs, acuity, diagnosis and required specialty services in relation to patient placement and available clinical resources.

Common Expectations


  1. Coordinates and integrates services within the department/procedural areas/entity, with other departments/procedural areas/entities, and with WellSpan Health System's primary functions.
  2. Continuously improves the department/entity/system's performance using prescribed system performance improvement strategies.
  3. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitors and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  4. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  5. Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and workshops.
  6. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 2 - 5 years clinical nursing experience in a highly paced acute care environment 
  • Minimum Education:
    • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training
  • Required Certification:
    • Current LPN license in PA
  • Required Courses:
    • Completion of accredited LPN program
  • Physical Demands:
    • Subject to prolonged periods of sitting
    • Prolonged visual stimulation from computer screens
  • Skills:
    • Typing and moderate computer skills and knowledge preferred

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