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AdventHealth Patient Placement Coordinator in Tampa, Florida


All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Career Development

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa

  • Family-like culture

  • Teamwork driven both inter Dept and multidisciplinary

  • Positive working climate to support a well-balanced work life balance

The role you’ll contribute:

The (Logistics) Patient Placement Coordinator is a professional technician (EMT or Paramedic) who has the responsibility to plan, prioritize, organize, direct and control all admissions and transfers between nursing units and hospitals for AdventHealth Tampa. Acts as a liaison between referring hospitals, physician offices, and nursing departments on issues pertaining to the placement of all patients. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

• Serves as resource for all patients placed within the hospital. (Teamwork)

• Maintains a professional, collaborative and congenial rapport with internal and external contacts. (Integrity)

• Makes all patient placement decisions in accordance with diagnosis, appropriate unit criterion, acuity and location. (Excellence)

• Initiates, promotes and/or participates in interdisciplinary collaboration regarding patient placement. (Teamwork)

• Identifies needs and operational opportunities to improve patients’ access and bed turnaround. (Excellence)

• Supports and promotes excellence in customer/guest relations. (Compassion)

• Supports, promotes and participates in community service activities. (Stewardship /Balance)

• Serves as a single point of contact for all patient’s placed within the hospital. (Excellence)

• Maintains communication with referring physicians and transferring hospitals regarding anticipated bed availability or access delays. (Excellence)

• Evaluates all available Cardiac beds and develops contingency bed management plans with charge staff to ensure daily operations are not interrupted. Reports any interruptions of operational flow to director. (Excellence)

• Responsible for patient placement operations within the Hospital. Ensures that patients are admitted or transferred between units in a timely manner in accordance with hospital policies, procedures, and nursing care requirements. (Stewardship)

• Continuously re-evaluates patient placement requests and adjusts staffing and bed management plans accordingly. (Stewardship)

• Demonstrates commitment to professional and personal growth. For example, completes all mandatory educational requirements, maintains unit-based certification, attends 75% of unit staff meetings, and participates in clinical ladder.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:


• Nurse Tech License or equivalent

• Minimum two years of clinical experience.

• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

• Must be knowledgeable about medical terminology, levels of care, treatment modalities, and the health care delivery system with demonstrated ability to abstract medical information and interpret patient records.

• Must possess knowledge in medical health services provided by AdventHealthTampa.

• Requires good interpersonal skills with ability to relate well with administration, physicians, patients, and other hospital employees.

• Skills in the use of personal computer and related software systems and applications.


• Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic Certificate.

• Previous experience in a patient placement or transfer center

• Previous clinical experience in a critical care area.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Tampa

Req ID: 23008166

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.