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Staffing Coordinator

Company: Tenet Health
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


The Clinical Operations Representative (COR) facilitates the daily allocation of nursing personnel, utilizing general staffing guidelines (as approved by Nursing Directors) and knowledge of personnels skill level. The position coordinates additional activities centrally located in the Nursing Office and promotes and maintains a professional image through contact with the public. The COR will also facilitate patient admissions and transfers throughout the facility working in Cerner, PBAR, RightBed and the Hospital ADT system. They will assist in applying the appropriate room accommodation codes, and communicate any problems immediately to the Transfer Center Coordinator or House Supervisor. Access to all Patient Health Information is for treatment purposes only.



  • Allocates personnel with House Supervisor consultation based on unit need, staffing guidelines, and union contracts.
  • Obtains daily staff requests
  • Coordinates staffing to meet organizations requirements
  • Monitors overtime accumulation and tracks attendance
  • Conducts compliance audits on files of float pool and all contract staff to assure accuracy
  • Maintains schedules and schedule accuracy
  • Verifies payroll accuracy
  • Processes employee vacation requests after they have been approved
  • Monitors and maintains information on staff qualifications and areas of expertise
  • Problem solves scheduling conflicts
  • Schedules orientation of new hires/contract staff
  • Maintains tracking of mandatory education
  • Maintains daily staffing reports and updates OptiLink
  • Assist mortuary personnel and families with information regarding deceased patients
  • Other duties as directed by Transfer Center Coordinators, Staffing Office Manager and/or House Supervisors
  • Assist in maintaining files

One Call:

  • Receive calls for admits and gathers demographic data
  • Enter patient demographic information in to computer systems
  • Assign hospital service codes, accommodation codes and bed assignments
  • Notifies departments of admissions/transfers
  • Updates FirstNet and RightBed assignments
  • Edits cleaning priorities on RightBed
  • Receives and modifies bed assignments (transfers, discharges)
  • Updates admitting diagnosis/attending physician changes
  • Performing a daily census reconciliation to make sure codes are correct and

presence/absence of patients are verified

  • Coordinate with EVS to expedite patient admissions/transfers



High school diploma or GED

Computer experience- ability to work in multiple systems concurrently

Excellent communication skills written and verbal

Demonstrated ability to present self in positive and professional manner

Prioritization and organizational skills

Ability to read and understand written English.

Ability to communicate orally and in writing

Ability to communicate with others via telephone

Ability to complete detailed work and complex scheduling requirements with minimal errors


1-3 years working in hospital setting with staffing/Cerner/ADT experience

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications



We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment. We deliver the resources, tools and support our employees need to serve our patients and customers in the best way possible so we can create happier, healthier communities.


At Tenet, we believe in a diverse and inclusive environment, one that is grounded in our dedication to the health and well-being of all people. Respecting, nurturing and encouraging diversity of thought, background and experience contribute to positive work environments that result in exceptional patient care. We embrace diversity because it's our culture, and because it's the right thing to do.

Keywords: Tenet Health, Palm Springs , Staffing Coordinator, Other , Palm Springs, California

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