Banner Health Placement Representative - Clinical Care Operations in Mesa, Arizona


Placement Representative

Clinical Care Operations

Banner Desert Medical Center located in Mesa, AZ is seeking a Placement Representative for their Clinical Care Operations department. The Placement Rep must be able to multi task and have worked with various software programs. One year of admissions, administrative work in healthcare is preferred.

This is a part-time, 24 hours/week, working nights (6P-6:30A).

About Clinical Care Operations:

Clinical Care Operations is the hub of patient management for the campus, including: bed assignment, unit staffing (scheduling, balancing, casual labor utilization), house supervision, emergency preparedness (code events and internal disasters), patient transports, dispatch, and data analysis. Several employee groups report to this department, including clinical positions such as RN House Senior Managers, SWAT RNs, and Resource Team (RNs, NAs, PCAs, HUCs, and BHTs) plus non-clinical roles such as Office Supervisor, Transport Supervisor, Dispatchers, Placement Reps, and Information Specialists.


About Banner Desert Medical Center

Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System.

About Banner Cardon Children's Medical Center

If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Cardon Children's Medical Center in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

Responsible for facility-wide patient and/or staff placement operations. Serves as a liaison between both internal and external customers. Manages data as related to operations. Performs Utilization Management functions as required by facility

Essential Functions

  • Acts as the Command Center for Hospital. Coordinates with internal personnel and external agencies to address continual demand for patient placement and/or staffing requirements and maintains list of anticipated needs and projected resources.

  • Enters, maintains, and archives data in computer files for departments as required using multiple software platforms.

  • Identifies, resolves and communicates real and potential problems and information to appropriate Nursing leadership. Prioritizes safe utilization of resources.

  • Creates and distributes individualized ad-hoc reports upon management request.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

The position also requires skills and abilities typically gained with 1 year of experience in a healthcare office setting, previous experience in patient services or admitting would be very helpful. Must have medical terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and critical thinking skills. Must have the ability to work under tight time constraints and meet deadlines while working on a variety of projects.

Must be proficient with commonly used office software and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate Degree preferred. Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Job Number 207733

Facility Banner Desert & Cardon Children's Medical Center

Shift Night

Department Banner Desert Medical Center - Clinical Care Operations

Position Type PT: Part-Time

Street Address 1400 South Dobson Rd

City & State US-AZ-Mesa

Posting Category Administrative / Clerical