Staffing Coordinator-Central Staffing- 12 pm-830 pm Job

Overview
Summary

Responsible for deploying the centralized float staff to units based on float pool criteria and guidelines to ensure adequate coverage. Creates, maintains, and produces reports related to float pool activity and metrics, and provides office support duties for the central staffing department. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.

Education/Experience/Licensure

 

Education/Formal Training

Work Experience

Credential/Licensure

 

REQUIRED:

High school graduate or equivalent. 

One (1) year experience in hospital staffing or scheduling, or a closely related function.

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PREFERRED:

Associates degree

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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • Must have a good understanding of staffing and scheduling requirements in hospitals.
  • Knowledge and experience in electronic scheduling systems preferred.
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office program or programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) as indicated in the specific function within the department.
  • Knowledge of the type of patient care provided in the various clinical areas.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks within deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact well with leaders and staff.
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations and when to escalate issues to the leader.
  • Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Key Job Responsibilities
  • Deploys float staff to units based on float pool criteria and guidelines to ensure adequate coverage for shifts.
  • Partners with facility leaders to assist with unit based staffing and scheduling requests.
  • Schedules float staff for training and skills validation.
  • Creates, maintains, and produces reports related to float pool activity and metrics.
  • Performs various office support duties specific to the department.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned.
Physical Requirements
  • Infrequent travel outside office.
  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work – exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.