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Pt Logistics & Transfer Ctr Dir/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Pt Logistics & Transfer Ctr Dir/UKHC
Requisition Number RE38986
Working Title Patient Logistics and Transfer Center Director
Department Name H3280:Command Center
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 15
Salary Range $95,056-185,848/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
5 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Regularly requires sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and repetitive motions. May occasionally require standing or walking with objects up to 25 lbs.; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to and over 50 lbs.; exposure to loud noises.
Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm; may require some weekends and holidays per departmental needs.
Job Summary
This position will provide centralized oversight for transfer activities and bed placement. The Patient Logistic Director is responsible for working closely with all UK Healthcare facilities, medical staff, administrators, department heads and nursing staff to effectively direct patient movement/flow including but not limited to inpatient transfers, emergency department transfers, direct admissions from all UK Healthcare facilities and affiliate, outreach facilities. The Director is responsible for leading and managing all members of the patient transfer facilitators, UK MDs, KCATs, and all other call center activities.

Internal Employee Being Considered (IEBC)

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
EPIC, Microsoft Office Products, Lean Processes/Improvement
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Preferred Masters in a business or health related field with at least five years experience in patient flow or throughput
Deadline to Apply 03/20/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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Pt Logistics & Transfer Ctr Dir/UKHC

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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