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Position Details

Department: PCH-MAIN | Centralized Staffing Support
Category: Administrative Support
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 628439
Date Posted: 11/22/2021
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Staffing Center Assistant aids the Centralized Staffing Support Center nurses by supporting the operational aspects of implementing the staffing plan each shift. This position requires outstanding organizational, time management, communication, interpersonal, critical thinking, and escalation skills.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. Support daily staffing operations
    • Monitors staffing levels through existing systems on an ongoing basis to include understanding of number of staff required, scheduled specialty skill needs, and premium resource allocation and provides details to the Staffing Coordinators for decision making.
    • As delegated to by the Staffing Coordinator, facilitates the adjustment of staffing levels to address flexing staffing needs.
    • When asked, utilizes available tools to solicit additional staffing resources as needed.
  2. Tracking of Resource Utilization
    • Monitors compliance of staffing levels meeting projected staffing needs to include sitter utilization.
    • Tracks floats and cancellations to support decision making when staff reduction is necessary.
    • Records and reports use of premium and incentive pay and rationale for approval.
  3. Upkeep of Documentation in Staffing and Scheduling Systems
    • Documents/codes all ill calls and other shift modifications in real time to ensure timely, accurate staffing level information is available.
    • Addresses last minute schedule requests.
    • Ensures all changes to scheduled shifts are updated in a timely manner following the bed meeting.
    • Verifies Acuities have been assigned to each patient each shift.
  4. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High School diploma or equivalent. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two years of administrative experience in health care setting. Required
2. Previous experience with staffing/scheduling operations. Preferred
3. Experience with Kronos Staffing/Scheduling/Timekeeping system. Preferred
Do you meet this requirement?
Special Skills
1. Intermediate knowledge of Windows environment that includes the use of MS Office Suite of products with an emphasis on Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Required
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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