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Throughput Manager

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Plymouth Category: Care Management / Patient Care Coordination Job ID: JR48477 Date posted: 04/03/2024
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Day (United States of America)

40hpw; day shift

Job Description:


  • Prioritizes appropriate placement of all admissions and transfers, monitors room availability and turnover of beds.

  • Tracks and trends barriers to patient throughputflow. Makes recommendations and develops action plans to improve process and systems.

  • Leads the development, implementation and continual improvement of patient throughputflow process.

  • Monitors hospital census and notifies appropriate parties based on high capacity/code help policy.

  • Manages the admission process by maintaining updated bed availability and facility services at all times.

  • Monitors and analyzes patient flow data.

  • Identifies needs and searches out solutions.

  • Acts as a central contact for all bed management decisions.

  • Coordinates bed flow meetings and facilitatesattends daily huddle.

  • Implements tools and processes to enable a centralized information base.

  • Provide high level of customer service and customer satisfaction.

  • Works collaboratively with all levels of hospital personnel, physicians, nursing units, nurse leaders, admitting and physician offices to facilitate throughput of all patients.

  • Demonstrates flexibility and creativity in response to unexpected changes in work load.

  • Ability to resolve conflict including situations where there may be conflicting priorities.

  • Participates in professional development to assure competency in skills and knowledge.

  • Responsibility for the Float Pool staff, staff schedules, Kronos time and attendance, holds staff accountable for adhering to standards of practice and hospital policies, counsels’ staff, collaboration with unit-based educator, completes staff performance reviews.

  • Directly manages department staff and orients, trains, mentors, supervises and assesses competencies for all staff reporting to the Nursing Resource/Throughput Bed Flow Manager.

  • Responsibility of the Staffing office, assisting is scheduling and staffing, collection and analysis of staffing related data, oversees daily staffing process.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Current RN Licensure with 3-5 years of acute care experience

  • BSN

  • Demonstrated progressive leadership


  • Critical Care/ Emergency Department experience preferred

  • Demonstrated progressive leadership preferred

  • Previous bed flow experience preferred

  • Meditech experience preferred


  • AHA BLS required

Physical/Environmental Requirements

This job requires frequent bending, carrying, pulling, pushing, reaching, standing, stooping, walking and lifting over 10 lbs. There will be occasional need for climbing stairs, lifting in excess of 50 – 100 lbs and sitting. Constant use of hearing, sight and speech. Frequent use of smell and touch. Frequent keyboard and telephone use. Constant concentration and problem solving.

FLSA Status:


As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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